Supreme Court Review (16th Annual): October 2013 Term (PLI Webcast)
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Atlanta Bar Association
229 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Phone: (404) 521-0781
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6.3 CLE hours
At PLI’s 16th Annual Supreme Court Review program, a distinguished faculty of constitutional scholars, Supreme Court advocates, and a Supreme Court journalist will analyze and discuss the leading Supreme Court decisions of the October 2013 Term for their precedential, doctrinal and, where appropriate, societal significance.What you will learn
This Term the Supreme Court has agreed to decide an unusual number of important freedom of speech and religion issues. The Court will also decide a major separation of powers controversy involving the President’s power to make recess appointments, a major affirmative action controversy, and several important Fourth Amendment search and seizure cases.
And, the Court has again turned its attention to important issues relating to business interests.
Specific issues include the constitutionality of:
- Affordable Care Act mandate of insurance coverage of contraceptives
- Speech restrictions near abortion clinics
- Campaign contribution limitations
- Legislative prayer
- Police search of cell phone incident to arrest
- State constitution ban on affirmative action in public education, public employment and government contracting
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