NYC Bar Schedules Annual Supreme Court Review

Friday, July 1, 2011 - 01:00

Join the New York City Bar Association on Wednesday, July 20, for its annual review of the Supreme Court term.

The event will be held at the New York City Bar Center, 42 West 44th Street in New York. It begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m.

During the October 2010 term, the Supreme Court ruled on some of the most contested issues concerning the validity of class action prohibitions in arbitration agreements, and the Walmart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes decision made this a truly interesting yearAt this program, a prominent panel of former Supreme Court law clerks, former federal prosecutors, constitutional scholars, litigators and a federal district court judge will examine, review and debate the leading Supreme Court decisions of the term and their impact on the future.

The panel will specifically cover the major cases involving procedure, preemption & complex litigation (AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, Bruesewitz v. Wyeth LLC) ; securities laws (Erica P. John Fund, Inc. v. Halliburton Co.) ; and intellectual property law (Microsoft v. Bryant).

Among the distinguished faculty are Professor Troy A. McKenzie, associate professor of law, New York University School of Law; John C. Coffee, Jr., Adolf L. Berle professor of law, Columbia Law School; Professor Jeanne C. Fromer, associate professor of law, Fordham University School of Law; and Hon. Richard J. Sullivan, U.S. District Court, SDNY.

For information about available CLE credits and fees, see CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To register, visit www.nycbar.org or call (212) 382-6663.