Wednesday, June 23, 2021

That SCOTUS Commission: Witnesses Announced

 [The following announcement is up on the Presidential Commission on SCOTUS’s website.  DRE.]

The Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States will hold its next meeting on June 30, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST (agenda). This meeting will be conducted virtually. For information on how to register for the meeting, please refer to the notice in the Federal Register.

The purpose of this meeting is to hear testimony from subject matter experts. This testimony will be organized into four panels.

Panel #1: The Contemporary Debate over Supreme Court Reform: Origins and Perspectives

Laura Kalman, Kim Scheppele, Noah Feldman, Michael McConnell, Niko Bowie

Panel #2: The Court’s Role in Our Constitutional System 

Samuel Moyn, Maya Sen, Rosalind Dixon, Charles Fried, Ilan Wurman

Panel #3: Case Selection and Review at the Supreme Court

Stephen Vladeck, Michael Dreeben, Deepak Gupta, Samuel Bray, Christina Swarns

Panel #4: Access to Justice and Transparency in the Operation of the Supreme Court

Amy Howe, Judith Resnik, Allison Orr Larsen, Russell Wheeler

The Commission also intends to hold panels at its July meeting, tentatively planned for July 20. Additional details will follow.