Please join us on May 14, 2015 from 2 pm – 4 pm for our discussion on ethics and professionalism featuring Dr. Jack Bass and Professor Sally Richardson. The Annual Judge Alvin B. Rubin Symposium is a living memorial to Judge Rubin’s contribution to federal jurisprudence and legal scholarship.
Professionalism: Unlikely Heroes on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Dr. Jack Bass, Professor Emeritus of Humanities and Social Sciences at the College of Charleston and author of Unlikely Heroes, will explore the history of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and how a group of federal judges, most of them Republicans appointed by President Eisenhower, transformed the Supreme Court’s decision in Brown. v. Board of Education into a broad mandate for racial justice. One hour of Professionalism.
A Tribute to Judge Rubin: The Ethics of Gilbert and Sullivan and How They Relate to Today’s Law
Professor Sally Richardson, Gordon Gamm Faculty Scholar and Assistant Professor of Law at Tulane University, offers an entertaining exploration of ethical issues found in works of Judge Rubin’s favorite composers, Gilbert and Sullivan. One hour of Ethics.