July 9, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Pacific Time
ACS Bay Area: The Supreme Court Term’s Bay Area Advocates
Advocates from the Bay Area appeared before the Supreme Court in some of its biggest cases this Term, on issues including discrimination against employees based on sexual orientation or gender identity, the “ministerial exception” to antidiscrimination laws, the Administration’s attempted rollback of the DACA program, and the standard for bringing claims of race discrimination under a Reconstruction-era law. Join the ACS Bay Area Lawyer Chapter and a distinguished panel of experts to hear the story behind each of their landmark cases at the Court this Term.
Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean and the Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law, Berkeley Law; Member, ACS National Board of Directors and Board of Academic Advisors (argued Comcast Corp. v. National Association of African American-Owned Media)
Jeffrey L. Fisher, Professor of Law, Co-Director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, and ACS Faculty Advisor, Stanford Law School (argued Ramos v. Louisiana and Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru)
Pamela Karlan, Kenneth and Hare Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law, Co-Director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, and ACS Faculty Advisor, Stanford Law School; Member & Former Board Chair, ACS National Board of Directors (argued Bostock v. Clayton County)
Araceli Martínez-Olguín, Supervising Attorney, National Immigration Law Center; Member, ACS Bay Area Lawyer Chapter Board of Directors (counsel in the consolidated DACA cases)
Michael Mongan, Solicitor General, California Department of Justice (argued the consolidated DACA cases)
Moderated by: Brian Goldman, Partner, Supreme Court & Appellate Practice, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP; ACS Bay Area Lawyer Chapter Board of Directors
1.0 hour of CLE credit is available for this event.