Saturday, June 27, 2009

UPDATED: July 9 -- U.S. Supreme Court Term in Review

Please join the Houston Lawyers Chapter of The Federalist Society for our annual review of key cases decided during the United States Supreme Court's recently concluded 2008/2009 Term. This year's panelists include:

The Honorable Jeff Brown
Justice, Fourteenth Court of Appeals

The Honorable Edith H. Jones
Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals
for the Fifth Circuit

J. Brett Busby
Partner, Bracewell & Giuliani L.L.P.

Professor Alexander Volokh
University of Houston Law Center

(Due to a scheduling conflict, Chief Justice Phillips is no longer able to participate. We thank Brett Busby for agreeing to join our panel in Chief Justice Phillips's stead.)

The panelists will review numerous cases including, among others: Caperton v. Massey (recusal of elected state judges); Northwest Austin Muni. Util. Dist. No. 1 v. Holder (Voting Rights Act); Ricci v. DeStefano (reverse discrimination); Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts (right of accused to confront witnesses relating to scientific evidence); and Safford United School Dist. No. 1 v. Redding (strip search of public school student).

Thursday, July 9, 2009
Registration and Buffet Begins at 6:30 p.m.
Program Begins at 7:00 p.m.
Beck’s Prime • 1001 E. Memorial Loop (Memorial Park)

$25 paid online in advance
$15 for government employees, paid online in advance

Please RSVP by Tuesday, July 7.
Please click here to RSVP and pay in advance.
Email RSVPs also accepted at

CLE Credit Requested. Seating is limited.

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