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What is the proper role of the State judiciary when considering questions of federal law?  If there are independent and adequate federal and State grounds, on which basis should a state supreme court decide a case?

This panel was part of the 2017 Annual Western Chapters Conference at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, CA on January 28, 2017.

Luncheon: Conversation with State Supreme Court Justices
12:00 Noon – 1:45 pm

  • Hon. Clint Bolick, Arizona Supreme Court
  • Hon. Stephen Markman, Michigan Supreme Court
  • Moderator: Hon. Diane Sykes, U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • Introduction: Jennifer Perkins, Assistant Solicitor General, AG Opinions and Ethics at Arizona Attorney General's Office

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
Simi Valley, CA

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