As part of our DIAALOGUES series, IAALS will bring together judges, attorneys, scholars, and citizens from around the country to consider best practices for judicial recusal procedures that are fair to both judge and litigant, and that are efficient and transparent. This invitation-only convening will focus on the process of recusal and will not wade into questions regarding the appropriate or necessary reasons for recusal.
How Best to Ensure Transparency, Fairness, and Timeliness
Thursday, November 3, 2016 to Friday, November 4, 2016
Monday, June 6, 2016
Monday, May 11, 2015
Monday, April 13, 2015 to Tuesday, April 14, 2015
IAALS and Justice at Stake convened individuals from around the country who have a stake in addressing the increased politicization of processes for retaining state court judges.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
In advance of the 2014 judicial elections, IAALS offered a webinar conducted by a social media expert for members of the JPE Working Group , to offer strategies and tips for using social media and other inexpensive tools to share JPE results with voters.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
IAALS and the Byron R. White Center brought United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor (Ret.) to Colorado to deliver the 3rd Annual John Paul Stevens Lecture. The Stevens Lecture brings a well-known jurist to the University of Colorado Law School each year. The event was open to the public.
Monday, August 12, 2013
IAALS hosted a panel on the pros and cons of various methods of selecting state court judges at the 2013 Legislative Summit of the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 to Friday, March 29, 2013
IAALS, in collaboration with the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies and the Aspen Institute Justice & Society Program, sponsored “An Uncommon Dialogue” about judicial selection.
Friday, August 10, 2012
IAALS assembled a panel of experts at the National Governors Association’s Management Seminar for Governors’ Legal Counsels to discuss the importance of judicial appointments to a governor’s legacy and the value of using a nominating commission to fulfill this responsibility.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 to Wednesday, May 23, 2012
IAALS hosted and staffed the federal judicial screening committee established by Colorado Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet to screen applicants and recommend potential nominees for a vacancy on the U.S. District Court for Colorado.