Chief Judge Michael McCuskey, United State District Court for the Central District of Illinois, will discuss the Judicial Selection Process in Illinois Federal Courts and take questions on life on the bench and the judicial clerkship process.
Justice Sachs was appointed by President Nelson Mandela to serve on the newly established Constitutional Court, from which he retired this fall. Justice Sachs' career in human rights activism started at the age of seventeen, when as a law student in Cape Town, he took part in the Defiance of Unjust Laws Campaign.
Sharon Hwang, President of the Asian-American Bar Association (AABA) of greater Chicago, talks about AABA's role in recent judicial appointments. AABA was responsible for the recommendation and appointment of two recent federal judges—Young B.