Hawaii Public Policy Review Series Meeting for Nov. 8, 2011: Clark & Nicole Neily

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GRIH with the support of the Hawaii Liberty Coalition (HLC)* is pleased to announce a special Hawaii Public Policy Review Series event featuring two distinguished national speakers:

Nicole Kurokawa Neily, Executive Director of the Independent Women’s Forum and Clark Neily, Senior Attorney with the Institute for Justice.


WHEN: November 8, 2011, 7:30-9:30 AM.

WHERE: Pacific Club, Cleghorn Room

WHAT: Continental Breakfast with Refreshments and stimulating presentations by Clark and Nicole. Clark’s topic of discussion is: “IJ Case Stories and How and Why They Take These No Fee Cases”. Nicole will discuss the “History of Women in the Liberty Movement in America and How Government Hurts Women”. There will be ample time for Q and A discussion.

HOW TO RSVP: Reserve by replying to this email by 11/7/11. Seating is limited to 40. Event fee is $25 per person. Mail checks to GRIH at 1314 S. King St. #1163 Honolulu, 96814. Call 591-9193 to pay by credit card.

ABOUT CLARK: Clark Neily joined the Institute for Justice as a senior attorney in 2000. He litigates economic liberty, property rights, school choice, First Amendment and other constitutional cases in both federal and state courts. In his private capacity, Clark served as co-counsel for the plaintiffs in District of Columbia v. Heller, the historic case in which the Supreme Court announced for the first time that the Second Amendment protects an individual right to keep guns at home for self-defense.

Before joining the Institute of Justice, Clark spent four years as a litigator at the Dallas-based firm Thompson & Knight, where he worked on a wide variety of matters including professional malpractice, First Amendment and media-related matters, complex commercial cases and intellectual property litigation. Clark received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Texas, where he was Chief Articles Editor of the Texas Law Review. After law school, he clerked for Judge Royce Lamberth on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

ABOUT NICOLE: Nicole Kurokawa Neily is the executive director of the Independent Women’s Forum, and has previously served as a senior policy analyst and senior fellow for IWF. Prior to returning to IWF, Nicole worked as director of research analysis for the Winston Group, a public opinion and message design firm, and was both manager of external relations and media manager at the Cato institute. In addition, she has authored several papers for the Illinois Policy Institute and Americans for Prosperity-Illinois.

Nicole’s work has been published widely in print and online outlets. She appears frequently on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, Fox Business, CNBC, PBS, and CBN, and is a regular guest on radio programs across the country. Nicole holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Illinois, and a master’s of public policy from Pepperdine University’s School of Public Policy.

The Hawaii Liberty Coalition includes ten organizations, including the Kona Tea Party, Hawaii Reporter, and Smart Business Hawaii. Through the HLC, we reach over 9000 persons when we communicate.