The San Diego Law Library and the Lawyers Club of San Diego invite you to an evening exploring the life and legacy of the first female Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of California, Rose Elizabeth Bird. The Case of Rose Bird: Gender, Politics, and the California Courts features guest speakers Honorable Yvonne Campos, Dr. Kathleen Cairns, and is moderated by San Diego City Attorney Mara W. Elliott.

Judge Campos is a judge in the Criminal Division of the San Diego Superior Court. Dr. Cairns is a Professor of History at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and author of the book The Case of Rose Bird: Gender, Politics, and the California Courts.

The discussion will take place in the California Reading Room at the San Diego Law Library’s Downtown location on Thursday, November 1st. The program will run from 6:00pm to 7:30pm and will be followed by a reception from 7:30 to 8:00pm with desserts from Extraordinary Desserts provided by the Lawyers Club of San Diego and beer and wine provided by Kramm Court Reporting. Tickets for this event are $15.

Detailed information about Justice Bird and event registration are available here.