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September 27, 2023

American Bar Association virtual program previews upcoming Supreme Court term

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2023 —The American Bar Association and American University Washington College of Law will host the virtual program, “On the Docket: Looking Ahead at the New Supreme Court Term,” on Sept. 28. Issues before the Supreme Court this new term include the First Amendment and how it relates to the internet and social media, gun rights, separation of powers and the Americans with Disabilities Act, among others.

What:   On the Docket: Looking Ahead at the New Supreme Court Term
Sponsored by ABA Division for Public Education,  American University Washington College of Law and the ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice

Thursday, Sept. 28
Noon-1:30 p.m. EDT

Online (Zoom)

The panelists are:

  • Erwin Chemerinsky, dean, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
  • Kimberly Atkins Stohr, senior opinion writer and columnist, Boston Globe
  • Lia Epperson, professor of law, American University College of Law  
  • Morgan Ratner, partner, Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP

Stephen Wermiel, professor of Practice in Constitutional Law at American University Washington College of Law, will moderate the discussion. He is the author of an occasional column on aimed at explaining the Supreme Court to law students. A former Supreme Court reporter for The Wall Street Journal, Wermiel covered and interpreted Supreme Court decisions and analyzed legal trends for 12 years.

To register, click here.

This program is hosted by ABA Supreme Court Preview, 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.

The ABA is the largest voluntary association of lawyers in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.