United States Supreme Court Review

Cincinnati Lawyers Chapter
Start : Tuesday, August 19, 2008 12:00 PM
End : Tuesday, August 19, 2008 01:00 PM

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Fifth Third Tower, 30th Floor

Featured Speakers:
A. Christopher Bryant



  • Prof. A. Christopher Bryant, University of Cincinnati College of Law

Is the DC gun ban constitutional? Do Guantanamo Bay prisoners have a constitutional right to bring habeas actions challenging their detentions? Does Louisiana's law authorizing the death penalty for child rape violate the Eighth Amendment? These questions and many others were answered in the U.S.

Supreme Court's October 2007 term. Professor Christopher Bryant will discuss the Court's term, what it tells us about the Roberts Court, emerging jurisprudential themes and trends, and the future of the Court.
Professor Bryant is a prolific Constitutional scholar. After earning his JD from the University of Chicago Law School, Professor Bryant clerked for James L. Buckley of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

He was a litigation associate at Shea & Gardner in Washington, D.C. He also served as Assistant Senate Legal Counsel in the U.S. Senate Office of Legal Counsel, where he advised the Senate during the President William J. Clinton impeachment proceedings.

Registration details: The cost is $15.00 ($10.00 for law clerks and students). Members and non-members alike are always welcome. RSVP by August 14th to Charles Miller at or 513-579-6967. Pay at the door or in advance by cash or by check (to "The Federalist Society,"). We look forward to seeing you at the event.