This program will provide a unique look at the life and career of the celebrated jurist Learned Hand. Featuring presentations from:
• The Influence of Judge Hand
Hon. John M. Walker, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
• Judge Hand's Life: As told through his personal letters
Prof. Constance Jordan, Professor of English & Comparative Literature Emerita at Claremont Graduate University
Author, Reason and Imagination: The Selected Correspondence of Learned Hand
Granddaughter of Judge Hand
• Recollections from Judge Hand's colleagues, clerks, friends and others
Seating for this event is limited and this program will be invitation only. Pending availability, Society members will be offered seating on a first come, first serve basis in early April. Please be sure to check your email for this invitation!
The Society is working with NYS Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman on a program that will include a conversation with representatives of the police and legal community moderated by the Chief Judge, a look at the history of human trafficking in the United States and the development of the trailblazing Human Trafficking Intervention Courts in New York.
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