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An expert panel explores the role of courts in maintaining a viable economy by assuring businesses have access to a fully functional court system. Panelists agree that while it is the responsibility of the courts to maximize efficiencies, bar associations and businesses can collaborate in order to promote solutions to state legislatures.
The 90-minute session, “Courts, Business and the Economy,” is part of a Sept. 23-24 symposium on state court underfunding, sponsored by the Kentucky Law Journal, the American Bar Association and the National Center for State Courts.
Panelists in order of appearance:
Donna Melby, former President, American Board of Trial Advocates
Maureen O’Connor, Chief Justice, Ohio Supreme Court
Stephen N. Zack, Immediate Past President, ABA
Jack Jacobs, Justice, Delaware Supreme Court
Jon Mills, former Speaker, Florida House of Representatives
Lisa Rickard, President, Institute for Legal Reform, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
This video is in two parts. Click here to view part 1.