Everything I Needed to Know About Judging I Learned by Being a Dad

February 26, 2024 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3037

Please join Judge Bibas for a light-hearted overview of the 1L and law school curriculum drawing out themes of formalism, the rule of law, and the importance of notice and impartiality. Judge Bibas is a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He was previously a professor of law and crimonology at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, where he continues to teach. He graduated summa cum laude from Columbia University, earned a B.A. in jurisprudence from Oxford University, and earned his J.D. from Yale Law School.
After graduating Yale Law, Judge Bibas clerked for Judge Patrick Higginbotham of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. He also spent time as a litigation associate at Covington & Burling and successfully prosecuted the world's leading expert in Tiffany stained glass as an AUSA in the Southern District of New York. He is the author of two books and over 60 scholarly articles. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by Federalist Society. For more information, please contact Chandler Cole at chandler.cole@duke.edu