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U.S. District Judge Max Cogburn’s background ranges from criminal defense attorney in private practice to federal prosecutor, before becoming a magistrate and then district judge. Some of his cases have included striking down North Carolina’s gay marriage ban and racial gerrymandering of congressional districts as unconstitutional. Come hear him interviewed by his HLS law clerk Tommy Tobin ’16 about becoming a judge, how the trial court perspective contrasts with the appellate role more often examined in law school, and the clerkship hiring process.
RSVP period has closed. Interested students may attend, but there will be standing room only.