Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Revised Conference Announcement and Call for Papers: The Past, Present and Future of Supreme Court Jurisprudence on ERISA
The Center for Tax Law and Employee Benefits announces a one-day symposium for leading scholars, practitioners and policy makers, with papers to be published in The John Marshall Law Review, spring 2012 edition
When: Monday, April 16, 2012
Where: The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL
From the conference website:
Through a national call for papers, we wish to assemble a panel of academics, practitioners, and policy makers, to present papers on the past, present and future expectations of US Supreme Court jurisprudence on ERISA. Topics may include discussions and forecasts on a variety of topics, including:
• Deference to plan administrator decisions after Conkright v. Frommert (2010);
• Preemption of state laws after Aetna Health Inc. v Davila (2004);
• Remedies for violations of ERISA after Cigna Corp. v. Amara (2011);
• Attorneys fees after Hardt v. Reliance Standard (2011);
• Intersection with other Federal laws (such as PPACA, or others); or
• Other ERISA issues where there is a split in the Circuits.
More information about this conference and call for papers can be found here.