2016 National Lawyers Convention
2016 National Lawyers Convention The Jurisprudence and Legacy of Justice Scalia

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San Diego Lawyers Chapter


  • Robert Hickey, City Attorney Candidate
  • Maria Elliot, City Attorney Candidate
  • Moderator: Phil Farrar of CW6 and KOGO
  • Moderator: Sara Libby of Voice of San Diego
Co-Sponsored by the Faculty Division and the Practice Groups

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.

This event was held on September 27, 2016, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.


  • 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

National Press Club
Washington, DC

Short video featuring Glenn Reynolds

What role does the FAA play in regulating private missions to the moon or Mars? Prof. Glenn Reynolds of the University of Tennessee College of Law discusses recent advancements in commercial space exploration and the laws that govern space flight.