The U.S. Supreme Court: A Survey of 2021 Decisions
Date and Time: Friday, August 27, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm
This livestream webinar will be available through your HSBA CLE Classroom for HSBA Members (TO VERIFY YOUR SYSTEM COMPATIBILITY CLICK HERE)
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Credit: This seminar qualifies for 1 CLE Credit.
$40 HSBA Member (LIVE WEBCAST)
$50 Non-HSBA Member (LIVE WEBCAST)*
Law Student HSBA Bar Card Member Free (LIVE WEBCAST)**
Cost includes the LIVE webcast ONLY which will run from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm HST.
Same day registrants are welcome, but please register at least one hour before the webcast.
Cancellation/Refunds: Cancellation requests must be received by Friday, August 20, 2021 for a full refund. There will be no refunds if you miss the live webcast.
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The 2021 U.S. Supreme Court term was the first with the a full compliment of Justices. There were some twists and turns in decisions and some surprise opinions votes.
Join Avi Soifer, nationally recognized Constitutional Lawa expert and former Dean of the William S. Richardson, for his annual analysis of opinions and decisions.
LGBTQ issues . . . the Affordable Care Act . . . COVID legislation and responses . . . elections and more
Professor Avi Soifer, William S. Richardson School of Law
Professor Soifer received his law degree from Yale Law School in 1972. He also holds a B.A. cum laude (1969) and a Masters of Urban Studies (1972) degree from Yale. He served as Dean of the William S. Richardson School of Law from 2003-2020.
While in law school, he was an editor of the Yale Law Journal, a director of the Law School Film Society, and a director of the Legal Services Organization. He helped to found the C.V.H. Project, representing people in Connecticut’s largest mental hospital. After graduating, he clerked for then-Federal District Court Judge Jon O. Newman in Connecticut from 1972-73.
Soifer began his law teaching career at the University of Connecticut in 1973, received a Law and Humanities Fellowship at Harvard University in 1976-77, and taught at Boston University from 1979-1993. He served as Dean of Boston College Law School from 1993-1998, and he continued to teach at BC until 2003, when he moved to Hawai'i.
Soifer received Boston College’s Distinguished Senior Research Award and he was appointed as a Distinguished Scholar at the University of Wisconsin's Legal Studies Institute. His book, Law and the Company We Keep (Harvard University Press, 1995) was awarded the Alpha Sigma Nu Triennial National Jesuit Book Prize in professional studies.
He continues to add to his extensive record of scholarly publications, as well as making presentations and serving on public service boards locally and nationally. He teaches and writes primarily in the areas of constitutional law, legal history, and law and humanities.
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