Center for American Progress

: Three Cases that Could Change America: The 2014–15 Supreme Court Term
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Three Cases that Could Change America: The 2014–15 Supreme Court Term

10:00 - 11:30 AM EDT

Over the next several weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide a series of cases that could have a lasting impact on our Constitution and country. Three major cases that remain undecided will likely define the legacy of Chief Justice John Roberts’ tenure in what has been called the U.S. Supreme Court “term of the century.” The first, King v. Burwell, could gut the protections of the Affordable Care Act and send the health insurance marketplace into a death-spiral. Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. could threaten the protections of the Fair Housing Act of 1968 and make fighting discrimination in housing—and possibly all civil rights cases—far more challenging. Finally, in Obergefell v. Hodges, the justices could provide crucial protections for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, community by instituting marriage equality for all.

Please join the Center for American Progress for a panel discussion on what is at stake and what to expect in the final weeks of this critical Supreme Court term.

Welcoming Remarks:
Winnie Stachelberg, Executive Vice President, External Affairs, Center for American Progress

Featured panelists:
Michele L. Jawando, Vice President, Legal Progress, Center for American Progress
Roberta A. Kaplan, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Ian Millhiser, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

Lisa Rice, Executive Vice President, National Fair Housing Alliance
Elizabeth G. Taylor, Executive Director, National Health Law Program

Moderated by:
Ari Melber, Chief Legal Correspondent, MSNBC

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