SAN FRANCISCO -- The judicial confirmation process and its evolution over the last decade is the focus of an upcoming Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly symposium.
The symposium will bring together judges, practitioners, and distinguished academics to discuss topics such as how Justice Clarence Thomas’ confirmation hearings affected the confirmation process and to address issues surrounding the process such as gender and race, the “politics” of confirmation, and what the process may look like in the future.
Panelists include Judge Marsha Berzon, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; Prof. Joseph Grodin, UC Hastings; Judge William Fletcher, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; Prof. Frederick Lambert, UC Hastings; and Prof. Carl Tobias, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
WHEN: Friday, March 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: The University of California Hastings College of the Law Alumni Reception Center, second floor, 200 McAllister St. (corner of Hyde), San Francisco.
REGISTRATION: Registration is at the door and is $50 including lunch with 6 MCLE units and $20 for the public without MCLE credit. Students are free (lunch not included).