Cato Supreme Court Review: 2015-2016 by Ilya ShapiroCato Supreme Court Review: 2015-2016 by Ilya Shapiro

Cato Supreme Court Review: 2015-2016

EditorIlya Shapiro

Paperback | November 7, 2016

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Now in it's 15th year, theCato Supreme Court Reviewbrings together leading legal scholars to analyze key cases from the Court's most recent term, plus cases coming up. Topics in the 2015-2016 edition include affirmative action (Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin), executive power and immigration (United States v. Texas), religious liberty (Zubik v. Burwell), judicial scrutiny and abortion (Whole Women's Health v. Hellerstadt), and public corruption (McDonnell v. United States).
Ilya Shapiro is a senior fellow in constitutional studies and editor-in-chief of the Cato Supreme Court Review. Before joining Cato he was Special Assistant/Advisor to the Multi-National Force-Iraq on rule of law issues; practiced international, political, commercial, and antitrust litigation at Patton Boggs LLP and Cleary Gottlieb LLP...
Title:Cato Supreme Court Review: 2015-2016Format:PaperbackDimensions:250 pages, 9.03 × 5.96 × 0.94 inPublished:November 7, 2016Publisher:Cato InstituteLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

FOREWORD - TheReview's publisher... TBD By Roger Pilon

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION -Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin- For a second time, the Court looks at whether and how UT-Austin can use racial preferences in admissions. By Peter Kirsanow

EXECUTIVE POWER AND IMMIGRATION -United States v. Texas- Is President Obama's executive action on immigration legal? By Josh Blackman

ONE PERSON, ONE VOTE -Evenwel v. Abbott- When states draw legislative districts, must they equalize people or voters? By Hans von Spakovsky

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY -Zubik v. Burwell- Various religious nonprofits contend that the "accommodation" to Obamacare's contraceptive mandate still violates their rights under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. By Mark Rienzi

JUDICIAL SCRUTINY AND ABORTION -Whole Women's Health v. Hellerstadt- How much should courts look into whether regulations actually serve the governmental interest asserted to justify them. By Elizabeth Price Foley

PUBLIC CORRUPTION -McDonnell v. United States- Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell accepted gifts from and met with a businessman, but never used his power to help him (nor pressured others to do so). Can his behavior still be prosecuted? By Harvey Silverglate & Emma Quinn-Judge

PROPERTY RIGHTS -U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers v. Hawkes Co.- Can property owners go to court to challenge an agency action that imperils the use of their land? By Steven Eagle

Asset FOrfeiture-Luis v. United States- Does the pretrial freeze of assets unconnected to any crime violate a defendant's Sixth Amendment right to counsel of choice? By David B. Smith, Gabriel Latner, Terrance G. Reed & Howard Srebnick

CLASS ACTIONS -Tyson Foods Inc. v. Bouaphakeo- Can a class action be certified based on statistical sampling even though this guarantees that, if the lawsuit is successful, some class members will be overcompensated and others undercompensated? By Andrew J. Trask


ON ORIGINALISM AND LIBERTY - In this written version of the 2015 B. Kenneth Simon Lecture in Constitutional Thought, Professor Steven G. Calabresi examines the relevance of Magna Carta and natural rights to liberty under U.S. constitutional law.

LOOKING AHEAD - Law professor and "Instapundit" Glenn Harlan Reynolds takes a gander at the 2016-2017 term.