Judicial Selection in Kansas: Tim Pickell and Karen Arnold-Burger

Join attorney Tim Pickell and Kansas Appeals Court Judge Karen Arnold-Burger for their perspectives on Kansas' judicial selection system. Pickell, L77, is a litigator and public affairs chairman of the Kansas Association for Justice. Judge Arnold-Burger, L81, has served in local and appellate courts and was a nominee for the Kansas Supreme Court. Sponsored by the American Constitution Society, KU Law Chapter and Kansas Appleseed. Lunch served.
November 19, 2013
12:30 pm
Green Hall, 104
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