Federal Courts and Nominations

Supreme Court Review: The Future of Supreme Court


Thursday, July 14, 2022
6:00 pm
Online Webinar
NYCLA’s Civil Rights and Liberties Committee and NYCLA’s Supreme Court Reform Committee

Program Chair: Elliot Dolby Shields, Co-chair NYCLA’s Civil Rights Committee; Chair, NYCLA’s Supreme Court Reform Committee

Faculty: Amir Ali, Executive Director of the MacArthur Justice Center,Alicia Bannon, Director, Judiciary Program Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law; Professor Katherine M. Franke, The James L. Dohr Professor of Law at Columbia University, and Director of the Center for Gender & Sexuality Law; David Gans, Director of the Human Rights, Civil Rights & Citizenship Program at the Constitutional Accountability Center; Rachel Rebouche, Interim Dean at Temple University Beasley School of Law

Join us for an important discussion about the future of the Supreme Court in the wake of the numerous blockbuster decisions emanating from the Court.

Some of the topics to be discussed include:

  • The importance of diversity on the Supreme Court and the Supreme Court Bar
  • Judicial Ethics
  • The shadow docket
  • Advocacy trends
  • Reproductive Rights and the Abortion Battleground
  • Thompson v. Clark and claims for malicious prosecution
  • Religious Liberty
  • What the Court signals for law and society generally
  • … and MUCH MORE!!!!