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9th Circuit: Panel Discussion – What Judges Can and Can’t Say

The Courts: Press Coverage/Pressing Concerns
Please join us for the rare opportunity to hear two former judges, a veteran journalist, and an esteemed Stanford Law professor speak forthrightly about how news coverage impacts both public confidence in the Courts and Judges themselves.

Join us as our distinguished panel discusses: What Judges can and can’t say to the Press, How do changes in the journalism industry and pressures on journalists affect the accuracy of reporting about the Courts, What effect does Press coverage of high-profile cases have on judges, Cameras in the Courtrooms: Pros and Cons

Martin Jenkins: Judicial Appointments Secretary to Governor Newsom
Maura Dolan: the California-based legal affairs writer for the Los Angeles Times
Pam Karlan: Law Professor and co-director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, Stanford Law School
Moderator: Hon. Jeremy Fogel (ret.), Executive Director, Berkeley Judicial Institute, Berkeley Law School

Date: November 4, 2019 Location: Ninth Circuit Courthouse, 95 Seventh Street, SF
Time: 5:00-6:30, Reception to follow Cost: $40


Header photo of Lake Merritt, Oakland, by Daniel Ramirez, courtesy of Creative Commons License