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Jenner & Block Partner Jessica Ring Amunson was a panelist for a roundtable discussion hosted by the American Bar Association’s Appellate Practice Committee on notable upcoming cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as the impact of recent retirements and nominations to the Court. The panel was held on September 17, 2018. Focusing on upcoming constitutional cases of note, Ms. Amunson discussed four cases the Court will hear this Term that raise issues regarding stare decisis and the Court’s fidelity to past precedent.
Ms. Amunson is co-chair of Jenner & Block’s Appellate and Supreme Court Practice. An experienced litigator, she has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court and multiple federal and state courts of appeals and has filed dozens of briefs in those courts. In the Court’s last Term, she argued and won Class v. United States, which raised important issues about the impact of a criminal defendant’s guilty plea.