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Judge in Residence, featuring Judge Wilhelmina M. Wright

March 2, 2011 9:00am - March 4, 2011 6:00pm
various locations; see schedule

Judge Wilhelmina M. Wright will be the Judge in Residence this academic year. For more information about her, visit her website.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, March 2

8:00-9:00 a.m. Crow’s Nest, SLEC breakfast
Attendance open to all, subject to space availability
Contact: Joelle Johnson

9;00-10:25 a.m. Constitutional Law
Prof Kathy Bergin—Room 118
Subject: First Amendment-Unprotected Speech

10:40 a.m. -12:05 p.m.—Health Care Law
Prof. Betsy Malloy—Room 104
Subject: The Right to Refuse Treatment and the Right to Die

12:15 p.m. Lunch—Students-Room 204 (open, subject to space availability)
Contact—Teresa Martinez; Toni McGuire

1:30-3:00 p.m. Human Rights Seminar
Professor Bert Lockwood—Room 306
Subject: The European Court of Human Rights

3:05-4:30 p.m. Property
Professor Lynn Bai—room 114
Subject: Estates in Land

Thursday March 3

9:00-10:25 a.m.  Gender and the Law
Professor Verna Williams—Room 208
Subject: Title IX and athletics

10:30 a.m.-12:05 p.m.—Criminal Procedure (upper level course)
Professor Janet Moore—Room 104
Subject: Judge and Jury


1:00-2:55 p.m. Legal Ethics
Professor Marianna Bettman
Subject: Panel of local judges to join Judge Wright in discussing judicial ethics and what judges expect of lawyers

3:00-4:30 talk by Judge Wright in Room 114 (CLE event)
 Lawyers as Public Servants: Facing Today’s Challenges with Ingenuity Inspired by a Commitment to Service
All Students, All Classes strongly encouraged to attend!
Followed by reception in Atrium—all welcome

Friday March 4
9;15-10:00 a.m. Informal meeting with students in first floor lounge area
Students encouraged to take advantage of this informal opportunity to talk with Judge Wright!

10;05-11:00 a.m.
Talk to entire first year class on effective advocacy and effective brief writing
Room 114
All research and writing professors

11:00 a.m. Program ends