On September 11, 2001, at the age of 45 and at the height of her professional and personal life, Barbara Olson was murdered in the terrorist attacks against the United States as a passenger on the hijacked American Airlines flight that was flown into the Pentagon. The Federalist Society established this annual lecture in Barbara's memory because of her enormous contributions as an active member, supporter, and volunteer leader. Solicitor General Theodore B. Olson delivered the first lecture in November 2001. The lecture series continued in following years with with lectures by former Solicitor General Ken Starr, Judge Robert Bork, and Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. In 2005, Judge A. Raymond Randolph of the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit delivered the lecture.
5th Annual Barbara K. Olson Memorial Lecture
When: Friday, November 11, 2005
Where: Mayflower Hotel - Washington, DC
Judge A. Raymond Randolph
United States Court of Appeals,
District of Columbia Circuit
For information about Barbara Olson and this lecture series, click HERE.
For a list of past lecturers, click HERE.