23rd Judge Alvin B. Rubin Symposium on May 14, 2015

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.

bassProfessionalism: 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.

richardsonA 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.

For details on the agenda and registration, go to 2015 Rubin Registration Form.   To register online, please click here.

Join FBA New Orleans Today!

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The Federal Bar Association (FBA) is dedicated to promoting the welfare, interests, education, and professional development of attorneys involved in federal law. With more than 16,000 members nationally and 1,200 members locally, the FBA’s members run the gamut of federal practice, from small to large firms, corporations and federal agencies. The FBA serves as the catalyst for communication between the bar and the bench, as well as the private and public sectors.  For details, click Join NO FBA Today!

Contact the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association at (504) 589-7990 or email CC Kahr, Executive Director, for more information.

Breakfast with the Court with the Hon. Carl Stewart on May 5, 2015

carl stewartThe Federal Bar Association Younger Lawyer’s Division has an amazing opportunity for young lawyers to meet and have a casual breakfast with the Hon. Carl E. Stewart, Chief Judge of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  The breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. on May 5, 2015 at the Hilton Riverside, 3rd Floor, Ascot Newberry Room.

Advance registration is required and limited to members of the Younger Lawyers Division of the FBA. Space is limited.  To register online, please click here.  For additional information, please contact CC Kahr, Executive Director, at (504) 589-7990.