Caperton V. Massey Coal and Citizens United ("Hillary: The Movie") What Effect Will Two Leading Supreme Court Cases Have on State Courts?
Tuesday, 1/26/2010 9:00 AM (EST)
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9:00 - 10:15
T. Alexander Aleinikoff, Dean, Georgetown University Law Center
Meryl Chertoff, Co-Director, Justice and Society Program, The Aspen Institute
9:15 - 10:15 am.
Panel 1: Caperton v. Massey Coal and the Recusal of State Court Judges
Bert Brandenburg, Executive Director, Justice at Stake Campaign
Carte Goodwin, Partner, Goodwin & Goodwin, PC and Chair, West Virginia Independent Commission on Judicial Reform
Pamela Karlan, Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law, Stanford Law School
Roy Schotland, Professor Emeritus, Georgetown University Law Center
Moderator: Nina Totenberg, Legal Affairs Correspondent, NPR
Panel 2: Citizens United and the Election of State Court Judges
Jan Baran, Partner, Wiley & Rein, LLP
Karl Sandstrom, Of Counsel, Perkins Coie
Bradley A. Smith, Josiah H. Blackmore II/Shirley M. Nault Designated Professor of Law, Capital University Law School
H. Thomas Wells, Jr., Immediate Past President, American Bar Association
Fred Wertheimer, President, Democracy 21
Moderator: Tony Mauro, Supreme Court Correspondent, National Law Journal
Keynote Remarks: Choosing (and Recusing) Our State Court Justices Wisely
Sandra Day O'Connor, Associate Justice, Retired, United States Supreme Court
Panel 3: Where Do We Go From Here?
James Blanchard, Partner, DLA Piper and former Governor, State of Michigan
Christine Durham, Chief Justice, State of Utah and President, Conference of Chief Justices
Rebecca Kourlis, Executive Director, Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, University of Denver and former Justice, Colorado Supreme Court
Thomas Phillips, Partner, Baker Botts, LLP and former Chief Justice, State of Texas
Moderator: Pamela Harris, Executive Director, Supreme Court Institute, Georgetown University Law Center
2:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Q&A with Justice O'Connor and Panel 3