Press Release

Media Advisory: Nationally Renowned Legal Experts to Discuss Critical 2016 Supreme Court Decisions




WHO:            Anti-Defamation League (ADL) & National Constitution Center

WHAT:           Supreme Court Review:  Landmark Cases of 2015-2016

WHERE:        ** Live Streaming ** at 

WHEN:          Wednesday, July 6 at Noon EDT

Some of the nation’s top legal minds will participate in a program at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia where they will review the Supreme Court’s 2015-2016 Term.

Topics of discussion will include: 

  • The Supreme Court after Justice Scalia’s passing
  • Principle of “one person, one vote” in the midst of the 2016 election season
  • State limits on restricting access to abortion
  • Immigration and presidential power
  • Future of affirmative action

The renowned scholars participating include:

  • Erwin Chemerinsky, founding Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law, and Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, with a joint appointment in Political Science
  • Frederick M. Lawrence, Secretary and CEO-elect of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, Senior Research Scholar at Yale Law School, Professor of Politics at Brandeis University, and the former President of Brandeis.
  • Dahlia Lithwick, Senior Editor and Supreme Court Correspondent, Slate 

The event will be moderated by ADL, and is organized by the League in collaboration with the National Constitution Center.