A Changing Circuit in Changing Times

Join us for a Conversation with Judge John B. Owens, SLS ‘96 and Dean Kathleen M. Sullivan, HLS ‘81

The Harvard Law School Association of San Diego and The Stanford Law School San Diego Alumni Chapter


A Changing Circuit in Changing Times – A Conversation with Judge John B. Owens, SLS ‘96 and Dean Kathleen M. Sullivan, HLS ‘81

Moderated by Jeff Michalowski, HLS ‘06

Topics to be covered will include:

  • The impact of the sudden infusion of new Ninth Circuit judges on how the Court functions, particularly as it relates to en banc decision-making.
  • How the changes in the Circuit’s composition affects the practitioner’s guidance to her clients and crafting of her argument
  • The benefits and drawbacks to judge, advocate, and the administration of justice of having all oral arguments being conducted virtually

Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Time: 12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Place: Via Zoom (Link will be sent after registration)

Cost: FREE

RSVP: Online by clicking on the program title

Co-sponsored by the HLSA of Northern California

This activity has been approved for one hour of MCLE credit and Appellate Specialization CLE credit


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12:00PM - 1:00PM Wed 13 Jan 2021 ( Timezone: Pacific )

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Jill Burkhardt
Cynthia Aaron
  State of California Courts
Nadia Farjood
Asseret Frausto
Roger Acheatel
Shawn Hays
H.Lee Sarokin
Meagan Beale
  CA Court Appeal, 4th Dist.
Melinda Gordon Oross
  CA Court of Appeal
Lara Garner
  Gordon Rees
Michele Melden
  Health Management Associates
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