Register for the WLR Fall Symposium 2016: “Modern Federal Judicial Selection”

Wisconsin Law Review Symposium

October 14, 2016

Symposium: Modern Federal Judicial Selection

WLR is proud to present its 2016 Symposium. We look forward to seeing you there. Please find the symposium’s schedule below. The Symposium will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Room 2260 at the Law School. Register for the 2019 WLR Symposium.

Symposium Schedule:

Friday, October 14, 2016

  • 8:30-9:00 am       Continental Breakfast
  • 9:00-9:15 am       Welcome
    • Professor Carl Tobias, University of Richmond Law School
    • Associate Dean Susannah Tahk, University of Wisconsin Law School
  • 9:15-10:45 am       Panel 1 – History of Selection
    • Moderator: Professor Carl Tobias
    • Professor Josh Chafetz, Cornell Law School
    • Professor Michael Gerhardt, University of North Carolina School of Law
    • Professor Richard Painter, University of Minnesota Law School
  • 10:45-11:00 am      Break
  • 11:00 am-noon       Keynote Speaker – Attorney Kristine Lucius, Chief Counsel, Senate Judiciary Committee
  • Noon-1:30 pm       Lunch
  • 1:30-3:00 pm       Panel 2 – The Role of the Branches of Government
    • Moderator: Professor Asifa Quraishi-Landes,University of Wisconsin Law School
    • Professor David Fontana, George Washington University School of Law
    • Professor Linda Greene,University of Wisconsin Law School
    • Professor Carl Tobias
  • 3:00-3:15       Break
  • 3:15-4:45 pm       Panel 3 – Diversity / Future of Selection
  • Moderator:  Professor Carl Tobias
    • Associate Dean Theresa Beiner, University of Arkansas School of Law
    • Professor Sylvia Lazos, University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Law
    • Professor Sara Schiavoni, John Carroll University, Political Science Department
    • Professor Maya Sen, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government
  • 4:45-5:00 pm       Closing Remarks