Georgetown Law’s Supreme Court Institute Holds October Term Press Preview Sept. 22

September 9, 2020

WASHINGTON – Georgetown Law’s Supreme Court Institute will host its annual press briefing, “Anticipating the Supreme Court’s October Term 2020” on Tuesday, Sept. 22.


A panel of Supreme Court experts will discuss major cases to be argued this fall, including how the absence of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg may impact outcomes. Cases to be discussed include those on the Affordable Care Act, computer fraud, child slave labor, and a faith-based group’s First Amendment claim around excluding same-sex foster parents. The panel will also look ahead to potential cases involving the 2020 election.

For a fuller discussion of cases currently on the Court’s docket, please consult the Supreme Court Institute’s October Term 2020 Preview Report, also available on the Institute’s Term Reports webpage.


Irv Gornstein (moderator), Supreme Court Institute, Georgetown Law
Paul D. Clement, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Martin S. Lederman, Georgetown Law
Roman Martinez, Lathan & Watkins LLP
Nicole A. Saharsky, Mayer Brown LLP
Paul M. Smith, Georgetown Law
Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., Munger, Tolles & Olson


Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 9:00am EDT


Journalists wishing to register should email

Members of the public may watch the live stream on Georgetown Law’s Facebook page.

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 2019, the institute held moot courts for advocates in 100% of the cases argued.