The University of Montana School of Law will celebrate its centennial anniversary this week with a judicially star-studded event.
Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor will sit with judges from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to hear arguments in a special session at the University of Montana Law School in Missoula, Mont. on September 1, 2011.
Justice O’Connor will join Ninth Circuit Judges Stephen Reinhardt and Sidney Thomas to hear oral arguments in appeals of decisions by the Montana U.S. District Court in the following cases:
Justice O’Connor has sat by designation with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals several times since her 2005 retirement, including a previous session last year in Billings, Montana. The Ninth Circuit arguments in the above-listed matters will begin at 10 a.m. on September 1 in the University Theatre. A photo ID will be required to enter the courtroom.