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Courts During COVID: Challenges and Successes

Zoom OR

There is no question that 2020 was a difficult year for the courts, lawyers and litigants.  But it also presented opportunities for courts to experiment with innovative technologies and explore alternatives to in-person proceedings.  The NJCHS, and the FBA of the Western District of Washington, present a two-part CLE series in which all-star panels of […]

Trials Over Zoom

Zoom OR

There is no question that 2020 was a difficult year for the courts, lawyers and litigants.  But it also presented opportunities for courts to experiment with innovative technologies and explore alternatives to in-person proceedings.  The NJCHS, and the FBA of the Western District of Washington, present a two-part CLE series in which all-star panels of […]

Ninth Circuit Cowboy: Program and Watch Party

Zoom OR

Join us for a special presentation by two-time Academy Award winning filmmaker Terry Sanders, in conversation with Judge Pregerson’s children, CDCA Judge Dean Pregerson and Katie Rodan.  They will discuss Judge Pregerson's judicial philosophy, and his roles as a mentor, an ethical leader on and off the bench, and as a father.  Sanders will address the process of […]

The Demonization of (Im)migrants:
Dust Bowl Refugees and the Supreme Court

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Presented by the Northern District of California Historical Society, co-sponsored by the Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society and the California Supreme Court Historical Society:    At the height of the Great Depression, California passed an "Anti-Okie" law, making it a misdemeanor to knowingly assist a pauper in entering the state. Edwards was convicted under this […]

SCOTUS IN FOCUS

Zoom OR

This year has been a momentous one at the Supreme Court — with significant changes in personnel, the Court's first-ever remote arguments, important decisions across a range of areas, and cert grants in a number of cases that could upend important legal doctrine. At the same time, the Biden Commission is hard at work looking […]

$25

Virtual Trivia Night

  Join us for a fun virtual evening of trivia, magic, prizes and a special team challenge to get all your distanced folks feeling a bit closer! And this year, you will be able to order each of your team members discounted buckets of microbrew beer and gourmet bar snacks* - delivered right to their […]

$200

Hybrid NJCHS Annual Gala 2021

Our special keynote speaker for the evening will be Linda Greenhouse, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who covered the Supreme Court for nearly three decades for the New York Times. TWO WAYS TO JOIN IN THE FUN: in person in Los Angeles, for outdoor cocktails on the Veranda, or over Zoom from anywhere! Join us for a […]

Voting Rights: Then, Now, and Tomorrow

UC Hastings' Cotchett Law Center 333 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA

  Voting is the cornerstone of democracy! Join us as this unparalleled panel of experts looks at voting rights in our country, both historically and into the future. They will examine federal and state voting laws, as well as the different tools used to increase (or suppress) voter turnout and access. NOTE: THIS IS A […]

Voting Rights: Then and Now

U.S. District Courthouse 700 Stewart St., Seattle, WA

The WDWA FBA and the NJCHS invite you to virtually attend two voting rights panels being presented at the annual district conference of the WDWA. NOTE: THIS IS A HYBRID EVENT! Join us in person at the United States District Courthouse in Seattle, or watch the livestream virtually from anywhere. 3.5 hours of Washington or […]