Tuesday, April 1, 2014

LACBA ACS Annual Supreme Court lunch

The Supremes are in LA this week, so....
that means that the LACBA Appellate Courts Section Annual Lunch is tomorrow at the Doubletree by Hilton in downtown LA. Here's the rundown:

Honored guests will include justices of the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal, and the Appellate Division of Los Angeles Superior Court.

Guest Speaker
Professor Rick Hasen
Chancellor's Professor of Law, UC Irvine School of Law
Professor Hasen will speak on "Abuse of Discretion?
The U.S. Supreme Court's Troubling Use of Evidence in Election Law Cases"

[***Update*** How perfectly timely, given the US Supreme Court's issuance of McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission that very morning!!!]

Pamela E. Dunn Award
The Pamela E. Dunn Appellate Justice Award will be presented to
Robin Meadow, Esq.

Associate Justice Joyce L. Kennard will be honored on her retirement.
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