Property rights or protected wetlands? Economic liberty or COVID mask mandates? Equality before the law or racial equity and affirmative action?
These are among many furiously divisive policy battles playing out at the Supreme Court.
The courts are more important than ever today, as the nation grapples with a number of important, divisive policy battles. For its part, the Supreme Court will have the last word this year in cases weighing property rights and protected wetlands, Congress’ ability to delegate authority, affirmative action in education, and religious speech in public schools.
Fortunately, it doesn’t take a law degree to understand how our legal system works. All you need is an internet connection and a little bit of time, and Pacific Legal Foundation will take it from there!
Please join us for Litigation 101, the second in our four-part series, Pulling Back the Curtain on Public Interest Law, designed for policy professionals who want to learn more about how law works. Veteran public interest litigator Deborah La Fetra will guide you through this introductory, soup-to-nuts crash course on the American legal system.
From the anatomy of a court case to getting a case before the Supreme Court, find out how you, as a policy professional, can play a role.