2023-2024 Supreme Court Term Preview

Join Professors Vikram David Amar and Michael C. Dorf for a members-only webinar offering an overview of key cases for the upcoming Supreme Court term. The discussion will explore matters on the current docket such as 2nd Amendment issues in United States v. Rahimi, 1st Amendment issues in Lindke v. Freed, and fiscal and administrative issues in CFPB v. Community Financial Services and Loper Bright Enterprises v Raimondo. Civil liberties and taxation are also on the docket with SEC v. Jarkesy and Moore v. United States, respectively.

Agenda:

  • Overview of the 2022-23 Supreme Court Term
    • What did the Supreme Court do last term? How will this term compare?

  • U.S. v. Rahimi
    • The Second Amendment and firearms possession for those subject to domestic violence restraining orders

  • Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo
    • Chevron deference and a federal rule requiring commercial fishermen to fund monitoring programs

  • CFPB v. Community Financial Services
    • Whether the way in which the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is funded violates the Appropriations Clause

  • SEC v. Jarkesy
    • The SEC's power to use administrative enforcement actions to enforce securities laws under the Seventh Amendment, the non-delegation doctrine, and the removal power

  • Corner Post, Inc. v. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
    • Whether a claim accrues when an agency issues a rule or when a party is injured by the rule for purposes of tolling the statute of limitations

  • The Intersection of Social Media and Free Speech
    • Lindke v. Freed
    • Moody v. NetChoice
    • NetChoice v. Paxton
    • O'Connor-Ratcliff v. Garnier

  • Moore v. United States
    • Whether or not the federal government can tax a person investing in a foreign company that does not issue them dividends

  • Questions & Answers
Topics covered include: Legal Updates
Duration of this webinar: 60 minutes
Originally broadcast: October 11, 2023 11:00 AM PT
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Speakers
Vikram Amar
Vikram Amar Distinguished Professor of Law
UC Davis School of Law

Vikram Amar is a Distinguished Professor of Law at UC Davis, and was previously the dean and the Iwan Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign College of Law from 2015-2023. Amar has also taught law at Berkeley School of Law, Hastings College of Law and UCLA School of Law. Amar is one of the most eminent and frequently cited authorities in constitutional law, federal courts, and civil procedure. He has written several books and more than 60 articles in leading law reviews. He is a co-author (along with Akhil Reed Amar) of the upcoming revised multi-volume Treatise on Constitutional Law (West Publishing Co.) pioneered by Ron Rotunda and John Nowak. Read More ›

Michael Dorf
Michael Dorf Professor of Law
Cornell Law School

Michael C. Dorf teaches constitutional law, federal courts, and related subjects at Cornell Law School. He has authored or co-authored six books and over one hundred scholarly articles and essays for law journals and peer-reviewed science and social science journals. He also writes a bi-weekly column for Verdict and publishes a popular blog, Dorf on Law: www.dorfonlaw.org. Dorf received his undergraduate and law degrees from Harvard. Read More ›

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