New Court, New Term: Supreme Court Look Ahead 2020-2021

Join us Monday, October 5th, 2020

5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET

The Supreme Court’s 2020-2021 term promises to be an important season for arguments, decisions, and Court composition. In addition to the appointment of a new justice, the Court’s docket features challenges to the constitutionality of the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act, two cases on federal preemption (one concerning a state law that essentially excludes political independents from the state’s judiciary), several cases on immigrant rights, and the continuation of a decades-long copyright battle between tech giants Google and Oracle.  

Join St. Francis School of Law Dean Greg Brandes for a detailed look at some of the most important cases to be decided during the upcoming Supreme Court term and the effect of the change in Court composition, owing to the passing of Justice Ginsburg.

Meet Your Host

greg-brandesGreg Brandes, Dean of St. Francis School of Law
Greg Brandes is a professor of law and dean of St. Francis School of Law. He is the former dean of Concord Law School and San Francisco Law School, and is a widely known expert on law school teaching and learning, with an emphasis on assessment and distance education. Along with other founding administrators, he developed the teaching and learning for Concord Law School, including innovative online courses, online classrooms and assessment models that are widely recognized as best practices.

Greg received his JD from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and a BA from Marycrest College. He is a member of the state bars of Colorado and Illinois, and is admitted to the bar of the United States Supreme Court.


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