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Supreme Court Update 2007: The Roberts Court?
Presented Tuesday, November 14, 2006
Audio Conference Recording Price: $199.00 

As the Supreme Court begins its second Term with Chief Justice John Roberts at its head, the legal community is intently assessing both the new Chief’s initial impact and the directions in which a Roberts Court might go. Join us for a 60-minute audio conference where you and your colleagues will discover:

Which decisions of the last term impact your practice?
How have Roberts and Alito impacted the Court and its decisions?
What can you expect from the Court this term?
Who are the critical votes on the most controversial cases and why?
What does the recent focus on judicial independence presage for the Court?

  • The Roberts Court? A new era of collegiality?
    • A Roberts Court: What exactly does that mean?
    • Is John Roberts a Brennan in Rehnquist clothes? Does it matter?
    • The Kennedy Factor: real or imagined, good or bad?
    • Will the Court make a hard right turn?
  • October Term 2006: Reading the tea leaves, hallucinogenic or otherwise
    • Gonzales v. Oregon: death with dignity?
    • Garcetti v. Ceballos: the end of the whistle blower?
    • Hamdan v. Rumsfeld: a judicial retreat in the face of terrorism?
    • Gonzales v. O Centro Espirita: does the federal regulatory emperor have any clothes?
  • Anticipating the Next Term & Beyond
    • Business as usual? The environment, cigarettes and punitive damages, the death penalty and other such matters in a docket rife with promise
    • Abortion and Affirmative Action: The pulse of the Roberts Court? Or political distractions?
    • Federal - state relations: Will a Roberts Court have the courage of its conservative champions convictions?
    • The Court itself: Will it change yet again, and how will it matter?
  • Question and Answer Session - Hear Real-World Questions Answered!


Supreme Court and Constitutional Law expert Professor Mark R. Killenbeck, A.B., J.D., Ph.D., is the Wylie H. Davis Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • Professor Killenbeck teaches Constitutional Law, the First Amendment, Federal Jurisdiction, and Legal History, and is the author of numerous books, articles, and papers, with a special interest in federalism and American constitutional history.
  • His most recent publication, M’Culloch v. Maryland: Securing a Nation (University Press of Kansas, 2006), is the first book length study written about what many experts regard as the most important decision ever issued by the Supreme Court.
  • Mark Killenbeck received his undergraduate education at Boston College, where he majored in English literature, a subject he subsequently taught at the University of Kansas
  • He earned both his J.D. and Ph.D. at the University of Nebraska, where he spent 13 years in a variety of positions in the University’s Central Administration, culminating in his service as Chief of Staff to the University’s President.

The speaker's PowerPoint presentation slides are included with your audio recording purchase. All materials are accessible through the Internet and can be downloaded as a PDF file.

$199.00 for audio conference recording (CD or audiotape) and program materials. 

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