September 19, 2019

American Bar Association program Sept. 25 previews upcoming Supreme Court term

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2019 — Key cases that will be before the Supreme Court when the new term begins on Monday, Oct. 7, will be “On the Docket” during a program open to the public Sept. 25, sponsored by the American Bar Association and the American University Washington College of Law.

“Looking Ahead at the New Supreme Court Term,” will feature legal experts on the court discussing the latest developments in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) challenge, the Second Amendment and Title VII cases involving employment discrimination for same-sex and transgender individuals.

What:  
On the Docket: Looking Ahead at the New Supreme Court Term
Sponsored by ABA Division for Public Education and the American University Washington College of Law Program on Law and Government

When: 
Wednesday, Sept. 25
12-1:20 p.m. ET

Where:
American University, Washington College of Law           
Claudio Grossman Hall
4300 Nebraska Ave., NW
Washington, D.C.

American University will live stream the program. It will be available to view online for download following the program.

Moderating the discussion will be Stephen Wermiel, professor of Practice in Constitutional Law at American University Washington College of Law. He is the author of a monthly column on SCOTUSblog.com aimed at explaining the Supreme Court to law students. A former Supreme Court reporter for The Wall Street Journal, Wermiel covered and interpreted more than 1,300 Supreme Court decisions and analyzed legal trends for 12 years.

The panelists are:

  • Aderson B. Francois, professor of law and director, Institute for Public Representation Civil Rights Law Clinic at Georgetown Law
  • Marcia Coyle, chief Washington correspondent, National Law Journal
  • Joshua Matz, counsel at Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLC
  • Brianne J. Gorod, chief counsel, Constitutional Accountability

This event is free to members of the press. For media credentialing, please contact Betsy Adeboyejo at 202-662-1039 or Betsy.Adeboyejo@americanbar.org.

This program is hosted by Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases, the single-most comprehensive source of information on and analysis of matters before the Supreme Court, giving you a ringside seat to every case argued. Preview publishes monthly while the Supreme Court is in session and includes a wrap-up issue reviewing the year at the end of the session.

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