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Judges Initiative Committee

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Judges Initiative Committee


Mission Statement




The mission of the Judges Initiative Committee is to provide a home specifically dedicated to the Section's judicial members. The Committee provides a forum to interact with other judges and Section members and exchange ideas on topics of mutual interest, opportunities for education, and the ability to participate in Section activities.


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2014 Spring Meeting


Panel: Innovations in Resolving Complex Business Disputes. L-R, Judge Elizabeth Stong (Bankruptcy EDNY), Lee Applebaum (Judges Initiative Committee), Judge Audrey Carrion (Baltimore Circuit Court Business & Technology Case Management Program), Richard Chernick (JAMS), Melanie Damian (Vice-Chair, Business and Corporate Litigation Committee), Judge Stephen Schuster and Merrick "Rick" Gross (Co-Chairs Judges Initiative Committee).


Program, "Innovations in Resolving Complex Business Disputes," co-sponsored by the Judges Initiative Committee and the Business and Corporate Litigation Committee.

2013 Annual Meeting


Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals graciously hosts an educational tour of the James R. Browning Courthouse for members of the Business and Corporate Litigation Committee and the Judges Initiative during the 2013 ABA Annual Meeting.


Members of the Business and Corporate Litigation Committee and Judges Initiative held a joint dinner at the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Courthouse during the 2013 ABA Annual Meeting.

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Leadership

Co-Chairs:

Applebaum, Lee
Schuster, James

Committee Roster  


Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events


    Court Documents


    ABA Programs and other Materials

    2014 Spring Meeting (Audio) - Nationwide Innovation in Specialized Business and Commercial Courts
    2014 Spring Meeting - Nationwide Innovation in Specialized Business and Commercial Courts
    2014 Spring Meeting (Audio)- Innovations in Resolving Complex Business Disputes
    2014 Spring Meeting - Innovations in Resolving Complex Business Disputes
    2013 Fall Meeting - A Tour of the Ivory Tower: Important Developments in the United States Supreme Court for Business Lawyers and Their Clients
    2013 Ninth Annual Meeting of the American College of Business Court Judges
    2012 Annual Meeting - What's Happening Out There? Grappling with the Supreme Court's Blockbuster Arbitration Cases
    2012 Spring Meeting - Business Court Judges Speak, How to Litigate a Case in a Business Court
    Remarks of Judge Ben Tennille, April 24, 2010
    2010 Annual Meeting - ADR in Business Courts: How Commerical Judges Encourage Settlements (Audio)
    2009 Spring Meeting - Business Courts Around the World (Audio)
    Business Courts Subcomittee Website
    National Center for State Courts: Business Courts and Complex Courts
    Electronic Discovery Rules in the Delaware Court of Chancery
    Toronto Commercial List E Discovery Pilot Project
    National Judicial College Complex Commercial/Business Court Cases course
    2012 - 8th Annual Meeting of the American College of Business Court Judges
    California Court Rule 2.550. Sealed records
    California Court Rule 2.551. Procedures for filing records under seal
    Trial Practice Subcommittee - Business and Corporate Litigation Committee

    Business Court Opinions

    One purpose in creating business, commercial, and complex courts is to establish an informative body of case law. Many of these courts publish opinions on their own websites.
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    Modified by Lee Applebaum on September 14, 2014

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