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A Discussion about Judicial Review of Federalism - Event Audio/Video

Federalism & Separation of Powers Practice Group
Randy E. Barnett, Jesse H. Choper, Michael S. Greve September 18, 2008
On September 12, 2008, the Federalist Society and the American Enterprise Institute co-sponsored a conference titled "The Future of Federalism." This panel featured Prof. Randy Barnett of Georgetown Law, Prof. Jesse Choper of UC Berkeley Law, and Dr. Michael Greve of AEI as the moderator.

ABA Praises Decision in Arizona v. United States

ABA Watch August 2012
August 03, 2012

ABA Praises Decision in Arizona v. United StatesABA President Bill Robinson praised the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Arizona v. United States, which held that three provisions of S.B. 1070, Arizona’s immigration law, were preempted by federal law. The ABA filed an amicus brief in the case, arguing that the law should be overturned. The Association maintained that “immigration law and policy are and must remain uniquely federal, with states having no role in immigration enforcement except pursuant to federal authorization and oversight.” The ABA’s Commission on Immigration influenced the ABA’s brief in the case. The Commission has provided pro bono assistance to detainees on the Mexican border... [Read more!]

ABA Watch August 2010

Table of Contents
August 04, 2010
ABA WatchIn this issue, we offer an overview of the members of the ABA's Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary, and we discuss its evaluation of United States Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. We also discuss a recent amicus brief submitted by the ABA concerning Arizona's immigration law and the ABA's honorees at this year's annual meeting. And, as in the past, we digest and summarize actions before the House of Delegates. [More]

Address by Scott Walker - Event Audio/Video

2013 National Lawyers Convention
Scott Walker, Dean A. Reuter November 22, 2013

Scott WalkerGovernor Scott Walker of Wisconsin addressed attendees of the Federalist Society's 2013 National Lawyers Convention on Friday, November 15, at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. Governor Walker was introduced by Mr. Dean A. Reuter, Vice President & Director of Practice Groups for the Federalist Society. [Watch or listen now!]

Address by William H. Pryor Jr. - Event Audio/Video

Federalism & Separation of Powers Practice Group
William H. Pryor Jr. September 18, 2008
On September 12, 2008, the Federalist Society and the American Enterprise Institute co-sponsored a conference titled "The Future of Federalism." This luncheon address was delivered by Judge William H. Pryor, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.