Notice Regarding the 2006 Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference on May 17-20, 2006, Detroit, MI

Release Date: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2005

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Attention All Federal Practitioners 2006 Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference will be open to all attorneys admitted to federal practice.


You are cordially invited to attend the 2006 Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference. The Conference will be open to all attorneys admitted to federal practice in the Sixth Circuit. All attorneys who attend will receive credit toward life membership in the Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference. The Conference will be held May 17-20, 2006 at the Marriott Detroit Renaissance Center. The Program on Thursday, May 18, will feature plenary sessions on “The Law, the Courts, and the Future of the American Automobile Industry,” “Class
Action and Related Jurisdictional Issues,” and breakout sessions on Sentencing, Communication, Appellate Practice, and Bankruptcy. On Friday, May 19, the program will have three plenary sessions beginning with a Supreme Court Update followed by an “Independent Judiciary: An Historical Overview,” and an “Independent Judiciary: Present Status and Future Prospects.” Program sessions on Thursday and Friday will begin at 8:00 A.M. and conclude at 1:00 P.M. Social and recreational activities are in the planning stages. The conference banquet will be held on Friday evening, May 19, and will feature remarks by Sixth Circuit Justice John Paul Stevens, and speaker, Michael Barone, senior writer for U.S. News &
World Report. On Saturday morning, May 20, 2006, the program will conclude with Circuit and District Meetings commencing at 8:15 A.M. and adjourning at 11:00 A.M. The Circuit and District Meeting format will encourage the active participation by all lawyers and judges in the discussion of issues and problems in each court as well as other issues that may be identified throughout the Conference. For those attorneys attending from Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee, the Conference will seek approved CLE credit for attendance at this program. If you are interested in attending the 2006 Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference, please contact the Office of the Circuit Executive, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, at 503 Potter Stewart United States Courthouse, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3988; Telephone 513/564-7200; Fax 513/564-7210; E-Mail by January 31, 2006. You can request the registration materials on the Sixth Circuit web site at Please provide your name, address, telephone and fax numbers, your attorney I.D. number, and the District in which you practice. The Conference registration materials will be sent out in March, 2006 to all those who register with the Office of the Circuit Executive by January 31,2006. Register early! Attendance may be limited by space constraints.