The 2010 Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference

The annual conference will begin Monday and continue through Thursday morning.  It will be held at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa on Maui, Hawai’i. Among this year’s highlights:

(1) Chief Judge Vaughn Walker will preside over the judicial breakfast on Tuesday morning.

(2) On the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 18, attendees will be treated to the music of a Hawaiian trio “while you stroll among traditional arts and crafts demonstrations and displays and observe the impressive torch-lighting ceremony.” This will be followed by an all-you-can-eat buffet and show featuring “authentic dances and music of old Hawai’i, Samoa, Tahiti and other Pacific islands.”

(3) On Thursday morning, Judge Alex Kozinski will introduce Circuit Justice Anthony Kennedy, who will deliver the keynote address, followed by the traditional “Conversation with the Justice.”

(HT: Lisa Leff and Rex Wockner)