Moderator Hon. Jeremy Fogel (Ret.)
Executive Director, Berkeley Judicial Institute
In 2018, Jeremy Fogel became the first Executive Director of BJI, a center at Berkeley Law School created to build bridges between judges and academics and promote an ethical, resilient and independent judiciary. Prior to his appointment at Berkeley, he served as Director of the Federal Judicial Center in Washington, D.C., and as a U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of California.
Marin K. Levy
Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law
Marin Levy’s scholarship appears in leading law journals and has been discussed in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic and other public outlets. She currently serves as Director of Duke’s Program in Public Law and is a faculty advisor to the Bolch Judicial Institute.
Fredrick I. and Grace Stokes Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
Melissa Murray is an expert in family law, constitutional law, and reproductive rights and justice whose research focuses on the legal regulation of intimate life, including sex and sexuality, marriage and its alternatives, marriage equality, the legal recognition of caregiving, and reproductive rights and justice. She writes for popular publications such as The New York Times, Newsweek, the San Francisco Chronicle, Vanity Fair and the Huffington Post and has offered commentary for media outlets including NPR, MSNBC and PBS.
Hon. Thomas B. Griffith (Ret.)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (2005-20)
Prior to his appointment to the D.C. Circuit, Thomas Griffith was the nonpartisan chief legal officer of the United States Senate. In 2021 President Biden appointed him to a commission tasked with analyzing the role of the Supreme Court. He is currently a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School and a Fellow at the Wheatley Institution at Brigham Young University.
David A. Kaplan
Adjunct Professor, New York University; former Legal Affairs Editor, Newsweek
David A. Kaplan was a senior editor and legal affairs correspondent at Newsweek for 20 years (writing 26 cover stories, including on Roe v. Wade, Justices Brennan and Thomas, and the late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner). He’s also written for The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, Fortune and The Atlantic. He’s the author of five books, including the bestselling “The Most Dangerous Branch: Inside the Supreme Court in the Age of Trump.”