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Jun 27

Past Event

Briefing on U.S. Supreme Court Rulings

Event Materials



  • Supreme Court Overview

    The panel provides an overview of the Court''s activity during the 2007-08 term.

    Benjamin Wittes and Stuart S. Taylor, Jr.

  • Overturning the D.C. Handgun Ban

    The panel analyzes the court''s landmark Second Amendment ruling that overturns the District of Columbia''s 32-year-old law banning handguns.

    Benjamin Wittes and Stuart S. Taylor, Jr.


The U.S. Supreme Court debated high-profile cases on gun control, Guantanamo Bay detentions, employment discrimination, the death penalty and other subjects of national controversy during its 2007-2008 term.

On June 27, Brookings Fellow Benjamin Wittes moderated a Judicial Issues Forum that included a panel of distinguished legal experts to assess the key rulings and developments of the term. Panelists included Stuart Taylor, Brookings nonresident senior fellow and National Journal columnist; Miguel Estrada of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP; and Randolph Moss of WilmerHale.

Event Agenda


June 27, 2008

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

The Brookings Institution

Falk Auditorium

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW


For More Information

Brookings Office of Communications

(202) 797-6105

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