Wednesday, June 30, 2021

11:00 AM-1:00 PM

  • Government/Non-Profit Member $40.00
  • Judge Member $0.00
  • LBA Solo Section $25.00
  • LBA YLS Member $15.00
  • Member $80.00
  • Non-Member $160.00
  • Paralegal Member $15.00
  • Sustaining Member $72.00

June 29, 2021 11:00 PM

A reservation is required in advance of the program. Registrants will receive a confirmation e-mail the day before the event which will contain a link to join the meeting via Zoom and attachments of the handout material and CLE activity code and instruction on how to file with the Ky Bar Association (PDF files).

The American Constitution Society and the LBA’s Appellate Law Section invite you to their seventh annual U.S. Supreme Court Review CLE program. The seminar will address the key cases before the U.S. Supreme Court during October Term 2020. The court will recap key opinions from the previous year, discuss any new or continuing trends at the Court, and preview the upcoming Term.

Speakers include:

Michael Abate Mike is an experienced litigator who has practiced at all levels of the federal court system. Mike began his career in the U.S. Department of Justice handling the United States’ most sensitive constitutional, statutory, and administrative law cases. After nearly eight years at DOJ, he joined a large regional law firm in Louisville where he became partner and chair of the firm’s appellate practice group. Mike has briefed and argued cases for his clients all across the country, including in eleven different U.S. Courts of Appeals.  He also has briefed numerous cases in the U.S. Supreme Court at both the certiorari and merits stages.

Easha Anand is the Supreme Court & Appellate Counsel at the MacArthur Justice Center. In that role she litigates police excessive force, criminal defense, habeas, prison conditions, and other civil rights cases around the country. Easha graduated from UC Berkeley’s School of Law and clerked for Judge Paul Watford (9th Circuit) and Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

Patrick Jaicomo is an attorney with the Institute for Justice and one of the leaders of IJ’s Project on Immunity and Accountability, which seeks to remove the special protections—like qualified immunity and restrictions on Bivens—that shield government officials from constitutional accountability. In November 2020, Patrick argued the police brutality case Brownback v. King before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Kate Shaw is a Professor of Law at Cardozo School of Law, a Supreme Court Correspondent for ABC News, and a co-host of the Strict Scrutiny podcast, which covers the Supreme Court. Prof. Shaw previously worked in the White House Counsel’s Office. She graduated from Northwestern University’s School of Law and clerked for Judge Richard Posner (7th Circuit) and Justice John Paul Stevens.

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be received by the LBA 24 hours in advance to receive a credit or refund. Substitutes will be allowed. This is a LIVE program and any post-event recordings will be subject to the On-Demand fee(s). This is a LIVE program and any post-event recordings/replays will be subject to the On-Demand fee(s). User-error technology issues do not qualify for a refund.  

Credit Status: Approved
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