Respected Jurist Prepares For Florida Tech Lecture

By  //  September 17, 2012

Public Welcome To Attend

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Florida Institute of Technology’s Department of Humanities and Communication will present the Honorable Judge John Antoon II in an inaugural lecture Sept. 27 on campus.

U.S. District Court Judge John Antoon II of Cocoa has served on the federal bench since 2000. (Image courtesy United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida)

Late registration and check-in will begin at 6 p.m. followed by a reception at 6:15; the lecture starts at 7 p.m.

The United States district judge will present “In Pursuit of Life, Liberty and Technology” in the Denius Student Center second floor Hartley Room.

Judge Antoon will describe the impact of scientific and technological issues, which have become more present in Federal Court since he was nominated by President Bill Clinton and confirmed by the Senate in 2000.

He will highlight notable cases involving science and technology that may have a great importance in the continuing development of federal law.

Antoon also will discuss the increasing need for lawyers to have an understanding of matters involving science and technology in order to better serve their clients’ needs.

The lecture is free to the Florida Tech community and the general public. There is a fee of $25 for those seeking a continuing education credit.

Because of space limitations, pre-registration is necessary for all.

For more information, call 321-674-8382 or send an email to