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The Honorable Mary M. Schroeder

Senior Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

The Honorable Mary M. Schroeder served as Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit from December 2000 through November 2007, and she has been on that court since 1979. Judge Schroeder previously served on the Arizona Court of Appeals and practiced law in Phoenix. She is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the University of Chicago Law School, and she worked as a trial lawyer in the Civil Division of the United States Department of Justice. She is a recipient of the Arizona State Bar Association’s James A. Walsh Outstanding Jurist Award and the American Bar Association’s Margaret Brent Award. Judge Schroeder regards the case of Hirabayashi v. United States as “the case of a lifetime,” which allowed the courts to help rectify one of our nation’s great wrongs.

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Speaker Events

Saturday, July 6

Opening Plenary with Keynote Addresses
Kathryn A. Bannai, Member, Board of Governors, Japanese American National Museum
Tammie Kanda, Corporate Communications, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
G.W. Kimura, Ph.D. (Cantab.), President & Chief Executive Officer, Japanese American National Museum
Mitchell T. Maki, Ph.D., Vice Provost, Academic Affairs, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Alan Nishio, Board President, Little Tokyo Service Center
The Honorable Mary M. Schroeder, Senior Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


Time: 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom
Topic: General Activity