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Levin Center offers recording of Jan. 6 Committee program

The Levin Center for Oversight and Democracy and Georgetown Law Center for Congressional Studies recent;y partnered to present a live and in-person panel on how the innovative approaches used by the January 6 Select Committee will affect future oversight hearings by Congress. A recording of that program is now available on the Levin Center’s YouTube channel and on C-SPAN.

Panelists at the program included:

• Kristin Amerling, deputy staff director and chief counsel of the January 6 Committee

• Reginald Brown, Kirkland & Ellis partner who represented witnesses before the January 6 Committee

• Lisa Desjardins, PBS NewsHour correspondent who covered the January 6 Committee hearings

• Professor David Rapallo, Georgetown University Law Center, and former longtime congressional investigator

The program hosts were Victoria Nourse, Ralph V. Whitworth Professor in Law, Georgetown University Law Center; and Jim Townsend, director, Levin Center for Oversight and Democracy and adjunct professor of law, Wayne State University Law School

The Levin Center for Oversight and Democracy was established in 2015 to carry on the legislative oversight legacy and vision of Senator Carl Levin. For additional information, visit https://levin-center.org.


Firm to participate in Annual Cross-Border Economic Forecast at Fed Detroit Branch

Dickinson Wright is pleased to announce that it will be participating in the Canada-United States Business Association (CUSBA) 11th Annual Cross-Border Economic Forecast on Tuesday, February 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Federal Reserve Bank – Detroit Branch, 1600 E. Warren Ave. in Detroit.

The 11th Annual Cross-Border Economic Forecast is an event where economists from both sides of the international border will provide highlights on the most recent forecasts for Canada and the United States. The speakers will discuss the specific factors driving economic change and the impact on businesses in 2023. 

This year’s event will include welcome remarks from Colin Bird, Consul General of Canada, Detroit and feature Michael Gregory, CFA, deputy chief economist and head of U.S. Economics BMO Capital Markets, and Martin Lavelle, senior business economist, Detroit Branch of the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank. Mark High, member in Dickinson Wright’s Detroit office and president of CUSBA will serve as moderator. 

For those interested in attending the event, visit https://bit.ly/3HOKX7t.

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