Thursday, September 5, 2013

Chief Judge Ralph Beistline of U.S. District Court speaks about the constitution and jury trials September 16 at UAA

"The Constitution, Jury Trials and Me: Reflections from the Bench" is the title of an upcoming presentation by Chief Judge Ralph R. Beistline, U.S. District Court for the State of Alaska. He will be discussing his perspective on the sixth and seventh amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

Date: Monday, Sept. 16
Time:  7:30-9:00 p.m.
Location: UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307

Chief Judge Beistline has been a member of the judiciary for over 20 years: 10 years as an Alaska Superior Court Judge, and 11 years as a federal judge. He has also served as president of the Alaska Bar Association, a member of the association Board of Governors, and is an editor of its newspaper, the Alaska Bar Rag.

This presentation is sponsored by UAA’s Department of Political Science. For more information, contact Guy Burnett at or (907) 786-4774.