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Join the Discussion: Supreme Court Twitter Chat — #SCOTUSchat

On Wednesday, July 2, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET, Bloomberg BNA will hold a Twitter Chat with a panel of Supreme Court experts to discuss the Supreme Court decisions that were handed down this term.

To participate, log in to Twitter, and tweet your questions and comments with the hashtag, #SCOTUSchat. If you do not have a Twitter account, you can still follow the discussion below.


Tom Goldstein
Goldstein & Russell, P.C.
Co-founder and Publisher

Tom Goldstein is an appellate advocate, best known as one of the nation’s most experienced Supreme Court practitioners. He has served as counsel to the petitioner or respondent in roughly 10% of all of the Court’s merits cases for the past 15 years (approximately 100 in total), personally arguing 31.

Tom Taylor
Assistant Managing Editor
Bloomberg BNA

Tom Taylor joined Bloomberg BNA’s United States Law Week in 2010. He is the Assistant Managing Editor and covers the U.S. Supreme Court and federal courts of appeals. Prior to joining Bloomberg BNA, Taylor practiced with the international law firm of Winston & Strawn LLP in both Washington and New York. Taylor is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and also earned a degree in Economics from the University of Virginia College of Arts & Sciences. He is licensed to practice in the District of Columbia.

Elizabeth B. Wydra
Chief Counsel
Constitutional Accountability Center

Elizabeth frequently participates in Supreme Court litigation and has argued several important cases in the federal courts of appeals. She joined the Constitutional Accountability Center from private practice at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges in San Francisco. Elizabeth was also a supervising attorney and teaching fellow at the Georgetown University Law Center appellate litigation clinic, a law clerk for Judge James R. Browning of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, and has appeared on television as a legal expert for NBC, ABC, CNN, Fox News, and Fox Business Channel..

Ilya Shapiro
Senior Fellow
Cato Institute

Ilya Shapiro is a senior fellow in constitutional studies at the Cato Institute and editor-in-chief of the Cato Supreme Court Review. He has contributed to a variety of academic, popular, and professional publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, L.A. Times, USA Today, National Law Journal, Weekly Standard, New York Times Online, and National Review Online. Before entering private practice, Shapiro clerked for Judge E. Grady Jolly of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, while living in Mississippi and traveling around the Deep South. He holds an A.B. from Princeton University, an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics, and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School (where he became a Tony Patiño Fellow). Shapiro is a member of the bars of New York, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

John P. Elwood
Vinson & Elkins

John Elwood is an experienced Supreme Court and appellate litigator, who has served as an assistant to the Solicitor General and as senior deputy in the Office of Legal Counsel. He is also an adviser to the University of Virginia School of Law Supreme Court Litigation Clinic and authors the popular “Relist Watch” feature on SCOTUSblog.

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