On June 4, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued a 7-2 decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop that, while narrow, made waves. Masterpiece juxtaposed the rights of a gay couple to obtain a wedding cake under Colorado’s anti-discrimination law against the rights of a bakery owner, who believes that requiring the bakery to provide a wedding cake for a same-sex wedding violates the constitutional rights to freedom of speech and the free exercise of religion.Experienced Supreme Court practitioner Erica Dubno discusses this important recent decision, the details of the narrow ruling, and its potential consequences. Join Ms. Dubno for this discussion of Masterpiece, including comments from multiple Supreme Court Justices and a discussion of different applications of the First Amendment. This course is relevant for practitioners at all levels.
Erica T. Dubno worked with Herald Price Fahringer for 20 years. She is one of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Erica Dubno has received awards for her appellate advocacy and, together with Mr. Fahringer, has drafted criminal and civil appeals in the federal Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fourth, Eighth and Ninth Circuits, as well as the United States Supreme Court, and in the New York Court of Appeals.
She has co-authored numerous articles with Herald Fahringer, as well as book reviews for the New York Law Journal. Erica Dubno graduated from Oberlin College and Brooklyn Law School with honors.
Quite an interesting and thorough overview! Thanks!
Excellent presentation of important area of Constitutional law.
Very interesting and very thorough explanation of the case history. The presenter did a wonderful job presenting both sides.
Super course. Thank you.
she was excellent. engaging voice and manner. balanced presentation. distilled positions and distinctions nicely
Excellent presentation. Very respectful of both sides of the issue.
Very thorough and understandable.
This was a fantastic breakdown of the Masterpiece Cakeshop case and really broke down the narrow ruling
Exceptionally timely and interesting. Very good presenter.
Really enjoyed this class.
Unlimited CLE Subscription gives you access to take almost any course from our catalog and earn as much CLE credit as you need.