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Women in the Supreme Court

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Check out this great video!

WHAT:
Women and the Supreme Court Bar

WHO:
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States; former Counsel in several Supreme Court cases

Pamela Karlan, Professor, Stanford Law School; Co-Director, Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic

Patricia Millett, Partner and Co-Chair of Supreme Court Practice, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP; former Assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States

Virginia Seitz, Partner, Supreme Court and Appellate Practice, Sidley Austin LLP

MODERATOR:
Pamela Harris, Executive Director, Georgetown Law Supreme Court Institute; Visiting Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

WHEN:
Thursday, April 8, 2010, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Georgetown University Law Center
McDonough Hall – Hart Auditorium
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

NOTE:
The panelists discuss their career paths to appellate practices and their experiences as Supreme Court advocates, offering guidance to other women who hope to practice before the Court. They also take on the issue of gender diversity in the Supreme Court Bar, addressing obstacles to fuller participation by women and ways to increase the number of women lawyers in Supreme Court practice.

This event is sponsored by the Georgetown Law Supreme Court Institute, Center for the Study of the Legal Profession, and Women’s Legal Alliance.

A Webcast is available at http://www.law.georgetown.edu/webcast/

~ From Youtube

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