Opening remarks by Honorable Harriet Lansing (Ret.)
Panel discussion to follow
The Political Origins and A Practical History of the Minnesota Court of Appeals
Honorable R.A. (Jim) Randall (Ret.)
Honorable Jack Davies (Ret.)
Honorable Randolph W. Peterson (Ret.)
Honorable Jill Flaskamp Halbrooks (Ret.)
Honorable John Rodenberg (Ret.)
Honorable Denise D. Reilly (Ret.)
Moderator: Honorable Diane Bratvold
5 p.m - 7 p.m.
Cash Bar | Appetizers Provided
CLE: 1.0 Standard CLE applied for
$35 MSCHS Members
$45 Non-MSCHS Members
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Evans v. Blesi
A Reenactment of the First Oral Arguments Before the Minnesota Court of Appeals in 1984.
Join is for a unique event featuring a 90-minute CLE focusing on a reenactment of the 1984 case, Evans v. Blesi.
Cindy Lehr, Chief Attorney at Minnesota Court of Appeals
Chief Judge Susan Segal - Minnesota Court of Appeals
Judge Lucinda E. Jesson - Minnesota Court of Appeals
Judge Francis J. Connolly - Minnesota Court of Appeals
Judge Marianne D. Short (ret.) - Minnesota Court of Appeals
Mark Bradford - Bradford, Andresen, Norrie & Camarotto, PLLP
Location:Landmark Center - Ramsey County Courtroom
75 W 5th St
St Paul, MN 55102
1.5 Standard CLE Credits applied for
This event is FREE to MSCHS Members.
The cost for non-members is $25.
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Please join us for a half-day symposium celebrating the
40th Anniversary of the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
12:45 - 1:00 Registration
1:00 – 1:10 Welcome
1:10 – 1:40 The Campaign to Create the Minnesota Court of Appeals
Lori Sturdevant, Retired Star Tribune Reporter and Author
1:45 – 2:30 Panel 1– What’s ahead for the Minnesota Court of AppealsCathryn Middlebrook, Minnesota Chief Appellate Public Defender
Liz Kramer, Minnesota Solicitor General
Erica Holzer, Partner, Maslon LLP
Judge Theodora K. Gaïtas, Minnesota Court of Appeals
2:30 – 2:40 Break
2:40– 3:55 Panel 2 - The Role of State Appellate Courts and State Constitutions Professor Elizabeth Bentley, University of Minnesota Law School
Professor John Bessler, University of Baltimore Law School
Justice Natalie E. Hudson, Minnesota Supreme Court
Chief Judge Erin Lagesen, Oregon Court of Appeals
4:05 – 5:00 Keynote: Intermediate Courts of Appeal and the Rule of LawDon Verrilli, Former United States Solicitor General
5:00 - 7:00 Reception
Heavy appetizers provided | cash bar
3.25 Standard Credits applied for in Minnesota.
This program will have in-person attendance only.
Parking is available at posted rates at multiple ramps and surface lots near campus.
Justice Jeopardy is back in person!
Come socialize with friends and colleagues, lawyers and Judges and watch our legal stars compete in a quiz bowl on Minnesota legal history.
2023 Player Lineup:Justice Gordon Moore
Justice Paul Thissen
Justice G. Barry Anderson
5:00pm-6:00pm Social Hour
6:00pm-7:15pm Justice Jeopardy
7:15pm-8:00pm Socialize & Depart
Cash Bar - Heavy Appetizers Provided
Kieran's Irish Pub - 85 6th St N, Minneapolis
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