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NJCHS Board Meeting

760 SW 9th Ave #3000 760 SW 9th Ave #3000, Portland, OR

Our annual in-person Board meeting, hosted at the Portland offices of the Stoel Rives firm  

NJCHS Gala 2020

Join us for an incredible night of wine tasting, with wines so delicious you won’t want to miss it! We will have wines from different regions in the West specially delivered to your home ahead of time. At the event, you will uncork your selections and there will be wine tasting experts to guide you […]

Speaker Event | Joint Program by NDHS and NJCHS

In a manner unthinkable today, Justice William O. Douglas was a public advocate for the environment. Join us as Ninth Circuit Judge M. Margaret McKeown explores the politics and ethics of advocacy by a Supreme Court Justice. Judge McKeown's book on Justice Douglas’s environmental legacy will be published in 2021. Visit our registration page to […]

The Mistrial of Iva Toguri and the Myth of “Tokyo Rose”

Zoom OR

Please join us for a panel discussion on featuring the Honorable Jon S. Tigar, Professor Charles Wollenberg, attorney Wayne Collins Jr., Professor Naoko Shibusawa, and author Michael Weedall. Orphan Ann was a disk jockey on Japanese radio during World War II. She was a real person named Iva Toguri. This is her story. This also […]

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

Zoom OR

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 […]