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badgeCPG Advisory Board Member, Professor Jasper Kim, has just written a book entitled 24 Hours with 24 Lawyers: Profiles of Traditional and Non-traditional Careers. It can be purchased at
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badgeCPG Advisory Board Member, Nancy Cushing-Jones, is the Co-Chair of a new theatrical production of CRIES FROM THE HEART: ORDINARY HEROES, being presented on behalf of Human Rights Watch on May 9th at the Broad Theatre in Santa Monica, California. The outstanding cast is headlined by Annette Bening. Please scroll down for all the rest of the details about the evening, including the rest of the cast and the musical groups performing.

Human Rights Watch works in over ninety countries, addressing the human rights practices of governments of all political stripes, regardless of ethnic or religious persuasion. It defends freedom of thought and expression, due process, and equal protection of the law and a vigorous civil society. Human Rights Watch is widely respected for timely and accurate investigations and research, and for documenting and denouncing murders, disappearances, torture, arbitrary imprisonments, discrimination, and other human rights abuses.

You can make a difference in this critical work by joining us for this unique and inspiring evening. Please complete and return the registration form, or call the Human Rights Watch office at 310.477.5540 to reserve by phone. Last year the event sold out, so don't delay!
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badgeWilliam Nix, Chairman of CPG, served as Moderator of An Actors Life for Me Workshop Panel at November 2010 Ojai Film Festival with Craig T. Nelson, Brett Cullen, Paul Weber and Emily Hahn.
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badgeWilliam Nix has been invited to join the Foreign Language Film Award Screening Committee for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and will begin serving as a member in October 2010. This Award will be announced during the annual Oscar telecast on February 27, 2011. Further details are available at
badgeWilliam Nix served as a member of the International Documentary Association's 2010 Awards Nominating Committee for the third year in a row. The IDA Documentary Awards will be given out on December 3, 2010 at their annual awards ceremony, which will be held at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles. Further details are available at