Faculty in the News: The Supreme Court's 2007 Term

GW Law Professors Discuss Recent Supreme Court Decisions

June, 2008 -- The final Supreme Court decisions of the October 2007 Term have been announced. Read and listen to what GW Law faculty members had to say about these pivotal cases.


The Federalist Society  .  July 1, 2008
Orin Kerr and other Supreme Court and constitutional law experts at "A Look Back at the Supreme Court 2007 Term."

The Washington Post  .  June 29, 2008
Jonathan Siegel compares cases of enemy combatants held at Bagram air base with those the Supreme Court has recently ruled on at Guantanamo.

The Washington Times  .  June 27, 2008
Siegel on Justice Anthony M. Kennedy who is often a 'swing vote.'

Los Angeles Times  .  June 26, 2008
Joan S. Meier dissects the decision in Giles vs. California and finds positive outcomes from the ruling that could be helpful to domestic violence cases.

Los Angeles Times  .  June 15, 2008
Meier on important domestic violence issues before the Court.

The Washington Times  .  June 26, 2008
Ira "Chip" Lupu on issues of federal law in Kennedy v. Louisiana, a 5-4 decision rejecting the death penalty for child rape.

WAMU's "The Kojo Nnamdi Show"  .  June 26,  2008
Donald Braman speaks about gun laws and the Second Amendment in the Court's District of Columbia v. Heller decision that upholds an individual's right to own guns.

NPR's "Legal Affairs"  .  June 26,  2008
Councilmember Mary Cheh on the Heller outcome.

WAMU's "The Kojo Nnamdi Show"  .  March 18,  2008
Cheh joins Nina Totenberg, Bob Levy, and others to discuss the upcoming Heller case.

CBS's WUSA  .  June 25,  2008
Jonathan Turley anticipates the outcome in Heller on the evening before the decision is handed down.

Chicago Tribune  .  June 13,  2008
Turley on Boumediene v. Bush.

The Washington Times  .  June 13,  2008
Orin Kerr on national security issues and the Supreme Court ruling on Guantanamo detainees in Boumediene.

The Anchorage Daily News  .  February 26, 2008
Thomas Schoenbaum filed an amicus brief in Exxon v. Baker. 

 


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