Judicial Symposium on Civil Justice Issues

The Judicial Symposium on Civil Justice Issues is an annual event held by the Law and Economics Center at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School. The symposium addresses the rapid changes in civil justice at the state and federal level though legislative and judicial actions.

The Fifteenth Annual Judicial Symposium on Civil Justice addressed a variety of topics, including liability for businesses through a public health crisis, third party litigation, and state efforts to enact data privacy protections. Legal and economic experts debated the various topics with input from the participating judges. ALI members that participated are listed below.

  • Christopher Edward Appel of Shook, Hardy & Bacon
  • Lynne A. Battaglia of Court of Appeals of Maryland
  • Mark A. Behrens of Shook, Hardy & Bacon
  • Bernice Bouie Donald of U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • Brian T. Fitzpatrick of Vanderbilt University Law School
  • Philip S. Goldberg of Shook, Hardy & Bacon
  • Renee Knake Jefferson of University of Houston Law Center
  • Alan S. Kaplinsky of Ballard Spahr
  • Donald J. Kochan of George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School
  • Peter B. Rutledge of University of Georgia School of Law
  • Victor E. Schwartz of Shook, Hardy & Bacon
  • Catherine M. Sharkey of New York University School of Law
  • David N. Wecht of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Learn more about the conference here.

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