Local attorney to discuss impact of 14th Amendment

By UW-Barron County

The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, and how it has reshaped American law and society, specifically on the rights, privileges and obligations of its citizens, will be the topic of attorney Joe Thrasher’s presentation at UW-Barron County on April 27, 12:30 to 1:20 p.m., in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall (R234). His talk, “The 14th Amendment: Transforming American Democracy,” is part of the campus’ Thursdays @ the U Lecture and Performance Series.

Thrasher has been practicing civil trial and appellate law in Rice Lake since 1973. He is a 1970 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School. He is admitted to practice in all Wisconsin state and federal courts and the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Seventh, Eighth, Ninth and District of Columbia circuits. Thrasher is a past member of the Wisconsin Judicial Council, is listed in Best Lawyers in America and has been named a Wisconsin Super Lawyer by Milwaukee Magazine. He is a former president of the UW-Barron County Foundation and current president of the Long Lake Preservation Association.

Thursdays @ the U Series talks are free, open to the public and sponsored by the UW-Barron County Foundation. UW-Barron County is located at 1800 College Dr. in Rice Lake. For more information, call 715-234-8176.


Brian Becker