Chase T. Rogers, the chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, will speak about recent innovations in the Connecticut court system during the 2010 Jon O. Newman Lecture on Law and Justice at the University of Hartford on Tuesday, April 13, at 4:30 p.m. in Wilde Auditorium, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford.
Rogers is a graduate of Stanford University and Boston University School of Law. In January, 1998, then Governor John Rowland nominated her as a Superior Court judge. She later served as an Appellate Court judge from 2006 to 2007. Governor M. Jodi Rell nominated Rogers for the Connecticut Supreme Court in 2007.
Rogers is a member of the board of directors of the Conference of Chief Justices and a member of the Connecticut Bar Foundation Nominating Committee. She also serves as an ex-officio member of the American Law Institute, the Commission on Official Legal Publications, and the Connecticut Bar Foundation.
The lecture is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. For tickets, call 860.768.4228 or 1.800.274.8587 or visit the University box office at www.hartford.edu.
The John O. Newman Lecture on Law and Justice is made possible by the generosity of Judge Newman (Hon. '75), a senior judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Newman is a life regent at the University of Hartford and a past chair of its board of regents.