The Role of the Judiciary and the Rule of Law (Part 1)
From Baruch DML
Moderated by Sonia R. Jarvis, Ackerman Chair and Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs, the event takes place on November 15, 2005, at the Baruch College Conference Center, 14th floor.
[Part I -- 56 min.]
The event begins with an introduction by David Birdsell, Dean of School of Public Affairs. Dr. Kathleen Waldron, President of Baruch College, delivers the welcoming remarks. The keynote address is given by Marianne Engelman Lado, Esq., General Counsel, New York Lawyers for Public Interest.
[Part II -- 63 min.]
Panel experts offer both practical and philosophical observations about the selection process for judges and their views on whether the current partisan battles have affected the impartial administration of justice. Panelists include Ken I. Kersch, Ph.D, JD, Assistant Professor of Politics, Princeton University; George W. Jones, Jr., Esq., Partner, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP; and Jamin B. Raskin, Esq., Professor of Constitutional Law, Washington College of Law, American University.