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SCOTUS Talks Are Here!

The law school is commencing a new speaker’s series for students this fall entitled “SCOTUS Talks.”  Law faculty members will discuss recent and pending Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) cases throughout the academic year. The talks will be Wednesday or Thursday at noon during the activities hour in the large courtroom with food provided.  Students will have the opportunity to raise questions about the implications of these important cases. 

Dates already reserved for SCOTUS Talks are:

Wednesday, Sept 19, Prof. Wilson Parker — Constitutional Law:  Gonzales v. Carhart,, 127 S.Ct. 1610 (2007) (partial birth abortion)

Wednesday, Sept 26, Prof. Michael Curtis — Constitutional Law:  Morse v. Frederick, 127 S.Ct. 2618 (2007) (BONG HITS 4 JESUS T-shirt case)

Wednesday, Oct 3, Prof. Wendy Parker — Constitutional Law:  Meredith v. Jefferson County Board of Education, 127 S.Ct. 2738 (2007) (voluntary school desegregation)

Thursday, Oct 11, Prof. John Knox — Environmental Law:  Massachusetts v. EPA, 127 S.Ct. 1438 (2007) (EPA and global warming)

Wednesday, Oct 24, Profs. Linda Rogers and Barbara Lentz — Federal Courts:  Bowles v. Russell, 127 S.Ct. 2360 (2007) (unique circumstances for untimely filing of criminal appeal)

Wednesday, Jan 16, Prof. Ahmed Taha — Antitrust:  Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. PSKS, Inc., 127 S.Ct. 2705 (2007) (Antitrust:  vertical price supports)