Thursday, September 27, 2007

D.C. Area Legal History Roundtable: Judges and Judging

The Catholic University of America
Columbus School of Law

Fall 2007 D.C. Area Legal History Roundtable
:

Judges and Judging
Friday, November 2, 2007
Noon – 4:00pm

The D.C. Area Legal History Roundtable is an informal gathering of Washington, D.C. law professionals and historians. Following a several-year hiatus the George Washington University Law School organized and hosted a session on the History of the Legal Profession in the fall of 2006, and in the spring of 2007 American University’s Washington College of Law hosted a session on Slavery. This Fall’s program is the third in the current roundtable series.

The Schedule is as follows:

11:45am – 1:30pm Buffet Lunch available

12:10 – 1:20pm
The Last Word: Late-Breaking Opinions & Second Thoughts on the Supreme Court
(part of a larger work on self-regulation by the Court)

Presenter: Ross Davies, George Mason University School of Law
Commentators:
Stephen Wermiel, American University, Washington College of Law
Elizabeth Engdahl, Legal Times
Moderator: Stephen Goldman, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

1:20 – 1:30pm Break

1:30 – 2:40pm
Judicial Compensation: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives

Presenter: Susanna Fischer, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
Commentators:
Renee Lerner Lettow, George Washington University
Mary Lee Clark, American University, Washington College of Law
Moderator: James Oldham, Georgetown University Law Center

2:40 - 2:50 Break (Light refreshments available)

2:40 – 3:40 p.m.
Judges and Notaries
(chapter from a forthcoming book by James A. Brundage.)
Commentators:
Kenneth Pennington, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
Daniel Ernst, Georgetown University Law School
Moderator: Caroline Sherman, The Catholic University of America, College of Arts and Sciences

3:40 – 4:00pm Wrap Up
Planning Meeting for the next D.C. Area Legal History Roundtable session

R.s.v.p. RobbK@law.edu or (202)319-6126
For more information please contact Professor Sarah Duggin, duggin@law.edu, 202-319-6073.

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