Title

October 3, 2015 -- The Twentieth Annual Supreme Court Review Conference

Document Type

Lecture

Publication Date

10-3-2015

Abstract

On October 3, 2015, Western New England University School of Law Institute for Legislative and Governmental Affairs hosted the twentieth annual Supreme Court Review Conference. Professor Arthur Wolf moderated, with panelists Professor Emeritus Leora Harpaz speaking on "the Supreme Court’s use of the “government speech” doctrine to permit Texas to reject a specialty license plate that included a Confederate battle flag, Professor Jennifer Levi speaking on the Court’s recent decision declaring unconstitutional state bans on same-sex marriage, and Professor Bruce Miller speaking on the Court’s latest decision regarding the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.” Professor Wolf and Professor Miller discussed an important decision regarding the enforcement of the Fair Housing Act of 1968. The presentations were followed by a panel discussion and audience comments and questions.

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