August 8, 2024 Supreme Court Roundup with Blaine Evanson

The Orange County Federalist Society Lawyers Chapter is pleased to host Blaine Evanson to provide a summary of the most significant United States Supreme Court cases from the 2023-2024 term. Blaine will provide an overview of some of the key decisions, including the Moody v. Netchoice case pitting free speech against online platform regulation; the Smith v. California First Amendment case involving protest activities; and the United States v. Lopez Commerce Clause case. 


When: Thursday August 8 at 11:30 a.m. (registration), 12:00 p.m. (lunch)

NOTE NEW LAGUNA NIGUEL VENUEBottega Angelina32441 Golden Lantern, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

Cost: $35/members, $45/non-members, $25/students, for lunch and 1 hour of MCLE credit (the Federalist Society is a California State Bar approved provider of MCLE).

RSVP and Pay: To RSVP and pay by credit card, please visit the Federalist Society event page here.

To pay by cash or check at the door, please send an RSVP to Tim Kowal at and make checks payable to “The Federalist Society.”

*** Please email us if you have have any dietary concerns. ***

Blaine H. Evanson is a partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in Orange County, California, practicing primarily in the appellate and constitutional law practice group. He has represented clients in several matters before the Supreme Court of the United States and in federal and state appellate courts around the country. He has experience across a broad array of industries and subject matter areas, at all stages of litigation. He has received many accolades for his appellate practice, including from Law360, Euromoney, Benchmark Litigation, The Best Lawyers in America, and California “Super Lawyers.” Mr. Evanson is also a member of the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers. Before coming to BYU, he taught courses in constitutional law at the University of Southern California and University of California, Irvine law schools.

Mr. Evanson graduated from Columbia Law School, where he was a James Kent Scholar and a Senior Editor on the Columbia Law Review. After graduation, he served as a law clerk for Judge A. Raymond Randolph of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

At BYU Law School, Mr. Evanson teaches Constitutional Law in Commercial Litigation, a course which analyzes current issues in constitutional law that are actively litigated by companies in commercial litigation.

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