September 23, 2020

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Central Time

ACS Nashville: 2020 U.S. Supreme Court Preview

Virtual Event

Join the ACS Nashville Chapter for a discussion with ACS President Russ Feingold, followed by a discussion with Professor Ganesh Sitaraman on the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court Term.


Russ Feingold, President, American Constitution Society

Ganesh Sitaraman, Chancellor Faculty Fellow, Professor of Law, ACS Faculty Advisor, and Director of the Program in Law and Government, Vanderbilt Law School; Member, ACS Board of Directors and Board of Academic Advisors

1.0 hour of CLE credit is approved. CLE materials are available here.

Programming will be from 4:00-5:30 p.m. CT with a virtual reception to follow. See the Program here.

Thank you to our early sponsors for their generous support:

Benefactor: Sherrard Roe Voigt & Harbison, PLC

Donor: Branstetter, Stranch & Jennings, PLLC

Community Sponsor: Southern Environmental Law Center

Individual Sponsor: Burr & Forman LLP

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These are a few of the key provisions of the new CARES Act which relate to charitable giving for 2020:*

  • The new law temporarily suspends the requirements for required minimum distributions (RMD) for the 2020 tax year.
  • The new law also allows all taxpayers to take a charitable deduction of up to $300, even if they do not itemize.
  • For those who do itemize their deductions, the new law allows for cash contributions to qualified charities such to be deducted up to 100% of your adjusted gross income for the 2020 calendar year.

*Please consult your tax or financial consultant for details

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