United States Circuit Judge Diane Sykes: A Discussion on Judicial Federalism

Judicial Federalism: Famous Power Struggles Between the U.S. Supreme Court and the State High Courts

Please join us for lunch at the Union League Club on March 19, 2019, to hear United States Circuit Judge Diane Sykes discuss judicial federalism.  Judge Sykes has served on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit since her appointment by President George W. Bush in 2004.  From 2000 to 2004, she was a justice on the Wisconsin Supreme Court.  Prior to then, Judge Sykes served on the state trial bench in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  Judge Sykes received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University in 1980 and her law degree from Marquette University Law School in 1984.  Before attending law school, she worked as a reporter for The Milwaukee Journal.  Judge Sykes was born and raised in the Milwaukee area.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
11:30 a.m. Registration
12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Speaker begins
1:30 p.m. Adjournment

Union League Club
65 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL

Tickets are $50 per member and $55 per Guest

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Hourly Schedule

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
12:00 pm -
12:30 pm -
Speaker begins
1:30 pm -


Mar 19 2019


11:30 am - 1:30 pm




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65 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604


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