A distinguished panel of experts will discuss the recent term of the United States Supreme Court, along with several decisions from the term and the implications of those decisions.
This presentation will cover:
* Introduction to the Court and Term Overview
* Highlight and Discussion of Cases Including:
a. Chiafolo v. Washington
i. faithless electors
b. Allen v. Cooper
i. sovereign immunity
c. Espinoza v. Montana Dept of Revenue
i. Free Exercise Clause
d. Pennsylvania v. Trump
i. ACA rules exempting employers with religious or moral objections
e. Seila Law LLC v. CFPB
i. separation of powers
f. Altitude Express v. Zarda & Bostock v. Clayton County
i. employment discrimination and sexual orientation
g. Dept of Homeland Security v. Regents of Univ. of Cal.
i. DACA/arbitrary and capricious action
h. Thole v. US Bank, NA
i. Next Term/Hot Topics
Prof. Erin H. Hawley, Vienna, VA
Jeremiah J. Morgan, Missouri Attorney General's Office, Jefferson City
Prof. Gary Myers, University of Missouri School of Law, Columbia
Heidi Doerhoff Vollet, Cook, Vetter, Doerhoff & Landwehr, PC, Jefferson City
Shawna Bligh, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Jefferson City
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Erin Morrow Hawley is Senior Fellow at the Kinder Institute and former Associate Professor of Law at the University of Missouri School of Law. She is also a senior legal fellow at the Independent Women's Law Center. Erin has litigated extensively before the United States Supreme Court as well as numerous federal courts of appeals and state courts of last resort. Prof. Hawley’s research interests include the separation of powers, federal courts, agricultural law, and administrative law. Her work has been published in numerous top law journals and she is a frequent national commentator on legal issues. She is a former clerk to Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. of the Supreme Court of the United States and Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and served as Counsel to United States Attorney General Michael Mukasey at the Department of Justice.
Jeremiah J. Morgan attended Brigham Young University Law School, graduating summa cum laude. Following law school, Mr. Morgan clerked for Judge C. Arlen Beam on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. He then joined the international law firm of Bryan Cave LLP. Mr. Morgan served as Deputy Solicitor General for Missouri, then General Counsel to the Supreme Court of Missouri. He currently serves as Deputy Attorney General. He has argued hundreds of appeals in state and federal appellate courts across the country. Mr. Morgan is a frequent presenter at continuing legal education programs on a variety of topics.
Gary Myers is the Earl F. Nelson Professor of Law at the School of Law. Myers received his juris doctor with honors from Duke University School of Law and graduated summa cum laudewith a bachelor’s degree in economics from New York University. He also earned an MA in economics from the Duke University Graduate School as part of a joint degree program while at Duke. Myers was an article editor on the Duke Law Journal and was a member of the Moot Court Board. After graduation, he served as a law clerk for Judge Gerald Tjoflat of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Jacksonville, Fla. He then practiced complex commercial litigation with the Atlanta law firm of Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy, which has since merged with the Bryan Cave law firm.
Before serving as the sixteenth dean at the School of Law from 2012 to 2016, Myers was a long-time member of the faculty at the University of Mississippi School of Law. At Mississippi, Myers held the Ray & Louise Stewart Lectureship and served as its first associate dean for research. Myers has been a visiting professor of law at the College of William & Mary School of Law and Tulane University School of Law. He also served as a Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law at the Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans.
Myers is an elected member of the American Law Institute, a member of the American Law and Economics Association, and a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association. He is the author or coauthor of a series of five books: (1) Intellectual Property: Cases & Materials (West 4th edition 2012); (2) Principles of Intellectual Property (West 2d edition 2012); (3) Entertainment Law: Cases & Materials (West 5th edition 2016); (4) Intellectual Property: Questions & Answers (LexisNexis 2d edition 2014); and (5) The Intersection of Intellectual Property & Antitrust Law (West 2007). He is also the author of more than a dozen articles, including publications in the Duke Law Journal, the Minnesota Law Review, the Washington & Lee Law Review, the Columbia-VLA Journal of Law & the Arts and the Journal of Intellectual Property Law.
Heidi Doerhoff Vollet is a shareholder with Cook, Vetter, Doerhoff & Landwehr PC. Her practice includes civil appellate matters in state and federal courts. She graduated from UMC Law School and clerked for William Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States and John Gibson, Judge, 8th Circuit Court of Appeals.
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