Judgment Calls: A Conversation with Justice Leondra R. Kruger of the California Supreme Court

September 29, 2020 • 12:30 PM • Virtual

David Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute at Duke Law, talks with Justice Leondra Kruger of the California Supreme Court about her career and her time on the bench. Justice Kruger has served on the Court since 2015. She previously served in the U.S. DOJ as a Deputy Asst. AG for the OLC. From 2007 to 2013, she served as an Assist. to the Solicitor General and as Acting Deputy Solicitor General. Prior to that, she was in private practice, specializing in appellate and Supreme Court litigation, and taught as a visiting assist. prof. at the Univ. of Chicago Law School. A native of the Los Angeles area, Justice Kruger received her bachelor's degree with high honors from Harvard College. She received her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Law Journal. She served as a law clerk to Judge David S. Tatel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and to Justice John Paul Stevens of the Supreme Court of the United States. Sponsored by Bolch Judicial Institute. FMI - please contact Ann Yandian (ann.yandian@law.duke.edu). You must register at this link: https://bit.ly/2RRIwXU. Meeting link will be emailed within 24 hours of the event.