July 10 - Law Enforcement
1pm – 2pm
SLLC Presents: Supreme Court Police Cases
*FREE LIVE FOR IMLA MEMBERS! CLE available to Kitchen Sink Subscribers and in some cases to others but fees may apply.
The Supreme Court decided no shortage of police cases this term. Topics covered range from forfeitures to fabrication of evidence to First Amendment retaliatory arrest. Join Lauren Kuley, Squire Patton Boggs, who wrote the SLLC/IMLA amicus brief in a Fourth Amendment impaired driving case and Spencer Driscoll, Sidley Austin, who wrote the SLLC/IMLA amicus brief in a case involving the double jeopardy’s “separate sovereigns” exception in a discussion of the impact of all the police cases on states and local governments.
Speakers: Spencer Driscoll, Lauren Kuley & Lisa Soronen
Spencer Driscoll is a litigation associate who represents individual and corporate clients in appeals, civil litigation and in various stages of government and internal investigations. Spencer maintains an active pro bono practice, which includes amicus briefing in the U.S. Supreme Court, and indigent criminal representation in the D.C. Court of Appeals and D.C. Superior Court. He has also represented low-income tenants in D.C. Superior Court.
Lauren Kuley is an experienced appellate practitioner and leads successful motions practice in complex litigation. She has argued and won appeals in federal and state appellate courts. She has successfully petitioned for review in the US Supreme Court and led the merits briefing team in obtaining a unanimous reversal for a Fortune 500 company. She has obtained dismissal of high-stakes putative class action claims and federal RICO claims. Lauren also serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Law where she teaches the Sixth Circuit Clinic and represents indigent individuals. Lauren was previously a law clerk to The Honorable Judge Karen Nelson Moore of the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. After clerking, Lauren served as the Simon Karas Fellow in the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, where she represented the state on appeal. In that position, she argued and won cases for the state before the Ohio Supreme Court and the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Lisa Soronen is the Executive Director of the State and Local Legal Center (SLLC). Prior to joining the SLLC, Ms. Soronen worked for the National School Boards Association, the Wisconsin Association of School Boards, and clerked for the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.