Tianjin University Law School Hosts Judge Gertner to Discuss Trial Courts and Trial Court Culture

On October 26, 2021, Tianjin University Law School hosted a Zoom event with Judge Gertner to discuss trial courts and trial court culture.

Nancy Gertner is a former U.S. federal Judge who built her career around standing up for women's rights, civil liberties and justice for all. Gertner was appointed to the federal bench of the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts in 1994. She retired from the bench in 2011 to teach at Harvard Law School.

Named one of "The Most Influential Lawyers of the Past 25 Years" by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Gertner has written and spoken throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. She has published widely on sentencing, discrimination, and forensic evidence; women's rights; and the jury system. Her autobiography, "In Defense of Women: Memoirs of an Unrepentant Advocate," was published in 2011.