Law School to Recognize the Hon. Nancy Gertner


Suffolk University Law School will present the Hon. Nancy Gertner, U.S. District Court of Massachusetts, with the Charles P. Kindregan Award on Oct. 25, 2007, in recognition of her outstanding contributions to continuing legal education.

Judge Gertner has spoken, taught, and written extensive on the local, national, and international levels. She also has given generously of her time to the Center for Advanced Legal Studies both as a chairperson of programs and panelist.

Among the Suffolk University programs in which Judge Gertner has been involved are:

  • “CSI Effect,” May 2007
  • “Ensuring a Fair Trial: How to Get a Representative Jury,” May 2006
  • “Federal Sentencing: What Now?”, March 2005
  • “Employment Litigation, Thinking Outside the Box,” October 2003
  • “Impeach Justice Douglas!, A Theatrical Performance & Panel Discussion,” October 2002
  • “Judgment Calls: What the New Developments in Sexual Harassment Law Mean to Your Practice,” September 1998

Judge Gertner has participated extensively in events and panels involving the United States Sentencing Guidelines, judicial independence, human rights and women’s rights, throughout the United States and abroad.
She also taught courses in trial practice, criminal law and procedure and women’s rights before joining the bench.

The award, named in honor of Suffolk Law School Professor Charles P. Kindregan, Jr., was established in October 2002, to honor those who have given exceptional service to the Law School’s Center for Advanced Legal Studies and to other providers of continuing legal education.

Previous recipients are Professor Charles P. Kindregan, Jr.; Professor Karen Blum; Alex L. Moschella; Hon. Edward M. Ginsburg; and Monroe Inker.


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