‘Future of the American Legal System’ free symposium is Saturday St. Thomas Newsroom October 31, 2002 Brett Kavanaugh, associate counsel to President George W. Bush, will give the keynote speech at a free symposium Saturday, Nov. 2, in Thornton Auditorium, Terrence Murphy Hall, Minneapolis campus,1000 LaSalle Ave."The Future of the American Legal System" will feature panel discussions on:Is there a liberal ideological bias in law schools?What is federalism?Can the judiciary be independent?Is truth a casualty of the law?Participants include:Randy Barnett, Boston University School of LawMike Ciresi, Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, LLPPeter Erlinder, William Mitchell College of LawNeil Hamilton, University of St. Thomas School of LawErik Kaardal, Mohrman & Kaardal, P.A.Daniel Kleinberger, William Mitchell College of LawMaury Landsman, University of Minnesota Law SchoolJames Lindgren, Northwestern University School of LawDavid McGowan, University of Minnesota Law SchoolDavid M. McIntosh, Federalist Society– National Co-ChairWilliam Mohrman, Mohrman & Kaardal, P.A.Mary Jane Morrison, Hamline University School of LawJudge Jack Nordby, 4th District CourtWilliam Otis, George Mason University School of LawRussell Pannier, William Mitchell College of LawModerators will be:Judge Barry Anderson, Minnesota Court of AppealsJudge Catherine Anderson, Hennepin County District CourtEd Anderson, National Arbitration Forum, Managing DirectorScott Johnson, TCF BankThere is no need to preregister. Registration will be held from 8 to 9 a.m. Saturday, followed by the keynote speech from Brett Kavanaugh. Panel discussions will follow the keynote. The symposium, which is sponsored by the University of St. Thomas School of Law, will end at 4 p.m.Everyone is welcome to attend. Lawyers can receive CLE credits.