The Roberts Court: Theory and Practice

The Roberts Court: Theory and Practice

Mr. Ian Gershengorn
Spring 2022 seminar
T 4:15pm - 6:15pm
2 classroom credits

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: No Exam

This seminar will examine various facets of the recent jurisprudence of the U.S. Supreme Court. We will consider a variety of substantive areas, including (among others) the separation of powers, equal protection, religious freedom, criminal law, and administrative law. Throughout, we will draw on both academic and practice-oriented perspectives, and we will blend close analysis of major opinions with attention to cross-cutting themes in the way the Court approaches its work and how that work is perceived.

The seminar will be taught by Ian Heath Gershengorn, Chair of the Supreme Court Practice at Jenner & Block LLP and formerly Acting Solicitor General of the United States.

Subject Areas: Legal & Political Theory, Constitutional Law & Civil Rights