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SCOTUS: Highlights of October Term 2017


Created on November 30, 2018



The Supreme Court resolved a host of important issues in October Term 2017. The Court decided several cases on the scope of the Fourth Amendment, including a landmark ruling on phone company records of cell-cite data. It also addressed pressing issues in immigration law and sentencing law that will have far-reaching effects on non-citizens and those convicted of crimes. The Court resolved cases of keen interest to many American businesses, including a deep dive into the Patent and Trademark Office's inter partes review process.

This course, presented by Chris Cariello, Naomi Scotten, Matt Bush, and Derek Fischer of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe's Supreme Court and Appellate Group, examines the highlights of an exciting term and offers insight into the implications of the Court's decisions.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Obtain an overview of important Supreme Court decisions of the October 2017 Term
  2. Understand the practical and legal implications of some of the Court's key decisions
  3. Examine the Court's decisions for clues about the trajectory of the law

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