Pre-Argument Panel: West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Recording available on Youtube

Introductory Remarks: Debbie Shrager, SCI Director

Moderator: Prof. Sheila Foster, Georgetown Law

Panelists:

Kirti Datla, Earthjustice
Prof. E. Donald Elliott, George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School
Prof. Lisa Heinzerling, Georgetown Law
Jeffrey Holmstead, Bracewell LLP

The Second Amendment Debate: A Discussion of New York Rifle v. Bruen

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Recording available on Youtube

Introductory Remarks: Debbie Shrager, SCI Director

Moderator: Dean William Treanor, Georgetown Law

Panelists:

Richard Bernstein, appellate attorney
Prof. Robert Cottrol, The George Washington University Law School
Prof. Robert Leider, George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School
Prof. Mary McCord, Georgetown’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection

Post-Argument Panel: County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Introductory Remarks: Sara Colangelo, Director of Environmental Law & Policy Program, Adjunct Professor

Moderator: Robert Barnes
Supreme Court Correspondent for The Washington Post

Panelists:
Prof. Richard Lazarus, Harvard Law School
Prof. Amanda Cohen Leiter, American University Washington College of Law
Erin Murphy, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Georgetown L’06

Olmstead v. L.C. – The Supreme Court Case

Friday, November 1, 2019

As part of the Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy’s retrospect on Olmstead, SCI hosted a panel discussion on the case as it came before the Court. The panel included two of the advocates, now Georgetown Law professors, who argued the case.

Moderator: Prof. Samuel Bagenstos, University of Michigan Law School

Panelists:
Prof. Mike Gottesman, Georgetown Law
Jennifer Mathis, The Baselon Center for Mental Health Law
Prof. Irv Gornstein, Georgetown Law, SCI Executive Director

Discussion with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Recording available on C-SPAN

Justice Ginsburg sat down with two of her former clerks at Georgetown Law to discuss her career and gender equality jurisprudence.

Introductory Remarks: Dean William Treanor, Georgetown Law

Participants:

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Ruthanne Deutsch, Deutsch Hunt PLLC
Dori Bernstein, SCI Director

Nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Recording available on C-SPAN

Georgetown Law hosted a group of experts to discuss the nomination of 10th Circuit Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.

Panelists:

Shay Dvoretsky, Jones Day
Caroline Fredrickson, American Constitution Society
Adam Liptak, The New York Times
Kristine Lucius, Senate Judiciary Committee
Ed Whelan, Ethics & Public Policy Center
Elizabeth Wydra, Constitutional Accountability Center

Unprecedented: A Look Back at the Affordable Care Act Litigation

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Recording available on Youtube

Moderator: Adam Liptak, The New York Times

Panelists:

Prof. Randy Barnett, Georgetown Law
Michael Carvin, Jones Day
Gregory Katsas, Jones Day
Erin Murphy, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Alan Morrison, George Washington University Law
Paul Smith, Jenner & Block LLP
Josh Blackman, South Texas College of Law Houston

Pro Bono Litigation in the Supreme Court

Friday, February 10, 2012

SCI hosted a panel discussion on the role of Supreme Court specialists and public interest organizations in pro bono litigation at the Court.

Panelists:

Prof. John Blume, Cornell Law School
Prof. Jeffrey Fisher, Stanford Law School
Jeffrey Green, Sidley Austin LLP
Prof. Lucas Guttentag, Yale Law School
George Kendall, Squires Patton Boggs
Prof. Nancy Morawetz, New York University School of Law
Prof. Sean O’Brien, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
Steven Shapiro, American Civil Liberties Union
Seth Waxman, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Allison Zieve, Public Citizen Litigation Group

Women and the Supreme Court Bar

Thursday, April 8, 2010
Recording available on Youtube

SCI, the Center for the Study of the Legal Profession, and the Women’s Legal Alliance co-hosted a discussion at which panelists shared their career paths to appellate practice, their experiences as Supreme Court advocates, and guidance to other women who hope to practice before the Court.

Moderator:
Prof. Pamela Harris, Georgetown Law, SCI Executive Director

Panelists:

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Pamela Karlan, Stanford Law School
Patricia Millett, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Virginia Seitz, Sidley Austin LLP

British and U.S Legal Systems

Thursday, January 24, 2008
Recording available on C-SPAN

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Law Lord Brenda Hale talked about the differences between the British and United States legal systems, their experiences being among the first women in their positions, and the changes being made in the British legal system, including the establishment of a supreme court.

Moderator: Dean T. Alexander Aleinikoff, Georgetown Law

Speakers:

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Law Lord Brenda Hale

Discussion of Hamdan v. Rumsfeld

Friday, June 30, 2006
Recording available on C-SPAN

SCI hosted a discussion of the Supreme Court’s decision the previous day in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, which held that President George Bush did not have the authority to set up tribunals at Guantanamo Bay, and that military commissions are illegal under both military justice law and the Geneva Convention.

Panelists:

Prof. Neal Katyal, Georgetown Law – lead counsel for petitioner Salim Ahmed Hamdan
Prof. Richard Lazarus, Georgetown Law, SCI Founder and Co-Director
Prof. David Luban, Georgetown Law
Prof. Mark Tushnet, Georgetown Law
Prof. Carlos Manuel Vazquez, Georgetown Law

Exploring the Supreme Court’s Terrorism and Detainee Cases

Tuesday, June 29, 2004
Recording available on C-SPAN

SCI hosted a discussion on the reasoning and implications of two recent Supreme Court rulings, Rasul v. Bush and Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, holding that detainees in the war on terror have the right to legal counsel.

Panelists:

Prof. Neal Katyal, Georgetown Law
Prof. Richard Lazarus, Georgetown Law, SCI Founder and Co-Director
Prof. David Cole, Georgetown Law
Prof. Viet Dinh, Georgetown Law
Prof. Vicki Jackson, Georgetown Law