Event: Magna Carta and the Path Forward to the Rule of Law
Date: Monday, September 12, 2016
Location: Belo Mansion, 2101 Ross Ave., Dallas, Texas 75201 (map)
The Dallas Chapter of the Federalist Society will host Charles Eskridge on Monday, September 12, at noon at the Belo Mansion. He will offer reflections on Magna Carta’s 800th Anniversary in England, along with observations and modern lessons on what it came to mean with respect to the rule of law and the protection of rights in America.
Charles Eskridge joined the international litigation firm of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP as a partner in 2015 to help open their new Houston office. He was a partner for nearly twenty years with the commercial litigation firm of Susman Godfrey LLP, focusing his practice on complex, high-stakes commercial litigation in federal and state courts across the country on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants at both trial and on appeal.
Mr. Eskridge teaches Origins of the Federal Constitution as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Houston Law Center. He served as a judicial clerk to Justice Byron White at the U.S. Supreme Court and to Chief Judge Charles Clark of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He is a Sustaining Member of the American Law Institute, and is appointed to a Federal Judicial Evaluation Committee to screen candidates and assist the advice and consent of Texas’ Senators on prospective federal judges and U.S. Attorneys in Texas.
CLE credit will be available.