American University Law Faculty, SCOTUS Blog Founder Tom Goldstein Analyze What’s Next for U.S. Supreme Court

AUWCL constitutional law faculty and SCOTUS Blog Founder Tom Goldstein '95 discuss the future of the Supreme Court without Justice Scalia


On Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 3 p.m., American University Washington College of Law constitutional law faculty and Supreme Court experts were joined by AUWCL alum and SCOTUSblog Founder Tom Goldstein for a panel presentation on “What’s Next for the U.S. Supreme Court?” The program addressed a range of issues facing the country following the unexpected death of long-time Associate Justice Antonin Scalia this past weekend.

Topics included:

  • Justice Scalia’s legacy and how his absence will change the dynamics of the Court
  • Ramifications on cases still pending this term
  • Next steps for the political parties and President Obama
  • Expert takes on potential replacement nominees – “Who should be nominated?” and “Who will be nominated?”