by Irma Romero
Published in www.americanbar.org
WASHINGTON, June 16, 2015 — Palmer G. Vance II, a partner at Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC in Lexington, Ky., was part of an American Bar Association delegation that participated in the five-day celebration in London and Runnymede of the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta.
Vance, a member of the ABA Magna Carta Anniversary Committee and the ABA London Sessions Planning Committee, took part in the events and activities led by the Association in conjunction with the Magna Carta celebration.
The ABA London Sessions, which ran from June 11-15, were the culmination of a yearlong celebration of the historic charter. The celebration featured preeminent speakers and 16 continuing legal education programs that focused on the Great Charter’s impact and relevance on the rule of law today.
Vance was present at Monday’s morning-long Magna Carta anniversary celebration, attended by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, where he met Princess Anne (click here for a picture). The morning’s events, attended by more than 4,000 guests, were followed by a rededication ceremony of the newly refurbished ABA Memorial, which was erected in 1957 to honor the legacy of Magna Carta and the principles of justice it represents (click here for picture).
ABA President William C. Hubbard led the rededication ceremony, which was attended by dignitaries including United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence, U.K. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, and Matthew Barzun, U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom (click here for picture).
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