June is the most important month of the year for Supreme Court watchers as the Court ends its Term with a flurry of opinions addressing the most important and contentious issues on its docket. The Justices then take the summer off, leaving the rest of us to assess what has happened.
Please join us on July 1, 2015, as Andy Pincus, Lauren Goldman and Brian Netter from Mayer Brown’s Supreme Court & Appellate practice offer their insights about the Court’s key decisions this past Term, including many of critical importance to businesses, ranging from employment law to the scope of government regulatory power, to securities, antitrust, and bankruptcy.
Topics to be addressed include:
- The most important business cases from October Term 2014, including those addressing disparate impact liability under the Fair Housing Act and similar statutes (Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project), the Takings Clause’s limits on government regulation (Horne v. Department of Agriculture), the scope of secondary liability for patent infringement (Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc.), and employers’ accommodation obligations (Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc., and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc.);
- The Supreme Court’s other headline-grabbing decisions, including the health care and same-sex marriage cases; and
- The important business cases already on the docket for October Term 2015 and how they could affect companies’ litigation strategies