9th Annual Supreme Court Watch: In the Age of Trump

October 20, 2017 | 6.0 Law and Legal Procedure CLE Credits

In ​the ​9th ​annual ​presentation ​of ​this ​popular ​seminar, ​Professor ​Andrew ​Siegel, ​nationally ​recognized ​constitutional ​law ​expert ​and ​former ​law ​clerk ​to ​Justice ​John ​Paul ​Stephens, ​will ​lead ​a ​slate ​of ​local ​and ​national ​appellate ​attorneys ​and ​professors ​through ​an ​analysis ​of ​the ​major ​issues ​that ​will ​occupy ​the ​federal ​courts ​in ​the ​foreseeable ​future. ​The ​program ​will ​focus ​on ​the ​stream ​of ​constitutional ​challenges ​filed ​or ​contemplated ​in ​response ​to ​the ​presidency ​of ​Donald ​Trump, ​as ​well ​as ​cases ​accepted ​for ​cert ​in ​the ​October ​2017 ​term.

Overview

Interpreting the Constitution and Protecting the Rule of Law in the Age of Trump and beyond.  A superb faculty will at the major issues and controversies that are occupying the federal courts now and for likely the years to come.  The program will focus on the stream of constitutional challenges filed or contemplated in response to the unprecedented Presidency of Donald Trump.  The program will address the issues ranging from Immigration, National Security and Executive Privilege, Labor Law and Employee rights along with Criminal Procedure and much more.  This is a much anticipated program by Chairperson Andrew Siegel.

Agenda

9th Annual Supreme Court Watch: In the Age of Trump

6.0 Law and Legal Procedure CLE Credits

8:15-8:45 a.m.                    Registration and Coffee Services

8:45-9 a.m.                          Welcome and Introductions

                                              Speaker: Andrew Siegel, Associate Professor, Seattle University School of Law

9-10:30 a.m.                        National Security and Executive Privilege

                                               Stephen I. Vladeck, Professor, University of Texas School of Law

                                               Andy Wright, Professor, Savannah Law School

10:30-10:45 a.m.                Break

10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m.        Constitutional Questions and Challenges: Interpreting the Constitution and   

                                                Protecting the Rule of Law in the Age of Trump (and Beyond)

                                                Andrew Siegel, Associate Professor, Seattle University School of Law             

Professor Siegel will sketch out and offer commentary on the major issues controversies that are likely

to occupy the federal courts in the coming years, focusing in particular on the stream of constitutional

challenges filed or comtemplated in  response to the unprecedented Presidency of Donald Trump.  

He  will focus his attention on the future of the United States Supreme Court,  exploring

both the many constitutional issues raised by the presidency of Donald Trump and the broader

battle for control of a sharply divided Court.        

                              

11:45-12:45 p.m.                  Lunch (on your own)

12:45-2:15 p.m.                    Immigration and the Constitution in the Age of Trump

                                              

2:15-2:30 p.m.                      Break

2:30-3:30 p.m.                       Labor Law, Arbitration, and Employee Rights in the Gig Economy

                                                 (and the Age of Gorsuch)                       

                                                 Charlotte Garden

National Labor Relations Board v. Murphy Oil USA, No. 16--307; Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis,

No. 16-285; Ernst & Young LLP v. Morris, No 16.300  

                

3:30-4:30 p.m.                      And Now for the Rest of the Story

                                                Criminal Procedure – Deb Ahrens - Carpenter v. U.S., No. 16-402

                                                Procedure and Federal Courts – Brooke Coleman

                                                Bankruptcy

4:30 p.m.                               Evaluations and Adjourn

 

Pricing

General Admission                                              $225.00

Seattle University School of Law Alumni       $195.00

In-person and live webcast attendance options available