Civil Justice Review of the US Supreme Court’s 2016-2017 Term


Event Details


Join us for a spirited and informative look at some of the decisions from the US Supreme Court’s past term in the arena of civil justice, such as Bristol Myers-Squibb vs. Superior Court of California and TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods, judgments involving so-called forum-shopping. This program will examine these cases and other recent decisions.

These educational programs were initiated by a bipartisan caucus of House members in 2011 as a vehicle to advance understanding of civil justice issues affecting the economy and the free enterprise system. The Academy honors this goal by offering a forum for the rigorous examination of relevant civil justice issues, a balanced exchange of perspectives, and an opportunity for more informed public policy discussions.

This Congressional Civil Justice Academy briefing will feature:

Thomas R. McCarthy
Partner, Consovoy, McCarthy, Park PLLC

Julie Murray
Attorney, Public Citizen Litigation Group

Andrew J. Pincus
Partner, Mayer Brown

Moderator: Michael S. Greve
Professor of Law, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

Please RSVP. Due to space limitations, we are unable to accommodate interns for this briefing.

Lunch will be served.