All HLS Alumni are invited to a virtual event presented by the Harvard Law School Association of San Diego and the Stanford Law School San Diego Alumni Chapter

A Changing Circuit in Changing Times: A Conversation with Judge John B. Owens, SLS '96 and Dean Kathleen M. Sullivan, HLS '06
Moderated by Jeff Michalowski, HLS ‘06

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Pacific
Zoom Meeting

Event Information/Registration

Topics to be covered will include:

  • The impact of the sudden infusion of new Ninth Circuit judges on how the Court functions, particularly as it relates to en banc decision-making
  • How the changes in the Circuit’s composition affects the practitioner’s guidance to her clients and crafting of her argument
  • The benefits and drawbacks to judge, advocate, and the administration of justice of having all oral arguments being conducted virtually

RSVP Online through HLS Alumni Magnet
or by email to Rich Paul, SLS ‘73 at

Co-sponsored by the HLSA of Northern California

This activity has been approved for one hour of MCLE Credit and Appellate Specialization CLE credit




12:00PM - 1:00PM Wed 13 Jan 2021, Pacific timezone

Virtual Event Instructions:

A Zoom link will be sent after registration.