March 20, 2012
A Dialogue with the Chief Justice and Chief Judge
Supreme Court of Minnesota & U.S. District Court
Judges, in upholding the rule of law, critically affect every area of American life including the economy, property rights, personal liberty, and democratic values. These Distinguished Speakers will analyze issues which are not only key for lawyers, but also important for business leaders and other citizens. These include key issues facing business; how companies and other groups can be effectively represented in court; and what resources are needed for efficient operation of the courts to enhance timeliness and reduce the cost of litigation for the parties. Specific topics to be discussed by the Distinguished Panelists include effective appellate strategies; intellectual property; e-discovery and other technology; and product liability.