Events Archive

September 14, 2007
ISBA Meeting
Conference on Relations Between Congress and the Federal Courts

Speaker: Keynote Address: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr.
Time: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Inlow Hall, Wynne Courtroom
Contact: See the ISBA web site for registration details: http://www.inbar.org/content/news/article.asp?art=46

Conference on Relations Between Congress and the Federal Courts

Presented by the Indiana State Bar Association
Hosted by Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, Jr. will be the keynote speaker (pictured).



8:30 Welcome

Richard S. Eynon
President, Indiana State Bar Association

Gary R. Roberts
Dean, IU School of Law-Indianapolis

8:35 The Chief Justice on Capitol Hill

Professor Gerard N. Magliocca
Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis

9:20 Break

9:30 The View from the Capitol

Panelists:
The Hon. Mike Pence, '86, U.S. Representative
The Hon. Baron Hill, U.S. Representative
The Hon. Brad Ellsworth, U.S. Representative

Moderator:

Professor Jeffrey W. Grove, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies,
Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis

10:50 Break

11:00 Introduction of Keynote Speaker

The Hon. Daniel R. Coats, '72
U.S. Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany and former U.S. Senator

11:10 Keynote Address

The Hon. Samuel A. Alito Jr.
Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court
12:00 Lunch in the Conour Atrium

1:10 Judicial Independence: Does the Public Really Care?

Professor Charles G. Geyh
John F. Kimberling Chair in Law, Indiana University School of Law – Bloomington

2:00 Break
2:15 The View from the Courthouse

Panelists:

The Hon. Larry J. McKinney, Chief Judge, Southern District of Indiana
The Hon. Robert L. Miller Jr., '75, Chief Judge, Northern District of Indiana
The Hon. Sarah Evans Barker, Judge, Southern District of Indiana and President, Federal Judges’ Association
The Hon. Randall T. Shepard, Chief Justice, Indiana Supreme Court

Moderator:
The Hon. Tim A. Baker, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Southern District of Indiana

3:45 Closing Remarks

Gary R. Roberts
Dean, Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis

4:00 Reception in the Conour Atrium