Wednesday, December 19, 2012

2013 AALS Annual Meeting (New Orleans, January 4-7, 2013)

The 2013 meeting for the Association of American Law Schools is a couple of weeks away. A link to the complete program is here. For those of you who are venturing to New Orleans, below are some events that may be of interest. The panel on the 75th Anniversary of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure - which includes Justice Scalia - is a particular must-see.

Saturday, January 5, 10:30 AM. The Class Action Fairness Act of 2005: Perspectives and Predictions

Section on Litigation, Co-Sponsored by Sections on Civil Procedure and Federal Courts; Magnolia, Third Floor, Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Moderator: Kenneth Kandaras, The John Marshall Law School

Speakers:

  • John Beisner, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, & Flom LLP, Washington, DC
  • Elizabeth J. Cabraser, Partner, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, San Francisco, CA
  • Richard L. Marcus, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • Linda S. Mullenix, The University of Texas School of Law
  • Adam N. Steinman, Seton Hall University School of Law
  • Jay Tidmarsh, Notre Dame Law School
  • Georgene M. Vairo, Loyola Law School

Saturday, January 5, 12:00 noon: Section on Civil Procedure Luncheon

Napoleon Ballroom, Third Floor, Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Speaker: The Honorable Anthony J. Scirica, Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Philadelphia, PA

Saturday, January 5, 1:30 PM. 75th Anniversary of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Section on Civil Procedure; Versailles Ballroom, Third Floor, Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Moderator: Arthur R. Miller, New York University School of Law

Speakers:

  • Jack Balagia, General Counsel, ExxonMobil Corporation, Irving, CA
  • John Beisner, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, & Flom LLP, Washington, D.C .
  • Stephen B. Burbank, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Elizabeth J. Cabraser, Partner, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, San Francisco, CA
  • The Honorable Patrick E. Higginbotham, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Austin, TX
  • Mary Kay Kane, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • Emery G. Lee, III, Senior Researcher, Federal Judicial Center, Washington, D.C.
  • Alan B. Morrison, The George Washington University Law School
  • The Honorable Lee H. Rosenthal, Judge, Federal Judicial Center, Houston, TX
  • The Honorable Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court, Washington, D.C.
  • Matthew Wiener, Special Counsel, Cueno Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP, Washington, D.C.

Sunday, January 6, 7:00 AM. Section on Federal Courts Breakfast

Grand Salon Section 7, First Floor, Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Sunday, January 6, 8:30 AM. Non-Article III Courts: Problems of Principle and Practice

Section on Federal Courts; Belle Chasse, Third Floor, Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Moderator: Johanna Kalb, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

Speakers:

  • Erwin Chemerinsky, University of California, Irvine, School of Law
  • Thomas H. Lee, Fordham University School of Law
  • Troy A. McKenzie, New York University School of Law
  • Stephen I. Vladeck, American University, Washington College of Law

Sunday, January 6, 4:00 PM. In Memoriam: Choice of Law Methodology and the Work of Larry Ribstein

Section on Conflict of Laws; Jasperwood, Third Floor, Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Moderator: Erin A. O’Hara O’Connor, Vanderbilt University Law School

Speakers:

  • Wulf Kaal, University of St. Thomas School of Law
  • Michael E. Solimine, University of Cincinnati College of Law
  • Tobias Barrington Wolff, University of Pennsylvania Law School

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