16th Annual Faculty Conference
Start : Friday, January 3, 2014 1:00 PM
End : Saturday, January 4, 2014 6:00 PM
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Warwick New York Hotel
65 W 54th St.
New York, NY 10019
The 16th Annual Federalist Society Faculty Conference will be held on January 3-4, 2014 in New York City. The purpose of our Annual Faculty Conferences is to provide an opportunity for those interested in the Society to share ideas and scholarship with each other.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 2014
Introductory Lunch: Online Education Projects and Opportunities
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Panel 1: Is IP Property or Government-Conferred Monopoly?
1:00 - 2:45 p.m.
- Prof. Greg Dolin, University of Baltimore School of Law
- Prof. Irina Manta, Hofstra University School of Law
- Prof. David Olson, Boston College Law School
- Prof. Adam Mossoff, George Mason University School of Law
- Moderator: Scott Kieff, International Trade Commission
Panel 2: Are agencies entitled to deference in determining the limits of their own power?
3:00 - 4:45 p.m.
- Prof. Christopher Walker, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
- Prof. Frederick (Andy) Hessick, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
- Prof. John Duffy, University of Virginia School of Law
- Prof. Gregory Maggs, George Washington University Law School
- Moderator: Prof. John McGinnis, Northwestern University Law School
Seven-Minute Presentations of Works in Progress - Part I
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Reception: Co-Sponsored with the Fund for American Studies
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 4, 2014
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Public Interest Litigation Workshop
8:30 - 9:15 a.m.
- Prof. Eugene Volokh, UCLA School of Law
Panel 3: Natural Law and Natural Rights
9:30 - 11:15 a.m.
- Prof. Michael Baur, Fordham University School of Law, "What Rights Are and Why There Are Any: What the Classical (Aristotelian-Thomistic) Natural Law Approach Has to Say"
- Lt. Col. Brian Bengs, NATO School, "Self Defense Under Siege: The Role of Individual Self Defense in the Battlespace"
- Commenter: Prof. Michael Moreland, Villanova University School of Law
- Commenter: Prof. Jeremy Rabkin, George Mason University School of Law
- Commenter: Roderick Hills Jr., New York University School of Law
- Moderator: Michael Uhlmann, Claremont Graduate University
Seven-Minute Presentations of Works in Progress - Part II
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Lunch Debate: Is Privacy Regulation Likely to Reduce the Value of the Internet?
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
- Prof. Paul Rubin, Emory University School of Law
- Prof. Ryan Calo, University of Washington School of Law
- Moderator: Prof. William Kovacic, George Washington University Law Center
Young Legal Scholars Paper Presentations
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
- Prof. Andrew Kent, Fordham University School of Law, "Are Damages Different? Bivens and National Security"
- Prof. Joshua Kleinfeld, Northwestern University School of Law, "Redressive Justice"
- Dr. Robert Leider, Law Clerk to the Hon. Diane Sykes, "Federalism and the Military Power of the United States"
- Prof. Aaron Nielson, BYU Law School, "In Defense of Formal Rulemaking"
- Prof. Ozan Varol, Lewis & Clark Law School, "Temporary Constitutions"
- Commenter: Prof. Thomas Merrill, Columbia Law School
- Moderator: Prof. Steven Calabresi, Northwestern Law School
Light Reception: Sponsored by the Institute for Humane Studies
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
There is no cost to attend this event.
Please register online today.