A U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, Thursday, September 28-29, 2023

The Panel convenes a hearing session to consider two cases: In Re: Moveit Customer Data Security Breach Litigation and In Re: Uber Technoligies, Inc., Passenger Sexual Assault Litigation. Also included are events in which Panel judges and staff interact with law students and faculty to share their experiences.

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A Conversation with the Honorable Srikanth "Sri" Srinivasan, Friday, January 27, 2023

Chief Judge Sri Srinivasan sits down with Amul Thapar, judge on the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. The event is part of a two-day Jurist in Residence program in which Chief Judge Srinivasan meets with small groups of law students – including students serving on the college’s two law journal boards, Moot Court Board; Trial Advocacy Board; and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Student Advisory Board – as well as UK Rosenberg College of Law faculty and invited guests from the legal community. In addition, Judge Srinivasan serves as a guest speaker in law school classes.

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A Conversation with Author Peter S. Canellos, Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Journalist Peter S. Canellos discusses his recently published book, The Great Dissenter: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America's Judicial Hero. Canellos is the managing editor of enterprise at POLITICO, overseeing the site’s magazine, investigative journalism and major projects.

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Keynote Speech by the Honorable Roger L. Gregory, November 19, 2019

Chief Judge Roger L. Gregory, US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, serves as the keynote speaker for the grand opening of the new building that houses the Rosenberg College of Law. The lecture is part of the Roy R. and Virginia F. Ray Distinguished Lecture Series in conjunction with the John G. Heyburn II Initiative for Excellence in the Federal Judiciary.

Phase I Orientation Seminar for Newly Appointed District Judges, October 22-26, 2018

The Rosenberg College of Law (RCOL) hosted the Federal Judicial Center's (FJC) orientation for 16 newly appointed federal judges from across the nation, marking the first time that the FJC held the week-long intensive training on a college campus. RCOL students and faculty also had the opportunity to engage with judges and other officials from the Federal Judiciary throughout the week via events such as classroom lectures, a luncheon panel discussion, and hallmark small-group interactions.

The Honorable Neil M. Gorsuch in conversation with Professor Paul E. Salamanca, September 21, 2017

US Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch sat down with Paul Salamanca, the Wendell H. Ford Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky. The event began with a special introduction by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Justice Gorsuch also offered advice to UK law students in a small-group setting, advising them to give back to the community and practice law in a way that they will be proud to look back upon.

The Honorable John G. Roberts, Jr. in conversation with Director James C. Duff, February 1, 2017

During this inaugural event sponsored by the Heyburn Initiative, Chief Justice John Roberts sat down with James Duff, director of the Administrative Office of the US Courts. The Chief Justice also engaged in small-group conversations with UK law students and faculty, guest-lectured in classes, and participated in hallmark Heyburn Initiative events.

Conference Panel on Judicial Courage, February 1, 2017

During this inaugural event sponsored by the Heyburn Initiative, US Fifth Circuit Chief Judge Carl Stewart, US District Judge Jeremy Fogel and University of Michigan Professor Pamela Brandwein shared their thoughts on the kinds of courage required by federal judges in Judicial Branch of the United States.