UC Irvine School of Law to Host Review of Recent Supreme Court Term


IRVINE, Calif. – UC Irvine School of Law will host its second annual Supreme Court Term in Review program on July 17, 2012.

WHAT: A panel of distinguished scholars and journalists will discuss the highlights of the October 2011 term, which concluded in June with the landmark ruling on health care.

WHO: The panelists are Dean Erwin Chemerinsky and Prof. Jennifer Chacón of UCI Law, Prof. Robert Pushaw of Pepperdine University School of Law, Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal and PBS News Hour, and Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal. The panel will be moderated by Prof. Rick Hasen of UCI Law.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 17, 2012, noon to 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: UC Irvine School of Law, EDU 1111, 401 E. Peltason Drive, Irvine, CA 92697. Directions and parking information

REGISTRATION: This program is free and open to the public, but please RSVP online, as space is limited. CLE credit will be available. The event will also be webcast, with viewers able to submit questions via Twitter, using the hash tag #ucilawscotus at the end of your question.

MEDIA CONTACT: Rex Bossert, assistant dean for communications and public affairs, rbossert@law.uci.edu, (949) 824-3063.


UC Irvine School of Law seeks to create the ideal law school for the 21st century by doing the best job of training lawyers for the practice of law at the highest levels of the profession. Recruited from prestigious schools, the faculty ranked ninth in the country in scholarly impact in a recent study. The student body has median grades and LSAT scores comparable to those of student bodies at top 20 law schools. The school's innovative curriculum stresses hands-on learning, interdisciplinary study and public service.