February 7 2007
Grace joined Court TV from the Atlanta Fulton County District Attorney's Office where she served for a decade as special prosecutor of major felony cases involving serial murder, serial rape, serial child molestation and arson. Grace compiled a perfect record of nearly 100 felony convictions at trial and no losses.
One of television's most respected legal analysts, Grace hosts Court TV's trial coverage program "Nancy Grace: Closing Arguments" in addition to a series of Court TV live primetime news specials. She also hosts a nightly show on CNN Headline News. Her first book, "Objection!," takes a look at America's justice system that focuses on high profile and celebrity defendants and what really happens in the courtroom.
Grace, a Law Review graduate of Mercer Law School, received her degree in constitutional and criminal law from New York University. She was also a litigation instructor at Georgia State University School of Law and a business law instructor at GSU's School of Business. Grace clerked with a federal court judge and practiced antitrust and consumer protection law with the Federal Trade Commission.
A lover of Shakespearean literature, Grace's plan to become an English professor was derailed by the random murder of her fiancÃ©Â®Â The incident propelled her to enroll in law school and set her on the path to become a felony prosecutor and an outspoken victims' rights advocate.
The presentation is free and open to the public.
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Legal analyst Nancy Grace will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20 in Indiana State University?s Tilson Auditorium as part of the 2006 - 2007 University Speakers Series. A reception and booksigning is planned immediately following her presentation in Heritage Lounge.