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Supreme Court Roundtable

Date: Monday, October 16, 2017

Time: 12:00 - 1:30 PM

Room/Location: Saxbe Auditorium

Sponsor(s): Faculty, Faculty

Contact: Cathy Thompson


Learn more about the high profiles cases on the U.S. Supreme Court’s docket for the upcoming term at the Supreme Court Roundtable. Moritz professors will discuss what the cases are about and their potential impacts. This event is co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society and Federalist Society. Below is a list of topics that will be covered.


-Professor Ned Foley will discuss Gill v. Whitford (dealing with the constitutionality of the Wisconsin redistricting scheme).

-Sarah Cole will discuss MLRB v. Murphy Oil (whether an arbitration agreement with employees that bar them from pursuing certain class-based claims is prohibited under the National Labor Relations Act).

-Marc Spindelman will discuss Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission (considering whether the First Amendment allows a cake maker to refuse to prepare a wedding cake for a same-sex wedding).

-Amna Akbar will discuss Sessions v. Dimaya (a case that was on the docket the last term but was scheduled for re-argument, considering whether an immigration-related statute is void for vagueness).

-Ric Simmons will discuss Carpenter v. U.S. (asking whether the government can search historical cell phone locations records without a warrant).

Event Contacts: If the information above has changed, or the event has been canceled, please email moritzlaw@osu.edu to let us know. Doing so will keep the Moritz Events Calendar up-to-date and as accurate as possible.