Georgetown Law’s Supreme Court Institute Holds October Term 2022 Press Preview Sept. 21

September 7, 2022

WASHINGTON – Georgetown Law’s Supreme Court Institute will host its annual press briefing, “Anticipating the Supreme Court’s October Term 2022” on Wednesday, September 21.


A panel of Supreme Court experts will discuss major cases to be argued this fall. Cases to be discussed include those on affirmative action in higher education, same-sex weddings and compelled speech, prioritizing Native American adoptive parents in cases involving Native American children, the independent state legislature theory, and when art is transformative under the copyright laws. Members of the press in attendance will be invited to pose questions to the panel.

For a broad discussion of cases currently on the Court’s docket, please consult the Supreme Court Institute’s October Term 2022 Preview Report, now available on the Supreme Court Institute’s website.


Irv Gornstein (moderator), Supreme Court Institute, Georgetown Law
Lisa S. Blatt, Williams & Connolly LLP
Kelsi B. Corkran, Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection, Georgetown Law
Roman Martinez, Latham & Watkins LLP
Hashim M. Mooppan, Jones Day


Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 9:00am EDT


Advanced registration is required to attend. Journalists wishing to register should email

Members of the public may watch a live stream on Georgetown Law’s YouTube channel.

NOTE: All visitors to the Georgetown Law campus must comply with Georgetown University’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement. Registered journalists will receive further information.

Founded in 1999, Georgetown Law’s Supreme Court Institute offers moot courts as a public service, at no charge and irrespective of the positions taken by counsel, reflecting a core commitment to the quality of Supreme Court advocacy in all cases. In the October Term 2021, the institute held moot courts for advocates in all cases on the Court’s merits docket. Please address inquiries to SCI Director Debbie Shrager,