CLE: Erwin Chemerinsky -- Dean of the UC Irvine Law School and recognized expert on the Supreme Court

12/14/2011 - 1:30pm
Moot Court Conference Room
Thomas and Mack Moot Court Facility

*This program has been approved for 3 CLE credits.

This program is presented by
William S. Boyd School of Law
and The State Bar of Nevada

Professor Erwin Chemerinsky, one of the state bar's most highly regarded speakers, will discuss cases on the SCOTUS docket that are of great interest to Nevada practitioners.

Cases scheduled on the October, 2011 docket include:

  • The First Amendment discussion will include Mohamed v. Jeppsen - A challenge to the government's assertion of the "state secrets" privilege and Snyder v. Phelps - an examination of the role of emotional distress in tort suits.
  • Whistle blowers "Qui tam" lawsuits will be examined in Schindler Elevator Corp. v. United States ex. Rel. Kirk.
  • The Fourth Amendment warrant exception rule in Kentucky v. King and the Civil rights cases of United States v. Tohono O'dham Nation, as well as cases questioning state tax credits for religious schools and challenges to the death penalty are all tentatively on the table for discussion. 

The CLE program will be from 1:30 to 4:45 p.m. with a reception to follow.


For cost and payment details, see the registration page.


The free parking lot on campus is Lot S (corner of Harmon and Swenson). No permit is required to park in this lot.


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