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Symposium on the Federal Circuit at the National Press Club on March 18, 2009

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The Federal Circuit Bar Association and The George Washington University School of Law present “The Federal Circuit – The National Appellate Court Celebration and Introspective Symposium” on Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Chief Judge Paul Michel, Senior Circuit Judge Daniel Friedman and Circuit Judge Randall Rader will join other notables from the bar and academia to reflect on the Circuit’s first twenty-seven years and discuss what lies ahead. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-CT), chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has been invited to give the luncheon address. A panel of past and present Solicitors General will present their views on the circuit’s complex subject matter jurisdiction. The day will conclude with views presented by a panel of scholars who have written and commented on the circuit, its work and role in the judiciary since 1982. For more information and to register for this program click here.