MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Former federal judge and U.S. Independent Counsel Ken Starr is coming to Morgantown as part of a continuing education series for members of the West Virginia State Bar. Starr is now president of Baylor University, a fellow Big 12 school. He is scheduled to speak at 9 a.m. Saturday at the WVU College of Law in Morgantown, but the speech also will be webcast. Starr has argued 36 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, 25 of them during his term as U.S. Solicitor General. He held that post from 1989 to 1993.
He was appointed to serve as independent counsel for five investigations. He's authored more than 25 publications, including the 2002 book "First Among Equals: The Supreme Court in American Life."