- Professor Randy Barnett, Georgetown Law
A Conversation on Judging
Disney's Boardwalk Inn
Lake Buena Vista, FL
Hans A. von Spakovsky, Manager, Election Law Reform Initiative and Senior Legal Fellow of the Heritage Foundation’s Edwin Meese III Center for legal and Judicial Studies, and Pepperdine Law Professor Derek Muller debate the meaning of one-person/one-vote in the Supreme Court’s upcoming case Evenwel v. Abbott.
As always, the Federalist Society takes no position on particular legal or public policy issues; all expressions of opinion are those of the speaker.
Gail Heriot, Professor of Law at the University of San Diego school of law, discusses Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin in which the Fifth Circuit re-endorsed the use of racial preferences in undergraduate admissions decisions. Fisher alleges that the use of such preferences violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. The University of Texas denies violating the Constitution.
The Eighth Annual Rosenkranz Debate was held on November 14, 2015, during The Federalist Society's 2015 National Lawyers Convention. RESOLVED: The Constitution is designed for a moral and religious people and it's wholly unsuited for the government of any other.
Eighth Annual Rosenkranz Debate
4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.