January 18, 96

Vol. 11 , No. 05   


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Whatever Happened to Limited Government? Or, Why You'll Still Have A Headache the Morning After They Balance the Budget, If They Balance the Budget
MICHAEL UHLMANN
TUESDAY, JANUARY 30, 1996 12:15 p.m.

Michael M. Uhlmann, a Washington attorney and senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, has recently been appointed professor of government at Claremont McKenna College, mentoring students enrolled in CMC's Washington D.C. internship program. The Washington Program was started in the early '70s and is the oldest and one of the most respected internship programs in the capital. Each year 35 students are placed in government and nongovernment positions, frequently a stepping-stone to a career in Washington. The theme is politics, whether in the public or private sector. The quality of the program is reflected in its ability to attract someone of the Michael Uhlmann's stature.

Currently on sabbatical from full-time law practice, Uhlmann was for many years a partner in the international law firm, Pepper, Hamilton & Scheetz. He has had a long and distinguished career in government, including service on the staff of the U.S. Senate, the Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the White House. He was assistant attorney general in the Ford Administration, domestic policy advisor to Ronald Reagan, and headed President George Bush's legal policy transition team in 1988.

A graduate of Yale University and University of Virginia Law School, Uhlmann received his doctorate in government from The Claremont Graduate School. He has taught at the undergraduate, graduate, and law school levels, most recently at the George Mason Law School.

A Washington insider known for his dynamism and humor as well as political acumen, Michael Uhlmann is a speaker you won't want to miss. Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. The lecture begins at 12:15 p.m.