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

 

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