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Attorney General Sorrell Travels To Turkey For International Symposium

CONTACT: Susanne R. Young, Deputy Attorney General, (802) 828-3713

May 8, 2014

Attorney General Bill Sorrell is a guest speaker and panelist at the International Symposium on Justice and the Rule of Law. The 2014 Symposium in Istanbul, Turkey, is an international gathering of legal and judicial experts who will lecture on the “Rule of Law.” Today Sorrell served on a panel moderated by Sir Edward Garnier, the former Solicitor General of England and Wales, on the topic of “Threats to the Rule of Law.” “I am honored to be invited to be a part of this symposium and to present alongside the caliber of presenters it will feature,” said Sorrell. “This is a unique opportunity to underscore the importance of the independence of prosecutors, the judiciary and the press to protecting the fundamental rights and freedoms of individuals in a democracy.” The costs associated with the trip are provided by the trip’s sponsors.

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