October 09, 2017

Media Availability – U.S. Sen. Richard J. “Dick” Durbin

Reporters, photographers and news crews are welcome to a media availability for U.S. Sen. Richard J. “Dick” Durbin at 5:15 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 10, at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s SIU School of Law. The availability will be in the Hiram H. Lesar Law Building’s Moot Courtroom, Room 108. 

At 5:30 p.m., Durbin will provide his unique perspective on the late U.S. Sen. Paul Simon and the SIU Carbondale public policy institute that honors the longtime legislator. Durbin’s presentation, “Paul Simon Public Policy Institute: A Lasting Legacy,”  is the keynote speech of the institute’s fall 2017 schedule and a part of the 20th anniversary of the institute’s founding in 1997. 

Durbin’s presentation is free and open to the public. The event will also be live-streamed beginning at 5:25 p.m. here.