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SCOTUS: The October 2017 Term’s Impact on Business Interests

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Produced on November 30, 2018

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Course Information

Time 1h 1m
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Business, Corporate, & Securities

Course Description

October Term 2017 was a busy one for the Supreme Court’s business docket. The Court released several decisions that will have a significant impact on the commercial sector in a number of areas, including administrative law, antitrust, class actions, labor and employment, and securities litigation.

This course, presented by Judson Littleton of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, will examine some of the most business-relevant decisions of the 2017 Term, highlight questions left open by those cases, and look ahead to what the 2018 Term may have in store for the business world.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain insight into some of the most important decisions for businesses in the Supreme Court’s October 2017 Term
  2. Examine the legal and practical implications of those decisions, as well as questions left open
  3. Look ahead to the legal issues the Court may tackle next

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Judson Littleton

Sullivan & Cromwell

Judson Littleton is a member of the litigation group of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. In the course of his diverse practice, Mr. Littleton has represented corporate and individual clients in both civil and criminal matters before the U.S. Supreme Court, federal and state appellate courts, numerous trial courts across the country, and in government and internal investigations.

Prior to joining Sullivan & Cromwell, Mr. Littleton served as a trial attorney in the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he represented the United States and its agencies and officials in high-profile matters involving a wide range of constitutional and statutory issues. Mr. Littleton also served as a Bristow Fellow in the Office of the Solicitor General at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he worked on numerous cases before the U.S. Supreme Court at both the merits and certiorari stages.

Mr. Littleton served as a law clerk to Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. of the U.S. Supreme Court and to the Judge A. Raymond Randolph of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.


Harry F.



Interesting cases.

Timothy T.

excellent Attorney. Very fresh attitude and really interested in his topic

Walter R.

Excellent. Thorough and interesting discussion of the cases covered.

Charles D. J.

The speaker made me more fully aware of the manner the U.S. Supreme Court impacts my life not only as an attorney but also as a consumer in the market place.

Vicki B.

Engaging presentation and written materials are very helpful - thanks!

Karen S.

Judson -- Well done presentation of cases. Appreciate supplemental summary.

Eric C.

Solid and informative presentation.

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