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Lynn A. Baker, Frederick M. Baron Chair in Law

Lynn Baker speaks at 2011 Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference

Lynn A. Baker, Frederick M. Baron Chair in Law at the University of Texas School of Law, was one of a handful of legal scholars invited to speak at the 2011 Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference in Carlsbad, California, on August 16, 2011. Baker’s panel, “Federalism in the 21st Century: Balancing States’ Rights with Federal Power,” discussed current Supreme Court federalism jurisprudence, offered predictions on the direction the Roberts court is likely to take, and debated the proper balance between federal and state power.


Ninth Circuit oral arguments in Perry v. Schwarzenegger—the challenge to California’s Proposition 8—broadcast live, Monday, December 6, 2010, at noon

Oral arguments in Kristin M. Perry, et al. v. Arnold Schwarzenegger, et al. will be heard by a panel of three judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Monday, December 6, 2010, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time, noon Central. The panel has given consent for live broadcast of the proceeding and the Law School will make this broadcast available in room 5.206 of the Susman Academic Center in Jones Hall. Refreshments will be available.


Ninth Circuit oral arguments in USA v. State of Arizona broadcast live, Monday, November 1, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. in the Francis Auditorium

Oral arguments in USA v. State of Arizona will be heard by a panel of three judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Monday, November 1, 2010, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Pacific time, 11:00 a.m. Central. The panel has given consent for live broadcast of the proceeding and the School of Law will make this broadcast available in the Francis Auditorium.