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2012 Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference

August 8 - 10, 2012
Kansas City, Missouri

Landmark Litigation in the Eighth Circuit Courts:
Views from the Bench, Bar and Academy

Registration is now open. You may register for the conference at

The judges of the Eighth Circuit invite you to join them August 8 - 10, 2012, at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown for the Judicial Conference.

This is the once-every-two-years conference for all judges and members of the Bar. Come enjoy the exceptional CLE program of speakers and panelists on a broad range of civil, criminal, and bankruptcy topics. Expect nationally known speakers discussing the most significant, cutting-edge cases of the Eighth Circuit courts.

Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. will present a first-ever "Virtual Tour of the Supreme Court." Justice Alito has agreed to a private reception with first-time conference attendees.

The Conference also includes a number of entertaining social events. We hope that you and your family will enjoy the fellowship of the conference, and the many incredible attractions in Kansas City.


Paul D. Clement - lead attorney for the 26 states in the Supreme Court arguments about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - has agreed to speak at the plenary session on Thursday morning. Mr. Clement, along with Mr. Theodore B. Olson, will present "Litigating High Profile Cases: Health Care, NFL, Bushv. Gore, etc."

A reminder. Our group tickets for Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA must be purchased by April 15. For ticket information and to register for the conference, go to