Arlington, VA (January 27, 2022) – The C. Boyden Gray Center at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School will host a webinar on Monday, January 31, 2022, from 12:00-1:30 p.m. EST to discuss the Supreme Court’s term so far and upcoming scheduled cases.
This webinar titled, “The Administrative State Goes to Court: A ‘Halftime’ Analysis of the Supreme Court’s Term,” will include a panel discussion on the current state of the Supreme Court’s constitutional and administrative law cases. Panelists will also cover the Court’s pending cases, cases that have potential to be added to the Court’s docket, and recent decisions regarding the OSHA and HHS vaccine mandates.
The webinar will feature two insightful Supreme Court advocates and the Gray Center’s co-executive directors:
- Deepak Gupta, Founding Principal, Gupta Wessler PLLC; Lecturer, Harvard Law School
Deepak Gupta is a veteran advocate before the Supreme Court, and he has handled cases before all thirteen federal circuits, several state supreme courts, and trial courts nationwide, and has testified multiple times before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. His work routinely spans a wide range of issues, including administrative law, constitutional law, class actions, and consumer and worker rights. Deepak is also a lecturer at Harvard Law School, where he teaches a seminar on arbitration and is an instructor in the Harvard Supreme Court Litigation Clinic.
- Hashim M. Mooppan, Partner, Jones Day
Hashim Mooppan is an experienced appellate litigator and legal strategist. A former clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia, Mr. Mooppan is a partner in the Issues & Appeals practice at Jones Day, and he previously held leadership positions in the two premier appellate offices in the U.S. Department of Justice, as Counselor to the Solicitor General and Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Appellate Staff. Mr. Mooppan has argued four cases in the U.S. Supreme Court and dozens more in the lower federal courts.
- Adam White, Co-Executive Director, The Gray Center; Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
Adam White is Co-Executive Director of the Gray Center and a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. He is also a public member of the Administrative Conference of the United States, and he has served on the leadership councils for the administrative law sections of both the American Bar Association and the Federalist Sociey. After clerking for Judge David Sentelle of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Adam practiced constitutional and regulatory law in Washington.
- Moderator: Jennifer Mascott, Assistant Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University; Co-Executive Director, The Gray Center
Jennifer Mascott is Co-Executive Director of the Gray Center and an Assistant Professor of Law at the Antonin Scalia Law School. Professor Mascott writes in the areas of administrative and constitutional law and the separation of powers. Her scholarship has been cited by the Supreme Court and has been published in the Stanford Law Review and several other journals. She is a former law clerk to Justice Thomas and to then-Judge Kavanaugh of the D.C. Circuit.
The webinar is free to attend.
About the Gray Center: The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State (the Gray Center) is dedicated to fostering significant legal scholarship on new and timeless questions about the modern administrative state, to elevate and improve debates occurring in the courts, in Congress, the executive branch, and in the broader public.
Since its founding in 2015, initially under the leadership of Professor Neomi Rao and now Adam White and Jennifer Mascott, the Gray Center has hosted hundreds of scholars, practitioners, and policymakers to research and debate the constitutional and practical issues of administrative power and discretion.
At George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School, across the Potomac River from our nation’s capital, the Gray Center serves as a bridge between the work of academia and the work of courts, Congress, the executive branch, and private practitioners.