2017 Panels and Panelists

2017 Panels and Panelists

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Welcome

Robert Garcia, Mayor
Long Beach, Calif.

The Japanese-American Internment: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow [ethics credit]

Sam Mihara, Former Internment Camp Detainee

Richard Reeves, Senior Lecturer
USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

Prof. Eric Yamamoto, Fred T. Korematsu Professor of Law and Social Justice
University of Hawai’i at Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law

*Hon. Holly Fujie, Judge
Los Angeles Superior Court

Cyber Issues Over the Horizon to Public/Private Concerns

Monika Bickert, Head of global policy management
Facebook

Rajesh De, Partner
Mayer Brown

*Harvey Rishikof, Professor of Law and National Security Studies
National War College

Breakout I: Hot Topics in Criminal Law: Jury Misconduct, Crawford’s Hearsay Legacy and New Approaches to Fourth Amendment Privacy

Hon. Carol Corrigan, Associate Justice
California Supreme Court

Prof. Laurie Levenson, Professor of Law; William M. Rains Fellow; David W. Burcham Chair in Ethical Advocacy; Director, Center for Legal Advocacy
Loyola Law School

Prof. Rory Little, Professor of Law
UC Hastings College of the Law

*Hon. Brian Hoffstadt, Associate Justice
California Court of Appeals, Second District

Breakout II: When My Emergency Becomes Your Emergency: Interlocutory Appeals and Extraordinary Remedies

Hon. Joel Bolger, Justice
Alaska Supreme Court

Hon. Catharina Haynes, U.S. Circuit Judge
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Alicia Hickok, Partner
Drinker Biddle

*Robert L. Byer, Partner; Chair, Trial Practice Group, Appellate division
Duane Morris

Maximum Impact: How to Give (and Get) the Most Effective Edits

Prof. Mary Beth Beazley, Professor of Law
Ohio State University Michael E Moritz College of Law

Wendy McGuire Coats, Partner & Appellate Counsel
Fisher & Phillips

*Cliffie Wesson, Staff Attorney
Texas Court of Appeals, Fifth District

Breakout I: Ethical Editing in the Age of Shrinking Word Counts [ethics credit]

Hon. Gina Benavides, Justice
Texas Thirteenth Court of Appeals

Joseph Lipner, Partner
Irell & Manella LLP

Hon. Kim McLane Wardlaw, Judge
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

*Bennett Evan Cooper, Partner
Steptoe & Johnson

Breakout II: So Many Appeals, So Little Time: Ways in Which Intermediate Appellate Courts Strive to Handle Growing Case Loads

Hon. Cheryl Chambers, Associate Justice
New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department

John Doerner, Principal Court Management Consultant
National Center for State Courts

Hon. Randy Smith, U.S. Circuit Judge
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

*Ric Schickele, Career Law Clerk
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

A Conversation About Public Policy’s Role in Judging

Hon. David Carter, U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

Hon. Stephen Markman, Chief Justice
Michigan Supreme Court

*Mary Massaron, Partner
Plunkett Cooney

Breakout I: Oral Argument on a Budget [ethics credit]

Alan Charles “Chuck” Dell’Ario, Attorney
Solo Practice

Heather New, Assistant Vice President and Senior Legal Counsel, Appellate Litigation
AT&T

Hon. Rosalyn Richter, Associate Justice
New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department

*Lisa Perrochet, Partner
Horvitz & Levy

Breakout II: Riding the Wave of Litigation Following a “Bombshell” Change in the Law

Lisa Fitzgerald, Staff Attorney
Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Prof. Heidi Rummel, Clinical Professor of Law; Director, Post-Conviction Justice Project
University of Southern California Gould School of Law

*Prof. Leah Litman, Assistant Professor of Law
University of California, Irvine School of Law

Tips From Two Writing Luminaries

Bryan Garner, Editor, Lexicographer, Lawyer
LawProse Inc.

Hon. Diane Wood, Chief U.S. Circuit Judge; Senior Lecturer
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; University of Chicago Law School

Breakout I: Courts in the Age of “New Media”

Adam Feldman, Author
Empirical SCOTUS

Prof. Richard Hasen, Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Political Science
University of California, Irvine, School of Law

Prof. RonNell Andersen Jones, Professor of Law
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law

*Howard Bashman, Author
How Appealing

Breakout II: “We’re in the Same Boat: Can’t We All Paddle Together?”

Jonathan Shapiro, Writer, Producer, Attorney, Former Assistant U.S. Attorney, Of Counsel
Kirkland & Ellis

Supreme Court Preview

Hon. Patrick Higginbotham, Federal Judge
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Prof. Pam Karlan, Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law; Co-Director, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic
Stanford Law School

Breakout I: Pro Bono Appellate Court Programs and Clinics: Doing Good for Clients and the Courts

Hon. Edward Carni, Associate Justice
New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department

Susan Gelmis, Chief Deputy Clerk for Operations
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Prof. Eugene Volokh, Gary T. Schwartz Professor of Law
University of California Los Angeles School of Law

*Hon. Samuel Thumma, Vice Chief Judge
Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One

Breakout II: To Concur or Dissent: That Is the Question

Prof. Elizabeth Francis, Associate Professor
University of Nevada, Reno

Prof. Harry Litman, Lecturer in Law
University of California Los Angeles School of Law

Hon. Dennis Perluss, Presiding Justice
California Second District Court of Appeal, Division Seven

*Hon. Christopher McFadden, Presiding Judge
Georgia Court of Appeals

Supreme Court Review — Civil

Dean Erwin Chemerinksy, Dean
University of California at Berkeley School of Law

Breakout I: Supreme Court Review — Criminal

Dean Erwin Chemerinksy, Dean
University of California at Berkeley School of Law

Breakout II: Wilkommen, Bienvenue: Navigating Foreign and International Law in U.S. Courts

Prof. Ralf Michaels, Arthur Larson Professor of Law
Duke University School of Law

Prof. Kal Raustiala, Professor of Law; Director, UCLA Ronald W. Burke Center for International Relations; Faculty Director, UCLA International Education Office
University of California Los Angeles School of Law

Hon. James Wynn Jr., Judge
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

*Kirsten Castañeda, Partner
Alexander, Dubose, Jefferson & Townsend

Past Progress, Current Challenges, Future Goals: Diversity in the Appellate Sphere [ethics credit]

Prof. Christine Goodman, Professor of Law
Pepperdine School of Law

Marcy Hogan Greer, Partner
Alexander, Dubose, Jefferson & Townsend

Hon. Luis Lavin, Associate Justice
California Court of Appeal, Second District

Hon. Jacqueline Nguyen, U.S. Circuit Judge
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

*Pilar Ramos, General Counsel
MasterCard

* session moderator