The Fourteenth Annual

Supreme Court Review Conference

Important Decisions of the 2008-2009 Term

October 3, 2009

Welcoming Remarks
Introductions by Professor Arthur Wolf, Director of the Institute for Legislative and Governmental Affairs and Dean Arthur Gaudio, Dean of Western New England University School of Law

Justice Souter Signs Off: Strip Searches, Monuments, and Confessions
Presenter: Professor Leora Harpaz

Employment Discrimination and Voting Rights: Supreme Court Rulings Narrow Statutory Protection Against Race Discrimination but Leave Constitution Intact
Presenter: Professor Erin Buzuvis

Is Everybody (Anybody) Happy?  Ratcheting Up Protection Against Car Searches and the Right to Confrontation, but Loosening Up the Exclusionary Rule and the Right to Counsel
Professor Arthur Leavens

How the Obvious has Become Implausible: Notice Pleading Becomes the Latest Casualty in the War on Terror
Professor Bruce Miller

Audience and Panel Discussion

 

This program was sponsored by the Law School's Institute for Legislative and Governmental Affairs and was moderated by Professor Arthur Wolf, Institute Director.