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SCOTUS Preview 2020 Part I: Criminal and Immigration Law

1h 34m

Created on February 03, 2020





Join experienced constitutional practitioners Ameer Benno and Erica Dubno for Part I of Lawline's fourth annual SCOTUS Preview, addressing several critical cases that are to be decided in the 2020 Term. In this course, Ameer and Erica will discuss the following upcoming criminal and immigration cases:

  • Kahler v. Kansas: Whether the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments permit a state to abolish the insanity defense.

  • Trump v. Vance: Whether a grand jury subpoena for President Trump's tax returns violates Article II and the Supremacy Clause of the United States Constitution.

  • New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. City of New York: Whether New York City's ban on transporting a licensed, locked, and unloaded handgun to a home or shooting range outside city limits is consistent with the Second Amendment, the Commerce Clause and the constitutional right to travel.

  • Trump v. NAACP: (1) Whether the Department of Homeland Security's decision to wind down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy is judicially reviewable; and (2) whether DHS's decision to wind down the DACA policy is lawful.

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