2018 Summit Schedule
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2018 Summit Schedule

 Thursday  Friday  Saturday  Sunday


Thursday, November 8, 2018

9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  •  Check-In and Registration

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

  • Presentation of Colors and Welcome

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

  • Civil Rights Panel Discussion

Hon. Herbert Phipps
Other speakers to be announced

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m

  • Break

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

  • Keynote Speaker (to be announced)

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Break

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Breakout I:  Choose Me!:  Maximizing Your Chances for Discretionary Review

Elizabeth Ryan
Mike Scodro
Hon. Steven David
Hon. William Pryor (moderator)

  • Breakout II:  Diversity Initiatives:  Why Are There Still So Few Diverse and Women Lead Appellate Lawyers?

Tracee Davis
Hon. Leah Ward Sears
John UyHam
Hon. Rosalyn Richter (moderator)

5:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

  • Break

5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

  • Council of Appellate Lawyers (CAL) Meet and Greet

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

  • CAL Dine Around

7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

  • CASA Dinner and T-Shirt Exchange for Staff Attorneys and Judges (optional additional charge)

Friday, November 9

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

  • Breakfast and Optional CAL Roundtable Discussions

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

  • My Lai, the Vietnam War, and the Enduring Legacy of United States v. Calley

Colonel Frederic Borch
John Cooke
Hon. John Sparks
Hon. James Lockemy
Hon. Andy Effron (moderator)

9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

  • Break

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

  • Breakout I:  It’s My Life, It’s My Trial, Why Won’t My Attorney Let Me Have It?

Jay Schweikert
Seth Waxman
Prof. Lawrence Fox 

  • Breakout II:  The No-Contempt Zone: Judges And Practitioners Share What Each Wishes The Other Knew

Hon. Beverly Martin
Hon. Stanley Birch (Ret.)
Chilton Varner
Amit Agarwal
Matt Conigliaro (moderator)

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  • Break

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

  • Nationwide Injunctions:  Are They Good Law?  Are They Good Policy?

Prof. Samuel Bray
Prof. Amanda Frost
Hon. Amy Mil Totenberg (moderator)

11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

  • Break

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

  • Judicial Courage, Judicial Heroes, and the Civil Rights Movement

Prof. Anne Emanuel
Hon. Myron Thompson
Hon. Nathaniel Jones
Hon. Jill Pryor (moderator)

12:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

  • Tours (Optional) or Free Time
    • Tom Houck Civil Rights Tour; High Museum of Art; College Football Hall of Fame

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

  • Reception at The Center for Civil and Human Rights Museum

 


Saturday, November 10, 2018

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

  • Supreme Court Review – Civil

Dean Erwin Chemerinsky

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

  • Break

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

  • Breakout I:  Supreme Court Review – Criminal

Dean Erwin Chemerinsky

  • Breakout II:  Bridging Ideological Chasms – In Life and in the Conference Room

Susan Herman
Hon. Cheryl Chambers
Susan Dautel (moderator)

11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

  • Break

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • Breakout I:  What Appellate Judges and Lawyers Should Know About Forensic Science Evidence

Prof. Jess Gabel Cino
Prof. Jonathan Koehler
Hon. Andre Davis (moderator)

  • Breakout II:  #MeToo/Best Practices for Appellate Courts to Address Past and Avoid Future Sexual Harassment Claims

Jaime Santos
Erica Mason
Hon. David Hamilton

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • Lunch and CAL and CASA Business Meetings

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • Supreme Court Preview: What’s on the Plate and (Potentially) Down the Road?

Kannon Shanmugam
Prof. Robert Schapiro
Hon. Catharina Haynes (moderator)

3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

  • Break

3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

  • Breakout I:  Crossing the Bar in 140 Characters or Less:  Should Judges Use Social Media to Engage with the Public?

Judge Stephen Dillard
Howard Bashman (moderator)

  • Breakout II:  Artificial Intelligence Invades Appellate Practice – The Here, the Near, and the Oh, My Dear

Pablo Arredondo
Thomas Hamilton
Prof. Jeff Ward
Hon. Colleen O’Toole (moderator)

6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

  • Saturday Night Reception, Dinner, Just Desserts, and Entertainment (Atlanta Bard)

Sunday, November 11, 2018

7:45 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

  • Continental Breakfast

8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

  • Persuasion and Rhetoric Theory:  Aristotle and Toulon

Prof. Timothy Terrell

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

  • Break

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

  • Breakout I:  Effective Reply Brief Strategies: Making the Last Word Count

Hon. Jill Pryor
Hon. Elizabeth Branch
Hon. James Lockemy
Roger Townsend (moderator)

  • Breakout II:  Reproductive Genetics: Ethics and the Law

Dr. Paul Root Wolpe
Prof. Nita Farahany

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

  • Break

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

  • Is Constitutional Law, Law?

Prof. Eric Segal
Prof. Ernie Young
Hon. David Nahmias
Hon. Kevin Newsom
Laurie Daniel (moderator)

12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • Conclusion and Preview of 2019 Summit

Hon. Samuel A. Thumma