Supreme Court Review CLE--July 18

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Supreme Court Police Cases--July 23

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National Law Journal Article about the SLLC

Center Advocates for State and Local Governments discusses the SLLC’s mission, history, current amicus activity

SLLC February 2014 Newsletter

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Upcoming events

Supreme Court Review CLE Webinar 

Join Carter Phillips, Sidley Austin, who has argued more Supreme Court cases than any other lawyer currently in private practice, Collin O’Connor Udell, Jackson Lewis, who has taken a central role in 33 cases before the Court including a public employment case this term, and Adam Liptak, The New York Times Supreme Court correspondent, in a discussion of the most significant cases decided this term affecting state and local government.  Cases to be discussed include, among others, Michigan’s affirmative action ban, warrantless searches of cell phones, speech “buffer-zones,” and two Clean Air Act cases. 

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Date:  Friday July 18
Time:  1:00-2:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time

This FREE webinar is co-sponsored by the State and Local Legal Center and the International Municipal Lawyers Association.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) is available for this webinar.

Supreme Court Police Cases Webinar 

The Supreme Court will decide numerous Fourth Amendment search cases and qualified immunity cases involving police officers this term.  Join former Solicitor General Greg Garre, Latham & Watkins, who will discuss the Fourth Amendment cases, Mike Mosley, Arkansas Municipal League, who argued one of the qualified immunity cases, and will discuss the qualified immunity cases, and Chuck Thompson, International Municipal Lawyers Association, who will discuss police cases the Court may accept next term.

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Date:  Wednesday July 23
Time:  1:00-2:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time

This webinar is FREE.  Continuing Legal Education (CLE) is NOT available for this webinar.

Recent events 

Government Prayer After Town of Greece Webinar 

The Supreme Court's decision in Town of Greece v. Galloway clarifies allowable prayer practices before local government bodies and state legislatures.  Join Tom Hungar, Gibson Dunn, who argued this case before the Supreme Court, Douglas Haney, City Attorney for the City of Carmel, Indiana, and Lanny Proffer, former General Counsel for the National Conference of States Legislatures, in a discussion about how the Court's ruling affects both state and local government. 

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Date:  Wednesday May 28
Time:  1PM EDT 

This FREE webinar was co-sponsored by the State and Local Legal Center, the International Municipal Lawyers Association, and the National Conference of State Legislatures.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) will not be available for this webinar.  

30 Year Anniversary Reception and Supreme Court Practice Seminar

The SLLC, International Municipal Lawyers Association, and Georgetown University Law Center's Supreme Court Institute partnered to offer a one-day seminar on practicing before the Supreme Court on March 4, 2014.  

The seminar covered all aspects of litigating a case before the Supreme Court, from filing a petition for certiorari to briefs on the merits and oral argument.  Speakers included (among others) Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, Jr., and SCOTUSblog’s Tom Goldstein. 

That evening, the SLLC also held a 30-year anniversary reception at Jones Day.   

View the seminar agenda here.