Tuesday, October 4, 2016

October 15: Cleveland - Making Sense of the Supreme Court #MCLE

Under Chief Justice John Roberts, the Court has developed a reputation as a “conservative” court, yet has also handed down significant “liberal” victories, including rulings on the Affordable Care Act and same-sex marriage. The Court’s recent docket has been filled with controversial, high-profile cases, and more are on the way. Moreover, a new vacancy on the Court means that the Court’s balance, and trajectory, could change dramatically in the years to come.
In this lecture, Professor Adler will look at recent decisions, upcoming cases, and the possible consequences of Justice Scalia’s death on how the Court approaches important legal issues.

Making Sense of the Supreme Court
Barrister’s Lecture
Saturday, October 15, 2016
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Moot Courtroom (A59)
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
11075 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106-7148
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Professor Adler
Jonathan H. Adler is the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law and Director of the Centerfor Business Law & Regulation at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he teaches courses in environmental, administrative and constitutional law.
Adler is the author or editor of seven books, including Business and the Roberts Court (Oxford University Press, 2016) and Rebuilding the Ark: New Perspectives on Endangered Species Act Reform (AEI Press, 2011), and over a dozen book chapters. His articles have appeared in publications ranging from the Harvard Environmental Law Review and Supreme Court Economic Review to The Wall Street Journal and USA Today. He has testified before Congress a dozen times, and his work has been cited in the U.S. Supreme Court.
Adler is a contributing editor to National Review Online and a regular contributor to the popular legal blog, “The Volokh Conspiracy,” hosted by washingtonpost.com. A regular commentator on constitutional and regulatory issues, he has appeared on numerous radio and television programs, ranging from the PBS "Newshour with Jim Lehrer" and NPR's "Talk of the Nation" to the Fox News Channel's "O'Reilly Factor" and "Entertainment Tonight."
Professor Adler is a senior fellow at the Property & Environment Research Center in Bozeman, Montana and at the Center for the Study of the Administrative State at the George Mason University School of Law. He also serves on the academic advisory board of the Cato Supreme Court Review, the NFIB Small Business Legal Center Advisory Board, the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment, and the Environmental Law Institute’s Environmental Law Reporter and ELI Press Advisory Board.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit
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