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March 18-20, 2010


Thursday, March 18, 2010

  • 7:30 Shuttle bus departs from hotel
  • 8:00 Registration & Continental breakfast at Pepperdine
  • 9:00 Welcome - Dean Ken Starr & Professor Shelley Saxer
  • 9:15 The Role of the Law Clerk - Judge Charles Breyer, Judge Pamela Rymer, Bankruptcy Judge
  • 10:15 Judicial Law Clerks: Jackie Corley, Dr. Aaron D. Ford, Bankruptcy Clerk
  • 11:15 Break
  • 11:30 Judicial Clerkship Ethics -- Judge Carol Bagley Amon
  • 12:30 Tours of the Law School and Lunch
  • 1:30 The Litigation Process: Judge Pamela Rymer
  • 2:30 Break
  • 2:45 Federal Jurisdiction - Judge Nanette K. Laughrey and Professor Akhil Amar
  • 4:00 Break
  • 4:15 The Role of the Chief Judge -- Chief Judge Audrey Collins and former Chief Judge Deanell Tacha
  • Bankruptcy Session - Judge Barbara Houser
  • 5:15 Shuttle pick up for Dinner
  • 5:30 Dinner at Drescher: Judge Margaret McKeown
  • 7:00 Shuttle bus departs from Pepperdine for hotel
Friday, March 19, 2010
  • 7:30 Shuttle bus departs from hotel
  • 8:00 Continental breakfast at Pepperdine
  • 8:45 Important Recent and Pending Supreme Court Cases -- Dean Erwin Chemerinsky & Dean Ken Starr
  • 10:15 Break
  • 10:30 Psychology of Litigation - Judge Jeremy Fogel
  • 11:30 Bankruptcy Appeals - Judge Steven Rhodes
  • 12:00 Lunch - Keynote Speaker Professor Akhil Amar
  • 1:30 Legal Writing for Law Clerks - Opening Panel discussion led by Judge Bowdre
  • 2:00 District Court: Judge Karon Bowdre
  • Appellate Court: Judge J. Clifford Wallace
  • Bankruptcy Court - Judge Margaret Mahoney
  • 3:15 Break
  • 3:30 Wm. Matthew Byrne, Jr. Annual Lecture - Detention and the Constitution: Professor Judith Resnik, Commentators: Judge Harris Hartz, Judge Paul Friedman, Professor Bob Pushaw, Professor Amar & Dean Starr
  • 5:00 Shuttle bus departs from Pepperdine for Special event for students
Saturday, March 20, 2010
  • 8:00 Shuttle bus departs from hotel
  • 8:30 Continental breakfast at Pepperdine
  • 9:00 Evidence Issues from the Judge's Perspective: Chief Judge Royce Lamberth
  • Bankruptcy - Judge Barry Russell
  • 10:30 Break
  • 10:45 Career Choices and Lessons Learned -- Judge Brett Kavanaugh
  • Bankruptcy Session:
  • 12:00 Lunch and Closing Remarks: The Second Best Job -- Judge Thomas Reavley
  • 1:30 Shuttle bus departs from Pepperdine for hotel