United States Supreme Court Update: A Review of the 2011-2012 Term

The Austin Lawyers Chapter
Start : Monday, July 16, 2012 11:30 AM
End : Monday, July 16, 2012 01:00 PM

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Sullivan’s Steakhouse
300 Colorado Street
Austin, TX

Featured Speakers:
James C. Ho



  • James C. Ho, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP; Former Solicitor General of Texas

Jim Ho is a partner in the Dallas office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. He has over a decade of government experience, most recently as Solicitor General of Texas, the State’s chief appellate and Supreme Court litigator. This past Term, he successfully argued Sossamon v. Texas. An experienced appellate, business, and constitutional litigator, Mr. Ho has briefed, argued, and won cases in diverse areas of law in courts across the country. He clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas of the Supreme Court and for Judge Jerry Smith of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Mr. Ho will apply his expert knowledge of the U.S. Supreme Court and its jurisprudence to explaining and analyzing important decisions from the Court’s 2011-12 Term, which concluded at the end of June. High-profile cases from this year’s docket included those dealing with Obamacare, the Arizona immigration law, and life sentences for juvenile offenders. Please join us for Mr. Ho’s overview of the pat year’s important Term and the many significant developments that may have a profound effect on our nation and its laws.

Registration details:

Cost: $20 for Federalist Society members, $25 for non-members (To join the Federalist Society or renew your membership, please visit

1.0 hour of CLE credit pending

RSVP by Wednesday, July 11, to or (512) 533-0125

If you RSVP and do not cancel, you may still be charged for your lunch if you do not attend.

We strongly encourage you to pay in advance by mailing your check made out to “The Federalist Society” to:
Yetter Coleman LLP
Attn. Gina Verlander
221 W. 6th Street
Austin, Texas 78701

Valet parking at Sullivan’s is available free of charge to attendees.