On Oct 10th, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will be holding a conference entitled Juries and Lay Participation: American Perspectives and Global Trends.
The one-day conference will feature a series of panel discussions on juror bias, the jury as a political institution, comparative jury practices and innovations, and practitioners' perspectives on judges and jurors. The Honorable James F. Holderman of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (pictured above) will deliver a luncheon keynote address on "Maximizing Jurors' Understanding."
Free admission and lunch with advance registration. RSVP at www.alumni.kentlaw.edu/lawreviewsymposium. A reception will follow the conference.