June Tzedek Salon: US Supreme Court Case Overview

June 3, 2015 Boston 0
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In a few weeks, we will be hearing about some the major US Supreme Court Decisions of 2015…Are you ready? We are particularly curious about the Health Care case (King v. Burwell) and the Marriage Equality case (Obergefell v. Hodges). Join us as we get a deeper look into what are these cases really about.

How does outcome in the King v. Burwell affect the ACA? What is the Supreme Court considering? Where do we want them to come out? What are the consequences of the decision if it is not is favor of the ACA; can it be saved?

How can the Supreme Court find a constitutional right to marriage equality- what are they considering? What are they riding on? What arguments might way Justice Kennedy? What are the constitutional principles that underlie equality? What are the effects of the decision?

Join us as we hear from Abby Moncreiff, Associate Professor of Law at Boston University as we delve into these complexities. In 2014, Abby authored a JALSA brief on the King v. Burwell case that was brought up in the oral argument! She has a phenomenal understanding of these cases and will be a speaker you won’t want to miss!

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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