A good crowd convened at 16 Beacon to hear the lessons Ret. Judge Nancy Gertner learned during her 17 years on the bench.
Ret. Judge Nancy Gertner (Harvard Law School) discussed the pressures of the job, about the myth of an activist judiciary, and the effect of onerous criminal penalties.
Panelists Peter B. Krupp (Lurie & Krupp), Ret. Judge Nancy Gertner (Harvard Law School), Emily Ruth Schulman (Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP) and Theodore B. Heinrich (U.S. Attorney's Office)