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Federal Appellate Law Update 2019: Recent Cases and Developments

Contains material from Jul 2019

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Session 1: Update on the Supreme Court of the United States Review of the 2018 term and a look ahead to the 2019 term commencing in October.
 
Session 2: Getting Cert Granted The Supreme Court of the United States receives thousands of petitions every year and grants review in a tiny fraction of those cases. Explore the art and science of earning a spot on the Court’s docket, highlighting recent examples of cases that did (and didn’t) make the cut.
 
Session 3: The Evolving Law of Federal Official Immunity Over the past few years, the Supreme Court has continued to expand the scope of various official immunity doctrines, even as a growing array of judges and academic commentators have called for revisiting the circumstances in which individual government officers can be held personally liable for unlawful conduct. Hear an update both on the key cases in the field and the prospects for potentially dramatic reforms thereto.
 
Session 4: State of the Fifth Circuit Review Fifth Circuit operations and case-load challenges during the last year.

Session 5: U.S. Fifth Circuit Update Examine recent opinions and trends from the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
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Total Credit Hours:
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TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2020

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

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1. Update on the Supreme Court of the United States (Jul 2019)

Jeremy C. Marwell

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Video (mp4) 31 mins
Audio (mp3) 31 mins
Slides (pdf) 16 pgs

SESSION 1 — 31 mins, credit 0.50

Session 1:

Update on the Supreme Court of the United States (Jul 2019)

Review of the 2018 term and a look ahead to the 2019 term commencing in October.

Originally presented at: Jun 2019 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Jeremy C. Marwell, Vinson & Elkins LLP - Washington, DC

2. Getting Cert Granted (Jul 2019)

Carl Cecere, Daniel L. Geyser

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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Video (mp4) 35 mins
Audio (mp3) 35 mins
Paper (pdf) 14 pgs
Slides (pdf) 9 pgs

SESSION 2 — 35 mins, credit 0.50

Session 2:

Getting Cert Granted (Jul 2019)

The Supreme Court of the United States receives thousands of petitions every year and grants review in a tiny fraction of those cases. Explore the art and science of earning a spot on the Court’s docket, highlighting recent examples of cases that did (and didn’t) make the cut.

Originally presented at: Jun 2019 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Carl Cecere, Cecere PC - Dallas, TX
Daniel L. Geyser, Geyser P.C. - Dallas, TX

3. The Evolving Law of Federal Official Immunity (Jul 2019)

Stephen Vladeck

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Video (mp4) 29 mins
Audio (mp3) 30 mins
Slides (pdf) 10 pgs

SESSION 3 — 29 mins, credit 0.50

Session 3:

The Evolving Law of Federal Official Immunity (Jul 2019)

Over the past few years, the Supreme Court has continued to expand the scope of various official immunity doctrines, even as a growing array of judges and academic commentators have called for revisiting the circumstances in which individual government officers can be held personally liable for unlawful conduct. Hear an update both on the key cases in the field and the prospects for potentially dramatic reforms thereto.

Originally presented at: Jun 2019 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Stephen Vladeck, The University of Texas School of Law - Austin, TX

4. State of the Fifth Circuit (Jul 2019)

Hon. Priscilla R. Owen

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Video (mp4) 23 mins
Audio (mp3) 23 mins

SESSION 4 — 23 mins, credit 0.50

Session 4:

State of the Fifth Circuit (Jul 2019)

Review Fifth Circuit operations and case-load challenges during the last year.

Originally presented at: Jun 2019 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Hon. Priscilla R. Owen, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit - Austin, TX

5. U.S. Fifth Circuit Update (Jul 2019)

David S. Coale

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Video (mp4) 26 mins
Audio (mp3) 26 mins
Paper (pdf) 18 pgs
Slides (pdf) 17 pgs

SESSION 5 — 26 mins, credit 0.50

Session 5:

U.S. Fifth Circuit Update (Jul 2019)

Examine recent opinions and trends from the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Originally presented at: Jun 2019 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

David S. Coale, Lynn Pinker Cox & Hurst, LLP - Dallas, TX