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2006 Temple Bar Scholars


U.S. Ambassador Tuttle honors the 2006 Temple Bar scholars and celebrates the fifteenth anniversary of the Temple Bar program by hosting a reception at the Winfield House. Shown above: Peter M. Koski, Rebecca G. Deutsch, Ambassador Robert H. Tuttle, Catherine Dong Soon Miller, James C. Owens.

Rebecca G. Deutsch - Ms. Deutsch received her J.D. in 2002 from Yale Law School.  While there, she was senior editor of the Yale Law Journal and articles editor of the Yale Journal of International Law.  She received her B.A., summa cum laude, from Yale College.  After law school, Ms. Deutsch served as a judicial clerk to Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and to Judge Robert A. Katzmann of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Most recently, Ms. Deutsch served as a judicial clerk to Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Peter M. Koski - Mr. Koski received his J.D. in 2005 from Stanford Law School, where he was Co-President of his class and delivered the student speech at graduation.  While there, Mr. Koski was a Fellow in the Stanford Center on Conflict and Negotiation and secured grants to spend six weeks in India documenting caste discrimination in rural Gujarat.  In 2001-2002, Mr. Koski was a Rotary Ambassadorial Fellow in Quito, Ecuador.  Mr. Koski received his B.A., summa cum laude, in 2000 from Seattle University.  Following law school, Mr. Koski served as a judicial clerk to Judge Richard C. Tallman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and has accepted an offer to join the DOJ Honors Program in the Criminal Division, Public Integrity Section.

Catherine Dong Soon Miller - Ms. Miller received her J.D. in 2004 from Washington College of Law, where she was a member of the Administrative Law Review and Human Rights Impact Litigation Clinic.  Ms. Miller received her M.A., summa cum laude, in 1997 from University of California-Berkeley and B.A., summa cum laude, in 1994 from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.  Ms. Miller has studied and worked in Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, and the Marshall Islands.  After law school, Ms. Miller served as a judicial clerk to Judge Gregory W. Carman of the U.S. Court of International Trade.

James C. Owens  - Dr. Owens received his J.D. in 2003 from the University of Virginia, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and served on the submissions review board of the Virginia Journal of International Law.  He received his Ph.D. in 2005 and his M.A. in 1996 from the University of Virginia.  He received his B.A., magna cum laude with distinction, from James Madison University in 1994.  Following law school, Dr. Owens joined Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in Washington, D.C., and most recently served as a judicial clerk to Chief Judge Danny J. Boggs of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Each of the English Inns hosted the scholars for lunch. Shown below: James C. Owens, Middle Temple Treasurer Derek Wood QC, Middle Temple Under Treasurer Peter Hilling, Rebecca G. Deutsch, AIC President Chief Judge Deanell Tacha, Catherine Dong Soon Miller, Peter M. Koski, and AIC Awards and Scholarships Coordinator Cindy Dennis.