The Joseph Henry Lumpkin Society Educational Seminar Series provides the opportunity for Georgia Law alumni to discuss current issues and their importance to the legal community with the key players involved. Attendance is typically limited to 25 guests and is reserved for members of the law school’s Joseph Henry Lumpkin Society and their guests. The series’ inaugural speaker, Joe D. Whitley (J.D.’75) became general counsel for the Department of Homeland Security in August 2003. The following is a summary of Whitley’s remarks from his Dec. 3, 2004, presentation.

Event Date

December 2004


Alumnus Joe D. Whitley (J.D.'75), general counsel for the Department of Homeland Security, provides an insider's look at the controversial act.