Thursday, December 1, 2016

Leondra Kruger program Dec. 6

CWL, WLALA, APAWLA, BWLALA, LLBA -- all are co-sponsors of A Conversation with California Supreme Court Justice Leondra Kruger, at the LA Law Library the evening of December 6 (cocktails at 5:30, dinner at 6:00, program at 7:00). Judge Consuelo Marshall will introduce Justice Kruger. Details here.

Also the evening of Dec. 6 at the DTLA Biltmore, ABTL presents Storytelling -- The Essence of Advocacy, by Jonathan Shapiro, author of Lawyers, Liars and the Art of Storytelling. Details here.

And today's Latin lesson comes from Justice Hoffstadt, who begins this published opinion like this:
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We are all familiar with the phrase, “caveat emptor”: Buyer beware. This case deals with its less renowned cousin, “caveat sectorem”: Broker beware.
For another catchy Hoffstadt opening today, see here.

Also of note: UCLA law clinic takes two cases to U.S. Supreme Court