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SCOTUS: The October 2019 Term’s Impact on Business

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Produced on September 21, 2020

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Course Information

Time 1h 2m
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Business, Corporate, & Securities

Course Description

During its October 2019 Term, the U.S. Supreme Court decided a number of cases that will have a far-reaching impact on businesses. Among other areas, these rulings covered securities litigation, intellectual property, labor and employment, bankruptcy, and arbitration.  

This course, presented by Judson Littleton of Sullivan & Cromwell, will examine some of the most business-relevant decisions of the 2019 Term, highlight questions left open by those cases, and look ahead to what the 2020 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 2019 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.


Patricia R.

I have watched many Lawline videos. This instructor was my favorite so far. Great job!

James Christopher D.

One of the best I have seen.

Michele B.

outstanding presentation

Alan T.

Good overview.

Rebekah D.

Thank you

Gary D.

The discussion of current case law helped in understanding the Supreme Court's rulings regarding business practice.

Patrick D.

Well Done!

Paula J.

Really helpful info - especially the analysis of the Title VII case and the arbitration contract clause. Booking.com was interesting as well. Good general overview of the decisions in a practical way.

Christopher M.

Good course. Despite the instructors admonition otherwise, I suspect he would be fun to talk to at parties (at least for SCOTUS nerds)

bruno b.

Excellent. 4 means best

Kimberly G.

Excellent class.

David L.

Excellent presentation

Brian G.

Really Good!

Edward H.

I was skeptical of the complete accuracy of at least one of the case explanations (Booking.com). Mostly correct, however.

James F.

Excellent presentation and very interesting and thought provoking topics. Well done!

Corneliu M.

Very insightful.

Kimberlee O.

Excellent presentation

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