The Oregon Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society presents U.S. Supreme Court Review and Preview. Please join the society to hear a distinguished panel dissect the United States Supreme Court’s decisions from this past term, debate the direction of the Court in the upcoming term, and provide their views on what the that means to lawyers and lay people alike.
What: U.S. Supreme Court Review and Preview
Scott L. Nelson, Attorney, Public Citizen Litigation Group
Mr. Nelson, a litigation attorney specializing in civil appellate practice, brings experience practicing before the U.S. Supreme Court. His clients have included a former President of the United States, a sitting United States District Judge, the American Bar Association, and the American Historical Association.
Paula Abrams, Edward Brunet Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School
Professor Abrams worked in Washington, D.C., for the Executive Office of the President, Council on Wage and Price Stability, and later as an attorney for the Office of Legal and Enforcement Counsel at the Environmental Protection Agency. Her primary research areas are in constitutional law and her recent scholarship focuses on reproductive rights and population policy.
Scott A. Shorr, Attorney and Managing Shareholder, Stoll Berne
Mr. Shorr is a trial and appellate attorney who handles a variety of complex business, securities and class action litigation. Scott was the arguing counsel before the United States Supreme Court in GEICO General Ins. Co. v. Edo and Safeco Ins. Co. of America v. Burr.
1.5 hours of CLE credit is pending.
The OSB Appellate Practice Section presents a brown bag CLE on Thursday, February 13, 2014, from noon-1:30 p.m., at Tonkon Torp LLP, 888 SW Fifth Avenue, 16th Floor, Portland Oregon 97204 .
This panel on important 2013 appellate decisions will feature Oregon Supreme Court Justice Rives Kistler, Court of Appeals Judge Rebecca Duncan, Oregon Solicitor General Anna Joyce, and Willamette Law Professor Jeff Dobbins. The speakers will identify and discuss key decisions covering a range of topics.
Location: Tonkon Torp LLP, 888 SW Fifth Avenue, 16th Floor, Portland Oregon 97204
Refreshments: Cookies and drinks provided, and please feel free to bring your lunch.
Cost: $15 for Appellate Section members and $20 for non-members. Free for judges and court staff.
1.5 general MCLE credits
To register, fill in the name and bar number of the person attending, and send with a check for $15 (Appellate Section members) or $20 (non-members), payable to “Oregon State Bar,” or with no payment (judges and court staff) to: Robyn Ridler Aoyagi, Tonkon Torp, 888 SW Fifth Avenue, 16th Floor, Portland Oregon 97204.
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