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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 125th Anniversary


Public Calendar of Events for the 125th Anniversary Year

9-21-16:   In celebration of the publication by the Cornell Law Review of a biographical anthology of all the judges appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit during the Court’s 125-year history, the Court of Appeals will hold oral arguments at the Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York.
10-26-16:   Special Session of the Court of Appeals in Celebration of the 125th Anniversary with the Hands Lecture Delivered by Professor John Fabian Witt, Yale Law School at 4:00 p.m.
10-27-16:   NYCLA 2016 Edward Weinfeld Luncheon at which Robert M. Morgenthau will present the Weinfeld Award to the Hon. Robert A. Katzmann, Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 12:00 p.m. at the Museum for Jewish History, Battery Park
11-16-16:   Glenn Curtiss v. Wright Brothers: A Re-Enactment of a Second Circuit Appeal with the Hon. William C. Conner Inn of Court, at 5:30 p.m.
12-14-16:   Recollections of Thurgood Marshall: A Panel Discussion with former Thurgood Marshall Law Clerks, at 5:30 p.m.
2-9-17:   A Re-enactment of Three Second Circuit Appeals– United States v. Antonelli Fireworks Company, Cortright v. Resor and United States v. One Book Entitled Ulysses with SAO Players, at 5:30 p.m.
3-10-17:   Recollections of Henry Friendly: A Panel Discussion with former Judge Henry Friendly Law Clerks.
4-18-17:   United States v. One Book Entitled Ulysses: A Story in Five Acts & An Epilogue, a lecture by Professor Stephen Gillers, NYU School of Law, at 5:30 p.m.
4-20-17:   A Retrospective on the Certification Process to State High Courts in conjunction with the NYS-Federal Judicial Council, at 5:30 p.m.
5-16-17:   Russo v. Central School District No. 1: A Re-Enactment of an Historical Second Circuit Appealwith Federal Bar Council Inn of Court at 5:30 p.m.
March/Sept. 2017:   Second Circuit/Federal Bar Council Conversations with Members of the Bench & Bar Featuring Authors of the Fordham Law Review Articles that Commemorate the Court’s Contributions to the Development of the Law
9-27-17:   Hands Lecture on Great Judges of the Second Circuit: The Remarkable Hands–Judges Learned and Augustus Hand

NB: Unless otherwise noted, all programs will be held at the Thurgood Marshall U.S. Courthouse, Courtroom 1703, 40 Foley Square, New York, New York. A reception follows each program in the Main Lobby of the Courthouse.