- Thursday, October 31, 2019
- 3:00 PM–4:00 PM
- Covenant Fine Arts Recital Hall
For the first time in several decades, the balance of power on the U.S. Supreme Court rests with a clear conservative majority. It can now truly be called the Roberts Court, with Chief Justice Roberts taking the place of the more moderate Anthony Kennedy as the Court’s center. But how bold is the Court’s conservative bloc likely to be? How likely are they to either adhere to, or diverge from, conservative judicial orthodoxy? And how can we expect the Court’s work to intersect with or impact the more political branches of the federal government, particularly with another presidential and senate election season fast approaching? This presentation will take a closer look at the highlights from the just-completed 2018-19 term as well as the docket for the upcoming term to explore these and other important questions surrounding the Supreme Court and the federal judiciary.