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July 9, 2018
John S. Cooke, James A. Chance, Elizabeth C. Wiggins, Erwin Chemerinsky, Laurie Levenson, Suzanna Sherry, Anne Fleming

Some of the nation’s top legal scholars discuss the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2017–2018 term and analyze the decisions that are most likely to affect the work of federal judges. Among the decisions discussed will be those involving the First, Fourth, and Fifth Amendments as well as bankruptcy law, immigration law, and the federal courts.

For more information about this webcast please contact Raiyda Pigman at 202-502-4126 or rpigman@fjc.gov.

July 19, 2017

Some of the nation's top legal scholars discuss the U.S. Supreme Court's 2016–2017 term and analyze the decisions that are most likely to affect the work of federal judges. Among the decisions discussed will be those involving the First, Fourth, and Fifth Amendments as well as criminal law and procedure, patent law, and the federal courts.

January 24, 2013
Robert Timothy Reagan, Margaret S. Williams, Marie Leary, Catherine R. Borden, Jessica L. Snowden, Patricia D. Breen, Jason A. Cantone

Price v. Albany County Board of Elections (Gary L. Sharpe, N.D.N.Y. 1:06-cv-1083)
The complaint alleged that New York’s excluding county party committee positions from absentee ballots in a primary election, to be held in four days, violated the First Amendment. The judge issued as limited a temporary restraining order as possible: he ordered absentee ballots prepared for the party positions, but he ordered them segregated so that a determination of whether to count them could be made after the election.

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