George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

Civil Justice Preview of the Supreme Court’s 2023-2024 Term

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  • Division: Civil Justice Academy



With the Court starting to hear cases for the upcoming year on October 2, a balanced panel of experts previewed some of the most interesting and potentially consequential cases for the coming year.  The panelists focused on the civil justice-related cases on the docket, the cases where economic analysis is most at play, and those cases likely to have the most substantial economic impact or require adjustment to business activity.

This event was in-person and live-streamed. Registration was open to the public.

John H. Beisner,
Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

John H. Beisner is the leader of Skadden’s Mass Torts, Insurance and Consumer Litigation Group. He focuses on the defense of purported class actions, mass tort matters and other complex civil litigation in both federal and state courts.


Robert S. Peck,
President, Center for Constitutional Litigation

Robert S. Peck, founder and president of CCL, is among the most sought-after appellate litigators within the plaintiffs’ bar. He is credited with having developed groundbreaking constitutional challenges to laws impeding access to courts.


Donald J. Kochan, Moderator
Professor of Law and Executive Director, Law & Economics Center

Donald J. Kochan is Professor of Law and Executive Director of the Law & Economics Center (LEC). Professor Kochan’s scholarship focuses on areas of property law, constitutional law, administrative law, natural resources and environmental law, tort law, and law & economics.