The Annual Chief Justice Ronald M. George Distinguished Lecture Series, named after legendary former Chief Justice of California Ronald M. George, shines a light on the vital role of the courts by bringing together judicial leaders to share their perspectives on critical issues facing the judiciary.
The Introduction of this year’s Survey, written by the Honorable Carlos T. Bea, discusses the history of the Ninth Circuit and Judge Bea’s experiences with the Court.
6:00 p.m. WELCOME – Rachel Van Cleave, Dean, Golden Gate University School of Law
LAW REVIEW INTRODUCTION –
Elizabeth Youngberg (JD 17) Editor-in- Chief, GGU Law Review
Katherine Alphonso (JD 17) DC Comics v. Towle: To the Batmobile!: Which Fictional Characters Deserve Protection Under Copyright Law
Kevin Ballard (JD 17) Peruta v. County of San Diego: An Individual Right to Self-Defense Outside the Home and the Application of Strict Scrutiny to Second Amendment Challenges
Heather Varanini (JD 17) Jones v. Davis and the Critical Issue of Time in California’s Capital Punishment System
6:30 p.m. INTRODUCTIONS Kathleen Morris, Associate Professor of Law, Golden Gate University School of Law
6:40 p.m. IN CONVERSATION Hon. Carlos T. Bea, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Ben Feuer, Chairman of the California Appellate Law Group
7:40 p.m. CLOSING REMARKS Rachel Van Cleave, Dean, Golden Gate University School of Law
7:45 p.m. REFRESHMENTS SERVED
Golden Gate University School of Law, "Eighth Annual Chief Justice Ronald M. George Distinguished Lecture: Judicial Insights with The Honorable Carlos Bea" (2017). Ronald M. George Distinguished Lecture Series. 30.