Location

Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Courtroom

Event Website

http://www.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 3:00 PM

End Date

16-11-2012 4:15 PM

Description

Presentations on the Supreme Court justices' limited public interactions and the motivations they have in going beyond their written opinions.

Jason Mazzone (Professor, Lynn H. Murray Faculty Scholar in Law, University of Illinois College of Law) discusses the justices' appearances before congressional committees for the court's annual budget request. Jeffery Rosen (Professor of Law, George Washington Law; Legal Affairs Editor, The New Republic) examines what justices are trying to achieve when they address the public outside their written opinions through his personal journalistic experiences with them. Christopher Schmidt (Assistant Professor of Law, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law; Faculty Fellow, American Bar Foundation) discusses what justices want to do when they speak to the public beyond the written opinion with historical examples.

This is the fifth 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, 3:00 PM Nov 16th, 4:15 PM

Beyond the Written Opinion: When Justices Speak to the Public

Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Courtroom

Presentations on the Supreme Court justices' limited public interactions and the motivations they have in going beyond their written opinions.

Jason Mazzone (Professor, Lynn H. Murray Faculty Scholar in Law, University of Illinois College of Law) discusses the justices' appearances before congressional committees for the court's annual budget request. Jeffery Rosen (Professor of Law, George Washington Law; Legal Affairs Editor, The New Republic) examines what justices are trying to achieve when they address the public outside their written opinions through his personal journalistic experiences with them. Christopher Schmidt (Assistant Professor of Law, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law; Faculty Fellow, American Bar Foundation) discusses what justices want to do when they speak to the public beyond the written opinion with historical examples.

This is the fifth 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/4