Judge Feinerman will discuss the judicial nomination and confirmation process, based on his recent experience. Additionally, he will provide reflections on his early experience on the bench and his insights on the transition from practicing attorney to federal judge.
Richard Shweder is William Claude Reavis Distinguished Service Professor of Human Development at the University of Chicago. Adam Kissel, is Director, Individual Rights Defense Program at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.
Professor Aaron Caplan (Loyola University, Los Angeles) will discuss Witt v. US Department of the Air Force (9th Cir. 2008), a case challenging the discharge of an Air Force nurse that he litigated while working as legal director for the ACLU of Washington.