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College of Law’s Fourth Annual Supreme Court Preview Goes Virtual
The College of Law’s fourth annual Supreme Court Preview program will examine the pending cases on the docket for the 2020-2021 term in a virtual environment on Friday, Sept. 25, from 1:30-4:15 p.m.
The preview will open with featured speaker Adam Liptak, Supreme Court correspondent, The New York Times, followed by a panel discussion.
On the panel, Liptak will join Reeves Anderson, Supreme Court litigator, Arnold & Porter; Upnit K. Bhatti L’15, managing associate, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; the Hon. Mae D’Agostino L’80, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York; Professor Paula Johnson; and the Hon. Rosemary S. Pooler, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit for a preview of the October 2020 docket.
Moderated by Vice Dean Keith Bybee, among other cases, the preview will address cases involving:
- First Amendment implications surrounding faith-based adoption agencies and same-sex couples
- The potential liabilities imposed on domestic corporations under the Alien Tort Statute
- Eighth Amendment sentencing authority over juvenile offenders
- Constitutional challenges to the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate
- The “expropriation exception” of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, which abrogates foreign immunity when “rights in property taken in violation of international law” are in issue
- The interpretation of “seizure” by use of physical force within the meaning of the Fourth Amendment
The event will be available via Zoom (the registration link will be distributed closer to the event).
This program is open to the public and has typically been approved for 3 CLE credits. There is no charge for this CLE program.
The Supreme Court Preview is presented by the College of Law, with the Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association; Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics and the Media; Syracuse Civics Initiative and Tully Center for Free Speech.