The 2016 Supreme Court Term & Federal Court Access
with Mona Tawatao, Jane Perkins, & Gary Smith
Did the past year’s political tumult have much effect on the Supreme Court’s decisions? Our trusted Court watchers—Mona Tawatao, Jane Perkins, and Gary Smith—are back with their annual review of the previous Supreme Court Term and what the Court had to say about access to the federal courts.
Join our December episode of the Advocacy Exchange, our monthly conversation with advocates advancing change. We’ll discuss what the Supreme Court had to say about, among other things, limits on tribal sovereign immunity, service by mail to another country, attorney fees in a case of bad faith, and the specific language of the Fair Housing Act, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
For more on these cases and others, be sure to read their forthcoming Clearinghouse article, Access Decisions in the 2016 Term: A (Mostly) Subdued Supreme Court in a Year of Political Upheaval, available on the Clearinghouse Community in late November.
Thursday, December 14
1:00 to 1:30 PM Eastern /10:00 to 10:30 AM Pacific