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Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice


Wednesday, May 13, 2015

University of Pennsylvania Law School
All panels take place in Fitts Auditorium
3501 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104


8:30 – 9:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

Davis Student Union

9:00 – 9:30 am


Wendell Pritchett
Interim Dean and Presidential Professor


John F. Hollway
Executive Director, Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice

9:30 – 10:15 am

Keynote Address

Mark H. Moore
Hauser Professor of Nonprofit Organizations, John F. Kennedy School of Government

 Recognizing Public Value, Chapter 7

10:30 – 12:00 pm

Session 1:  Courts


David S. Abrams
Professor of Law, Business Economics, and Public Policy, University of Pennsylvania Law School


Amy Bach
President and Executive Director, Measures for Justice; author, “Ordinary Injustice:  How America Holds Court”

Cary Coglianese
Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science; Director, Penn Program on Regulation

The Hon. Risa Ferman
District Attorney, Montgomery County District Attorney Office (PA)

The Hon. Tim Rice
US Magistrate Judge, US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

The Hon. Anthony Scirica
United States Courts of Appeal for the 3rd Circuit

Harry Spence
Judicial Court Administrator, Massachusetts Trial Court Administrator

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Lunch Keynote

Marty Stroud, III
Barham Warner Stroud, LLC


1:15 – 2:45 pm

Session 2:  Prosecutors


Stephanos Bibas
Professor of Law and Criminology, University of Pennsylvania Law School


Rachel Barkow
Segal Family Professor of Regulatory Law and Policy, NYU Law

Michael Bromwich
Managing Principal, The Bromwich Group; former Inspector General, United States Department of Justice

Sam Buell
Professor of Law, Duke Law

Captain Francis T. Healy, Esq
Special Legal Advisor to the Police Commissioner, Philadelphia Police Department

Abbe Smith
Director, Criminal Defense and Prisoner Advocacy Clinic; Professor of Law, Georgetown Law

The Hon. Cyrus Vance, Jr.
District Attorney, The New York County District Attorney’s Office

3:15 – 4:45 pm

Session 3:  Defenders


David Rudovsky
Senior Fellow, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Partner, Kairys, Rudovsky, Messing & Feinberg, LLP

Phil Kohn
Public Defender, Clark County Nevada

Norman Lefstein
Professor of Law, Indiana University-McKinney School of Law

The Hon. Benjamin Lerner
Senior Judge, Philadelphia Court Of Common Pleas

Pamela R. Metzger
Associate Professor of Law, Tulane University Law School

Jonathan Wroblewski
Director, Office of Policy and Legislation, Criminal Division,  United States Department of Justice


4:45 – 5:00 pm


John F. Hollway
Executive Director, Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice

5:00 – 6:00 pm


Goat Student Lounge

This program has been approved for 6.0  credits hours (5.5 substantive/.5 ethics) for Pennsylvania lawyers.  CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well.  Attendees seeking CLE credit should bring separate payment in the amount of $90.00 ($45.00 public interest attorneys) cash or check made payable to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania.


The symposium itself is free of charge and open to the public.