Location

Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Courtroom

Event Website

http://kentlaw.iit.edu/institutes-centers/institute-on-the-supreme-court-of-the-united-states/iscotus-events/symposium-supreme-court-american-public

Start Date

16-11-2012 9:00 AM

End Date

16-11-2012 10:15 AM

Description

Panel discussion on the Supreme Court's reaction to changing technology and the public's ease of access to information on their decisions.

Keith Bybee (Director of the Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics, and the Media (IJPM); Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science, Syracuse University) discusses open source politics and why the Supreme Court doesn't have anything to fear from the Internet. Tom Goldstein (Publisher and Co-Founder, SCOTUSblog; Partner, Goldstein & Russell, P.C.; Lecturer, Harvard & Stanford Law Schools) discusses the Supreme Court's challenges to technology. Jerry Goldman (Research Professor of Law and Director of the Oyez Project, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law) discusses criticism of the Supreme Court website and the effect of the website on the opaque institution. Nancy Marder (Director of the Justice John Paul Stevens Jury Center, Co-Director of the Institute for Law and the Humanities, Professor, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law) discusses the Supreme Court's use of maps, photos, and images in their opinions. Discussion follows.

This is the second of five sessions from the Symposium on the Supreme Court and the American Public, hosted by IIT Chicago-Kent's Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States

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Nov 16th, 9:00 AM Nov 16th, 10:15 AM

The Supreme Court and Technology

Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Courtroom

Panel discussion on the Supreme Court's reaction to changing technology and the public's ease of access to information on their decisions.

Keith Bybee (Director of the Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics, and the Media (IJPM); Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science, Syracuse University) discusses open source politics and why the Supreme Court doesn't have anything to fear from the Internet. Tom Goldstein (Publisher and Co-Founder, SCOTUSblog; Partner, Goldstein & Russell, P.C.; Lecturer, Harvard & Stanford Law Schools) discusses the Supreme Court's challenges to technology. Jerry Goldman (Research Professor of Law and Director of the Oyez Project, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law) discusses criticism of the Supreme Court website and the effect of the website on the opaque institution. Nancy Marder (Director of the Justice John Paul Stevens Jury Center, Co-Director of the Institute for Law and the Humanities, Professor, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law) discusses the Supreme Court's use of maps, photos, and images in their opinions. Discussion follows.

This is the second of five sessions from the Symposium on the Supreme Court and the American Public, hosted by IIT Chicago-Kent's Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States

http://scholarship.kentlaw.iit.edu/sscap/Presentations/Friday/3