A number of panels and conferences, many of which require pre-registration, are scheduled this month and at the beginning of next month to preview the Court's 2010 Term. Details are below.

Washington, DC: Thursday, September 16 at 8:30 a.m. The Washington Legal Foundation will host a preview of the upcoming Term featuring the Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Jerrold Ganzfried, Jonathan Hacker, and Eric Lasker.  Information and registration details are available here.

Washington, DC: Thursday, September 16 at 10:00 a.m. The Cato Institute will host a symposium entitled The Supreme Court: Past and Prologue "“ A Look at the October 2009 and October 2010 Terms.  The event will feature Roger Pilon, Ilya Shapiro, James Bopp Jr., Steve Stimpson, Robert Levy, Alan Gura, Harvey A. Silverglate, Ilya Somin, Walter Olson, Larry E. Ribstein, Hans Bader, Joshua Wright, Erik S. Jaffe, Tom Goldstein, Robert Barnes, and William Van Alstyne. More information is available here.

Washington, DC:  Thursday, September 16 at 12:00 p.m. The American Constitution Society will be hosting a preview of the upcoming Term featuring Rebecca Brown of USC Gould School of Law (moderator); Michael A. Carvin of Jones Day; David C. Frederick of Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel; Cynthia Jones of American University, Washington College of Law; Cyrus Mehri of Mehri & Skalet; Jennifer Chang Newell of the ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project; Cliff Sloan of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; and Paul R. Q. Wolfson of Wilmer Hale. Contact press@acslaw.org to register.

Washington, DC:  Monday, September 20 at 9:00 a.m. Georgetown University Law Center's Supreme Court Institute will host its annual press briefing.  The event will be moderated by Georgetown's Pamela Harris and will feature as panelists Professors Peter Edelman, Martin Lederman, Michael Gottesman, and Susan Low Bloch and Visiting Professor Brian Wolfman.  Further information is available here.

Philadelphia, PA:  Monday, September 20 at 6:30 p.m. The National Constitution Center will be hosting an OT10 preview.  The event will feature SCOTUSblog's Lyle Denniston, Geoffrey Stone, and Helgi Walker; more information is available here.

Los Angeles, CA:  Monday, September 20 at 4:30 p.m. The University of Southern California Gould School of Law in Los Angeles will be hosting a Supreme Court preview co-sponsored by school chapters of the American Constitution Society and Federalist Society.  The event will be moderated by USC Law Professor Elizabeth Garrett and will feature Kathleen Sullivan of Stanford Law School, John Eastman of Chapman Law School, and Rebecca Brown of USC.  More information and registration details are available here.

Washington, DC:  Wednesday, September 22 at 8:30 a.m. The National Chamber Litigation Center will host a media briefing on business cases scheduled to be argued during the coming Term, with remarks from Robin Conrad, Maureen Mahoney, and Roy Englert.  Contact nclc@uschamber.com to register.

Williamsburg, VA: Friday and Saturday, September 24 and 25. William & Mary Law School will host a Supreme Court Preview featuring a moot court and remarks from a number of notable participants, including Joan Biskupic of USA Today; Jess Bravin of the Wall Street Journal; Erwin Chemerinsky of UC Irvine School of Law; Paul Clement of King & Spalding; Pam Karlan of Stanford Law School; Carter Phillips of Sidley Austin; and SCOTUSblog’s Lyle Denniston and Tom Goldstein.  Further information is available here.

Washington, DC:  Thursday, September 30 at 8:30 a.m. The ACLU will host an OT10 media briefing featuring Steven R. Shapiro, Omar Jadwat, Daniel Mach, and Lee Gelernt.  Contact media@aclu.org or (212) 549-2666 for further information.

Chicago, IL:  Thursday, September 30 at 1:00 p.m. Chicago-Kent College of Law will host a review of intellectual property cases from OT09 and a preview of OT10's intellectual property cases.  The event will feature Jeffrey Carey, Donald Chisum, Roy Englert, Scott Gant, Tom Goldstein, Deborah Jones Merritt, Randal Picker, Paul Smith, and The Honorable James B. Zagel.  Information and registration details can be found here.

San Francisco, CA: Monday, October 4 at 6:00 p.m. The Appellate Section of the Barristers Club of the Bar Association of San Francisco will host its 2010 United States Supreme Court Preview, featuring speakers Vikram D. Amar of the UC Davis School of Law, Jesse H. Choper of the UC Berkeley School of Law, Jeffrey L. Fisher of Stanford Law School, and Elizabeth B. Wydra of the Constitutional Accountability Center.  More information is available here.

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