Twice yearly, LCJ assembles nationally recognized policy makers and practitioners, including members of Congress, distinguished judges and other opinion leaders, to discuss the latest developments in civil justice reform. Speakers from previous conferences have included U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, Retired, U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch, U.S. Senator John Cornyn, Attorneys General Eric Holder and Michael Mukasey, Judge John D. Bates, U.S. District Court (D.C.), Judge Paul W. Grimm, U.S. District Court (MD), Judge Robert M. Dow Jr., U.S. District Court (IL), and former Chief Judge Randall R. Rader, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit.