Supreme Court Preview: What Is in Store for October Term 2016? Co-Sponsored by the Faculty Division and the Practice Groups Tuesday, September 27, 12:00 PMNational Press Club
529 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20045
October 4th will mark the first day of oral arguments for the 2016 Supreme Court term. The Court's docket already includes major cases involving insider trading, the Fourth Amendment, the Sixth Amendment, the Eighth Amendment, criminal law, IP and patent law, the Free Exercise and Equal Protection Clauses, the Fair Housing Act, and voting rights.
The full list of cases granted thus far for the upcoming term can be viewed on SCOTUSblog here. The panelists will also discuss the current composition and the future of the Court.
Washington, DC Lawyers Chapter
- Mr. Thomas C. Goldstein, Goldstein & Russell PC
- Prof. Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz, Georgetown Law Center
- Ms. Carrie Severino, Judicial Crisis Network
- Hon. George J. Terwilliger, McGuireWoods LLP
- Moderator: Mr. Robert Barnes, The Washington Post
On July 22, 2016, Miguel Estrada of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP delivered the Annual Supreme Court Round Up at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC.
- Mr. Miguel Estrada, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
- Introduction: Mr. Douglas R. Cox, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
The Mayflower Hotel Short video featuring Steven Calabresi
Steven G. Calabresi, Professor of Law at Northwestern University, discusses the number of Justices who sit on the Supreme Court. He contrasts our current Court of nine Justices with earlier periods in US history, international Courts, and state Supreme Courts. He also explains what happens when a case gets a 4-4 vote. Short video featuring Josh Blackman
Josh Blackman April 18, 2016
Professor Josh Blackman of the South Texas College of Law/Houston explains the challenges to President Obama’s Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents program (DAPA).