First Annual Gala in the Ceremonial Courtroom
March 4, 2002
presentation by Professor Geoffrey Hazard of the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Unveiling of the long-lost sculptured eagle from the first federal Courthouse in Newark, which was torn down in 1937. Dedication of the newly furnished and electronically equiped Lawyer's Lounge honoring Judge Lawrence A. Whipple (serv. 1966-1983). Membership drive. Presentation by Jim Waldron of a documentary film he produced, depivting some history about the courthouse in Newark.