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The Life and Legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

  • October 19, 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom
  • 376


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The Appellate Lawyers Association Cordially Invites You to Attend a Virtual Panel Discussion on:

The Life and Legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Featuring Judge Ann Claire Williams (ret.),
Professor Carolyn Shapiro and Professor Felice Batlan

About our panelists:

Judge Ann Claire Williams was the first woman of color to be nominated to a seat on a U.S. district court within the Seventh Circuit when she was nominated for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois by President Reagan in in 1985. In 1999, she became the first and only judge of color to sit on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the third Black woman to serve on any federal circuit court.

Professor Carolyn Shapiro is the founder and co-director of Chicago-Kent College of Law's Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States. Her scholarship is focused on the Supreme Court, its relationship to other courts and institutions, and its role in our constitutional democracy. She previously served as the Solicitor General of the State of Illinois.

Professor Felice Batlan is a renowned scholar and author in the field of women’s legal history. She has published and presented extensively on the topics of legal history, women in the legal profession, and feminist legal theory.

Date: Monday, October 19, 2020.

Time: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Location: Online. You will receive a Zoom link via email after registering for this event. (Please note only speakers will be visible, so participants need not dress formally for this event.)

Cost: Free for members of the Appellate Lawyers Association; $25.00 for non-members.

CLE Credit:  0.75 hours of General CLE Credit will be awarded for this event. The ALA is an approved MCLE provider

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

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