Sometimes readers complain that Above the Law focuses too much on the East Coast. Since our headquarters is here in New York, and since we lived in Washington from 2006 to 2008, we may have an East Coast bias.
But we do try to run a national legal news site. Even if we’re physically located in New York, wherever two or more lawyers are gathered in our name, there we are.
In recent months, we’ve been making a conscious effort to do more for the West Coast. For example, we’ve started posting — later in the day, to account for the time difference — material aimed at a West Coast / California audience.
And next week we’ll be in L.A., to participate in three events (all kindly sponsored by the Federalist Society). One is with a leading light of the federal judiciary, and another is with a top law professor/blogger. Here are the details:
1. A Judge in Full: Personality and Jurisprudence
When: Tuesday, January 13, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Speakers: The Honorable Alex Kozinski, Chief Judge, Ninth Circuit; David Lat, Founder, Above the Law
Where: Omni Hotel, 251 South Olive Street, Los Angeles
MCLE Credit: One Hour
Cost: $38 if paid in advance; $40 if paid at the door. Public employees, students and law clerks may pay the discounted rate of $15.
2. Cocktail Reception with David Lat
When: Tuesday, January 13th, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Bel Air Bar and Grill, 662 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles
MCLE Credit: No. This will not be educational in the least — just gossip and booze.
Cost: Cash bar. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. YUM.
3. How Bloggers Changed the Legal World
When: Wednesday, January 14, 12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Speakers: Professor Stephen Bainbridge, Warren Professor of Law, UCLA; David Lat, Founder, Above the Law
Where: UCLA Law School, Room 1357
Cost: Free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided.
Please come to any or all of these events. We look forward to seeing you!
A Judge in Full: Personality and Jurisprudence [Federalist Society - Los Angeles Lawyers Chapter]
How Bloggers Have Changed the Legal World [Facebook]