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The New U.S. Supreme Court: From Bad to Worse
Repeats every week every Monday until Mon May 17 2021.
Monday, March 29, 2021 - 9:30am to 11:00am
This course is comprised of lectures by and interviews with SCOTUS watchers including the author of Supreme Inequality Adam Cohen, Berkeley School of Law dean Erwin Chemerinsky, Berkeley Journalism professor Cynthia Gorney, legal historian and law professor at Florida State, Mary Ziegler, Berkeley Law professor Catherine Fisk, civil rights and immigration lawyer Ira Kurzban, and Berkeley Chancellor’s Professor of Law Bertrall Ross. We will explore the Court’s potential impact on key areas such as religious freedom and reproductive, workers’, and immigrants’ rights. We will listen to some of this term’s oral arguments, read a few briefs, and discuss the most important cases currently on the docket.
Bill Sokol is a Bay Area labor and employment lawyer, a lecturer at SF State University, a gubernatorial appointee to the CalSavers Retirement Investment Board, and was a talk show host on Pacifica Radio for 25 years. He holds a J.D. from Berkeley School of Law.
This is a Livestream + Recorded Course
Classes stream live at the scheduled day and time
The Zoom link to attend class will be in the Member Dashboard under "My Schedule"
Classes are also recorded — YouTube video links will post weekly on Fridays by noon in the Member Dashboard under "My Course Materials." No Zoom needed to watch!
Course materials, including videos, will remain available to view and enjoy until May 29
Please note this one day/time class change:
No class Monday, April 5
Class will instead be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2:30–4 PM (PT)