A judge on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will be featured in an hour-long event at Marquette University Law School.
Judge Paul Watford will be the guest at an upcoming “On the Issues with Mark Gousha,” which is slated for 12:15 p.m. April 11 at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St.
The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required at http://law.marquette.edu/current-students/issues-hon-paul-watford.
Gousha is a broadcast journalist and the law school’s distinguished fellow in law and public policy. “On the Issues” is a series of conversations with newsmakers.
Watford will discuss his career and the court. He was nominated to the court in 2011 by then-President Barack Obama and had been considered as a possible nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Watford earned his law degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, Law School. He was a prosecutor with the U.S. Attorney’s office and an appellate lawyer before he was appointed to the bench.