Thu, 05/31/2012 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room) [map
Panelists of national prominence, exceptional professional experience, and divergent viewpoints will discuss the current vacancy rate in the federal judiciary and the ongoing political struggle to fill the vacancies that remain. Panelists will also address the impacts of judicial vacancies and the current state of litigation and process in the federal courts. Finally, the panelists will debate the path forward to improving the process and removing the political roadblocks that have kept it from working better.
Honorable James Gwin, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Christopher Kang, Senior Counsel to the President, Office of White House Counsel (appearing via Skype)
Jeremy Paris, Chief Counsel for Nominations and Oversight for Chairman Patrick Leahy, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee
Michael Zubrensky, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Policy, U.S. Department of Justice
Marge Baker, Executive Vice President, People for the American Way
Jonathan Adler, Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law and Director, Center for Business Law and Regulation, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Dan Moulthrop, The Civic Commons
The event is co-sponsored by C|M|LAW, the National Council of Jewish Women, the Ohio Coalition for Constitutional Values, the American Constitution Society, the Alliance for Justice, and People for the American Way.
CLE credit: 2 free hours pending
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