NCCU Law Presents the 2012 R.J. Reynolds Symposium

Posted on Thursday, April 5, 2012

On April 13, 2012, North Carolina Central University School of Law will present the 2012 R.J. Reynolds Symposium “Obstacles and Opportunities: The Role of Law in Doing Business in New and Old Economies in the Global Marketplace.”

The day-long event will feature keynote speakers Dean Edward Oyewo of the University of Lagos, Nigeria, and Judge Thelton Henderson of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.  The morning lectures and panel discussions will focus on the African and Caribbean experience while the afternoon discussions will focus on lessons from South America and the European economic crisis. Panelists from five universities and international legal practice will speak.

For more information, including a detailed conference schedule, please download the 2012 R.J. Reynolds Symposium Brochure.


The event is free and members of the public are welcome to attend.  Registration for the luncheon is now closed.


For lodging, the recommended hotel is the Hilton Garden Inn-Durham Southpoint, located at 7007 Fayetteville Road, Durham, N.C. 27713. Detailed hotel information can be found on the Hilton Garden Inn website.

When making your reservation, please mention that you are attending the R.J. Reynolds Symposium at NCCU School of Law.


Directions to NCCU School of Law are available here.


Contact Tamara Talmadge, Assistant to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, at 919-530-6525 or