ALA Presents "The Invention and the Fragility of Democratic Courts" with Judith Resnik of Yale Law School

November 05, 2019 7:11 PM | Carson Griffis (Administrator)

On Thursday, November 7, 2019, Judith Resnick, Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School, will present her program, "The Invention and the Fragility of Democratic Courts."  In this program, Professor Resnik will use imagery and data to track the impact of democratic values on courts. Historically, courts were exclusionary venues.  Only in the twentieth century did courts become committed to treating all persons as equals. Yet democracy has not only changed the courts, it has challenged them as well. Professor Resnik will discuss both the emergence of new roles for federal and state courts and the current decline of the public practices that have been a hallmark of adjudication. 

This program is being presented by the Appellate Lawyers Association, along with its cosponsors the Armenian Bar Association, the Hellenic Bar Association, and the Women's Bar Association.  

Date:  November 7, 2019

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Location:  Mayer Brown LLP, 71 South Wacker Drive, 32nd Floor, Chicago

MCLE:  1 Hour of MCLE credit.  The ALA is an approved MCLE provider.

Cost:  $40 for public-sector ALA, Armenian Bar Association, Hellenic Bar Association, or WBAI members; $50 for private-sector ALA, Armenian Bar Association, Hellenic Bar Association, or WBAI members; $55 for public-sector nonmembers; and $65 for private-sector nonmembers. Lunch is included.

PLEASE NOTE: Registrations processed on-site will be charged an additional $5 administrative fee.

Questions?  Call (630) 416-1166, ext. 303

Register:

1.     Use our online registration system here to register for the event and also pay with a credit card.  Or, if you prefer, you can register online but send a check for payment.  Please note, credit card payments can only be accepted through the online registration process

2.     Mail your completed registration form along with a check payable to ALA to: 

Chris Teed 
Appellate Lawyers Association 
1717 North Naper Boulevard, Suite 102 
Naperville, Illinois 60563

Cancellations/Refunds:  Cancellations must be received two business days prior to the event in order to receive a full refund.  No refunds will be processed after this time.  Cancellations must be in writing and may be submitted to cteed@wmrhq.com or faxed to (630) 596-1418.  Additionally, payment is expected from no-shows.

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