During the week of October 8, 2012, California Supreme Court Associate Justice Carol A. Corrigan will serve as the Judge James J. Clynes, Jr. Visiting Chair in the Ethics of Litigation Within the Judicial Process. Justice Corrigan will teach Appellate Advocacy Training, will serve as a guest lecturer for a Criminal Law course, and will make a presentation to the Women’s Legal Forum.
On Thursday, October 11, at 5:15 p.m. Justice Corrigan will offer a public presentation entitled, “How Do Courts of Last Resort Deal with Controversial Issues?” in 1140 Eck Hall of Law, University of Notre Dame.
Justice Corrigan graduated magna cum laude from Holy Names College in 1970 and earned her Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of Law in 1975. She served as a prosecutor, then as an elected judge in California, ultimately being appointed to the California Supreme Court in 2005. She has also taught courses at several law schools, including U.C. Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law and U.C. Hastings College of Law.