UW Law Week Hosts U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals
The United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear cases for the first time on the University of Wyoming campus during UW Law Week Sept. 21-25.
The court will be in session Friday, Sept. 25, at 9 a.m. in Room 178 of the College of Law, with a question and answer session to follow.
Another highlight of the week will be Thursday, Sept. 24, at 1 p.m. when the Wyoming Supreme Court will hear oral arguments from Jason Gerald Phillip v. the State of Wyoming and Opportunity Knocks Enterprises, LLC v. Shannon Electric, Inc.
Law Week schedule of events including sponsors and speakers: (All events will take place in the College of Law Building):
Monday, Sept. 21, noon -- J. Reuben Clark Law Society; Anthony Bake will discuss "How to Find a Good Job Without Being in The Top 10 Percent," Room 178.
Monday, Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m. -- Wyoming Society for International Law; Seth Ward will discuss "Islamic Law in the Modern World," Room 186.
Tuesday, Sept 22, noon -- Natural Resource and Environmental Law Club; Daniel Tinker, Duane Short, Daryl Woirhaye and Steve Currey will present "Pine Beetle Epidemic and Where Do We Go From Here?," Room 178.
Tuesday, Sept. 22, 6:30 p.m. -- Wyoming Law Students for Equal Justice; Robert F. Schopp, Michael Vitiello, and Diane Courselle will discuss "Current Issues in Sentencing & Punishment," Room 178.
Wednesday, Sept. 23, noon -- Phi Alpha Delta; Stacey Obrecht and Juana Simental will present "Role of a Guardian ad Litem," Room 170.
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 6:30 p.m. -- Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association will meet in Room 178.
Thursday, Sept. 24, 1 p.m. -- Wyoming Supreme Court will hear oral arguments with a question and answer session to follow, Room 178.
Thursday, Sept. 24, 6 p.m. -- Dedication of the William N. Brimmer Legal Education Center.
Friday, Sept. 25, 9 a.m. -- U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments with a question and answer session to follow, Room 178.
Posted on Friday, September 18, 2009