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Legislative Journal Symposium  

Judicial Autonomy: How Has Governor Christie Affected
the Independence of New Jersey's Judiciary?

Date of Symposium:
Thursday, February 3, 2011 | 4-6 p.m.


Symposium Editor: Kathleen Gallagher | kathleen.gallagher1@student.shu.edu


The Seton Hall Legislative Journal will host its annual Symposium on February 3, 2011, to address the impact of Governor Christie’s decision to break with tradition and not reappoint Justice John E. Wallace, Jr. Specifically, this event will focus on judicial independence issues generally, with a particular focus on New Jersey.  This event will also examine what has been called the “politicization” of the New Jersey Supreme Court and will attempt to predict how future appointments will be decided.

Panel Discussions: Judiciary Autonomy and the Implications of Governor Christie’s Decision to Replace Justice John E. Wallace, Jr.

Symposium Moderator: Professor Edward Hartnett

Registration Cost: $25
Complimentary registration for Seton Hall Law Students and Faculty.

Two (2) NY/NJ CLE Credits are available for attendance at the program. 

Cocktail Reception (4-6 p.m. at Seton Hall Law School)

Questions regarding this symposium may be directed to Kathleen Gallagher, Symposium Editor at kathleen.gallagher1@student.shu.edu.