Agenda

Agenda

8:30 -
9:00 am
  
Registration and continental breakfast  
9:00 -
10:00 am
  
A conversation with the Chief Justice of California, Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, on the judiciary budget 
  - Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye:  Supreme Court of California
  - David A. Carrillo:  California Constitution Center, Berkeley Law
 
10:00 -
11:00am        
Practice, procedure, and oral argument in the Supreme Court of California
  - William H.D. Fernholz:  Director, Appellate Programs, Berkeley Law (moderator)
  - Jeremy Rosen:  Partner, Horvitz & Levy LLP
  - Myron Moskovitz:  Professor of Law, Golden Gate University
  - Paul D. Fogel:  Partner, Reed Smith LLP 
11:00 -
11:15 am
  
Break

11:15 -
12:15 pm
  
Panel discussion reviewing major recent Supreme Court of California decisions
  - Aimee Feinberg:  Director of the California Supreme Court Clinic, UC Davis School of Law (moderator)
  - Gerald F. Uelmen:  Professor of Law, Santa Clara University School of Law
  - J. Clark Kelso:  Senior Counsel, Capital Center for Public Law & Policy
  - Lisa Jaskol:  Directing Attorney, Appellate Law Program, Public Counsel
  - Tony J. Tanke: Civil Appellate Attorney, Senior Fellow, and Distinguished Research Lecturer, Santa Clara University Law School
 
12:15 -
1:00 pm
 Lunch
1:00 -
2:00 pm
A conversation with Associate Justice Kathryn M. Werdegar
  - Associate Justice Kathryn M. Werdegar: California Supreme Court
  - Jesse H. Choper: Professor of Law and former Dean, Berkeley Law
2:00 -
3:00 pm
  
Current status of Pruneyard following the decision in Ralph’s and the future of public speech jurisprudence under the California constitution
  - David A. Carrillo:  California Constitution Center, Berkeley Law  (moderator)
  - Dan Kolkey:  Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  - Danny Chou:  Assistant County Counsel, Santa Clara County Counsel's Office
 
3:00 -
3:15 pm
  
Break

3:15 -
4:15 pm
  
The impact of capital cases on the state high court’s docket and possible solutions for resolving the backlog 
  - Dennis Peter Maio:  Appellate Group of the Litigation Department, Reed Smith LLP (moderator)
  - Elisabeth Semel:  Clinical Professor of Law; Director, Death Penalty Clinic
  - Ronald S. Matthias:  Senior Assistant Attorney General, California Department of Justice
  - Gary L. Simms:  Certified Appellate Specialist and Former Judicial Staff Attorney, Supreme Court of California
  - Steven Rosenberg:  Director, Capital Central Staff, Supreme Court of California
    
4:15 -
5:45 pm
  
Reception at Boalt Hall