Federal District Court Symposium

Friday, October 11, 2019

9:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. 


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Join us for a symposium to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the federal district court in Chicago.  

Symposium Speakers:

Clara Altman | Federal Judicial Center
Andrew Baer | University of Alabama, Birmingham
Richard Kling | Chicago-Kent College of Law
Jack Macnamara | Loyola University Chicago, Center for Urban Research and Learning
Chief Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer | United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Leonard Rubinowitz | Northwestern School of Law
Stephen Rushin | Loyola University Chicago, School of Law
Beryl Satter | Rutgers University, History Department)
Christopher W. Schmidt | Chicago-Kent College of Law
Dean Strang | StrangBradley LLC
Benjamin Superfine | University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Educational Policy Studies
Flint Taylor | People’s Law Office

This conference is eligible for 4.0 hours of IL general MCLE credit (excludes Keynote Address). Lunch is by invitation only.

This program is made possible through generous support from the Northern District of Illinois Court Historical Association and collaboration with the Chicago-Kent Law Review.


Conference Schedule



Friday, October 11, 2019


9:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.


Chicago-Kent College of Law

565 W. Adams St.

Ogilvie Auditorium - 1st Floor 


This event is free and open to the public. Registration requested.


Chicago-Kent Alumni Association