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.

The Anti-Defamation League was founded in 1913 to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all. Today it is the world’s leading organization combating anti-Semitism, exposing hate groups, training law enforcement on hate crimes, developing anti-bias education programs for students, countering cyber-hate and relentlessly pursuing equal rights for all.