Eighteenth Annual Pedrick Panel, featuring Arthur Miller
Friday, March 28, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (MST)
Eighteenth Annual Willard H. Pedrick Lecture
Presented by the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law in honor of founding dean Willard H. Pedrick.
Revisiting the Rules: Celebrating 75 Years of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
A panel discussion and keynote
10 a.m. - Panel Discussion
Noon – Keynote, Arthur Miller
Reception to follow
New York University School of Law
Arthur Miller is one of the nation’s most distinguished legal scholars in the areas of civil litigation, copyright, unfair competition, and privacy. Miller joined NYU School of Law from Harvard Law School, where he not only earned his law degree but also taught for 36 years.
A renowned commentator on law and society, he won an Emmy for his work on PBS’s The Constitution: That Delicate Balance and served for two decades as the legal editor for ABC’s Good Morning America. Miller has argued cases in all of the U.S. circuit courts of appeals as well as several before the U.S. Supreme Court. He has worked in the public interest in the areas of privacy, computers, copyright, and the courts.
Miller has served as a member and reporter of the Advisory Committee of Civil Rules of the Judicial Conference of the United States by appointment of two chief justices of the United States, as reporter and adviser to the American Law Institute, and as a member of a special advisory group to the chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Miller is the recipient of numerous awards, including five honorary doctorates, three American Bar Association Gavel Awards and a Special Recognition Gavel Award for promoting public understanding of the law. He recently was honored by the Queen of England for his charitable and media work by being named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
John H. Beisner; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (Washington, D.C.)
Elizabeth J. Cabraser; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein (San Francisco)
Judge David G. Campbell; United States District Court for the District of Arizona
Professor Bob Dauber; Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University
Judge Michael D. Hawkins; United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
W. Mark Lanier; The Lanier Law Firm (Houston)
Professor Myles Lynk; Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University
William J. Maledon; Osborn Maledon (Phoenix)
Andrew J. Pincus; Mayer Brown LLP (Washington, D.C.)
Patricia Lee Refo; Snell & Wilmer LLP (Phoenix)
Judge Shira A. Scheindlin; United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
James M. Wagstaffe; Kerr & Wagstaffe LLP (San Francisco)
For more information, contact Amanda Breaux at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (480) 965-6405.
* Information regarding CLE credit information and registration can be found here: CLE
You may also contact Sandra Macdonald at Sandra.Macdonald@asu.edu with additional CLE questions.
The Willard H. Pedrick Lecture was established in 1997 by the Pedrick family in memory of the founding dean of the College of Law. The annual lecture brings to the law school outstanding legal scholars, jurists or practitioners to enrich the intellectual life of the College and the community.
**Important Parking Information: The Rural Road Visitor's Pay Lot at ASU will have spots available for this lecture. The lot is located at the southwest corner of Rural and Terrace (YOU MUST ENTER TERRACE FROM RURAL ROAD). ($2/hour; $8/max.)
A link to the parking map is attached: http://www.asu.edu/parking/maps/tempe-current.pdf