September 15, 2008
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Clifford Wallace Speaks at Oregon Law September 17
The University of Oregon Student Chapter of the Federalist Society will host 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Senior Judge Clifford Wallace at the Knight Law School room 110 from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 17.
Judge Wallace will join the chapter to discuss America’s role in helping foreign judiciaries deal with their modern challenges. Judge Wallace will begin his talk by describing the status of judicial independence in Fiji and Pakistan. Next he will explore how the structures of the courts in Israel and China affect the rule of law in those countries. Judge Wallace also will speak about how the makeup of the supreme courts of Egypt and Thailand alters the respective countries’ management of legal issues.
For more information, e-mail Joshua Brown. Lunch will be provided.