ABA Commission on the American Jury Symposium

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Date and Time

Thursday, October 23, 2014 — Friday, October 24, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




The ABA Commission on the American Jury Project will host its bi-annual National Symposium in beautiful San Diego. The event is cosponsored with University of San Diego School of Law and will take place at the Joan B. Kroc Center for Peace Studies. The event will offer breakfast, keynote luncheon, reception and CLE.


Thursday, October 23
8 a.m.
Registration Opens
"Eat and greet" with Vice Dean Mary Jo Wiggins of University of San Diego School of Law and the Honorable David J. Danielsen, '77, Presiding Judge, San Diego County Superior Court.

12 p.m.
Keynote Luncheon
Associate Justice Marvin R. Baxter, California Supreme Court

4:30 p.m.
Sessions conclude with reception to follow

Friday, October 24
8 a.m.
Registration Opens

12 p.m.
Sessions conclude

CLE sessions throughout Thursday and Friday will be interactive and informative on concepts such as exclusions, hardship issues, implicit bias and many more.

Registration includes continental breakfast both days, keynote luncheon, reception and CLE.

CLE Information
The ABA will seek 6.5 hours of CLE for this program in 60-minute states, and 7.8 hours of CLE credit for this program in 50-minute states. Credit hours are estimated and are subject to each state’s approval and credit rounding rules.

  • 1.50 Elimination of Bias CLE Credit Hours
  • 6.50 General CLE Credit Hours

Financial Aid
A limited number of scholarships to defray tuition expenses are available for this program. To request an application or receive additional information, please contact Kris Berliant at (312) 988-5700.

Visit the ABA website for more information.

American Bar Association

Post Contact

Kris Berliant
(312) 988-5700