United States v. Rahimi: A Supreme Court Moot at Villanova Law, 11/03

Part of Villanova Law's “Building Bridges” Series


Friday, November 3
12:30 p.m.

Martin G. McGuinn ’67 Ceremonial Courtroom (Room 201)
John F. Scarpa Hall


Villanova Law will host top appellate advocates to moot an upcoming Supreme Court case. Michelle Kallen, partner at Jenner & Block, and Michael McGinley, partner at Dechert, will argue United States v. Rahimi. Hon. Joshua Wolson, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, will lead a panel of faculty judges.

According to SCOTUSblog, the issue presented is whether 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(8), which prohibits the possession of firearms by persons subject to domestic violence restraining orders, violates the Second Amendment on its face.

This event is part of Villanova Law’s “Building Bridges” series, which provides a public forum to bring together leaders with differing views to engage respectfully with each other on important topics while demonstrating civil discourse within our community. This event is open to the Villanova community.

This event may qualify as a Professional Engagement Activity for the purposes of Professional Development II and Professional Development III if attendance at this event advances your goals and contributes to the development of your professional identity as outlined in the syllabus for Professional Development.