The Federalist Society

2010 National Lawyers Convention

Controlling Government: The Framers, the Tea Parties and the Constitution

Start : Thursday, November 18, 2010 9:00 AM

End   : Saturday, November 20, 2010 6:00 PM


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Location:
The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036


2010 National Lawyers ConventionThe Federalist Society's National Lawyers Convention is scheduled for Thursday, November 18 through Saturday, November 20 at the Mayflower Hotel. The theme for this year's convention is "Controlling Government: The Framers, the Tea Parties and the Constitution." The Annual Dinner will take place the evening of Thursday, November 18 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel.

 

On-line registration for the 2010 Annual National Lawyers Convention is now closed.

On-site registration will begin Thursday morning at the Mayflower Hotel and run during the hours listed below. Currently, only the Thursday night Annual Dinner is sold out.

Registration Hours:
Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Click HERE to view the full schedule.

PDF Click HERE to download the state-by-state CLE Status chart.

Click HERE to view the convention fees.

 

2010 Lawyers Convention Annual Dinner

Featuring:

An Interview of Justice Antonin Scalia, with Jan Crawford of CBS News

Hon. Antonin Scalia
The Honorable Antonin Scalia
United States Supreme Court

Jan Crawford
Ms. Jan Crawford
CBS News Chief Legal Correspondent

(ticketed event) BLACK TIE OPTIONAL
Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street, NW
Thursday, November 18, 2010
7:00 p.m.

The Annual Dinner is now sold out.  All other events are still open.

 

Ninth Annual Barbara K. Olson Memorial Lecture

Featuring:

Judge Dennis Jacobs
The Honorable Dennis G. Jacobs

Chief Judge,
United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

(ticketed event)
The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Friday, November 19, 2010
5:15 p.m.

 

Annual Rosenkranz Debate and Luncheon

A Debate on the Constitutionality of Proposition 8

Featuring:

Richard Epstein
Prof. Richard A. Epstein
       Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law,     
New York University School of Law

and

William Eskridge Jr.
Prof. William N. Eskridge, Jr.
John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence,
Yale Law School

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Saturday, November 20, 2010
12:30 p.m.

 

Discussion

When Does Regulation of the Private Sector Go Too Far?

Featuring:

Lanny Davis
Mr. Lanny J. Davis
Lanny J. Davis & Associates, LLC
 

and

Michael J. Madigan
Mr. Michael J. Madigan
Partner,
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Friday, November 19, 2010
9:00 a.m.

 

Addresses By

Mitch McConnell
The Honorable Mitch McConnell
United States Senator, Kentucky

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Thursday, November 18, 2010
9:00 a.m.

 

 Mike Pence
The Honorable Michael R. Pence
U.S. House of Representatives, Indiana

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Friday, November 19, 2010
2:30 p.m.

   

Michael Barone
Mr. Michael Barone
Senior Political Analyst,
The Washington Examiner

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Thursday, November 18, 2010
11:15 a.m.

     

Michael S. Lee
The Honorable Michael S. Lee
United States Senator-Elect, Utah

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Friday, November 19, 2010
2:00 p.m.

 

Showcase Panel Topics

  • Enumerated Powers, the Tenth Amendment, and Limited Government
  • Government of the People, by the People, and for the People?
  • Equality, Liberty, and Risk
  • Ideas for Structural Change: Term Limits, Reviving the Right to Civil Jury Trial, Moving Administrative Law Judges to Article III, and Others


Practice Group Breakout Sessions

  • Expansion of Federal Criminal Power: Too Much or Too Little?
  • Debating the Constitutionality of the Federal Health Care Legislation
  • The Creeping Federalization of Corporate Governance Law: The Dodd-Frank Bill
  • Minimizing Risk and Maximizing Reward: IP as Regulatory Policy or Property Right?
  • The Bloody Crossroads: Republican Party of Minnesota v. White Runs Into Caperton v. Massey
  • Immigration, the Arizona Statute, and E Pluribus Unum
  • Is There Any Remaining Limit to Federal Power?
  • Regulatory Power Unleashed?
  • The Constitutionality of the Dodd-Frank Financial Services Reform Act
  • Christian Legal Society vs. Martínez
  • Anonymity and The First Amendment
  • America as Hegemon and International Law
  • Limits to Government and Regulatory Authority: Comcast v. FCC
  • EPA: An Agency Gone Wild or Just Doing Its Job?
  • Rewriting the Telecomm Act: Has the Time Come?

Confirmed Speakers

  • Prof. Marvin Ammori, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law
  • Hon. Paul S. Atkins, Managing Director, Patomak Partners and former Member, United States Securities & Exchange Commission
  • Prof. John S. Baker, Jr., Dale E. Bennett Professor of Law, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
  • Prof. Randy E. Barnett, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Hon. Carlos T. Bea, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • Prof. Sara Sun Beale, Charles L.B. Lowndes Professor, Duke University School of Law
  • Mr. Bradford A. Berenson, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
  • Prof. Lillian R. BeVier, David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Ms. Kim Bobo, Executive Director, Interfaith Worker Justice
  • Prof. Carl T. Bogus, Professor of Law, Roger Williams University School of Law; Visiting Professor, Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University
  • Mr. Noah D. Bookbinder, Chief Counsel for Criminal Justice, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary
  • Mr. James Bopp, Jr., Bopp, Coleson, and Bostrom and General Counsel, James Madison Center for Free Speech
  • Prof. Steven G. Calabresi, George C. Dix Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law, and Chairman, The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy
  • Prof. Barry E. Carter, Director, Center for Transnational Business and the Law, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Mr. Michael A. Carvin, Partner, Jones Day
  • Hon. Ronald A. Cass, President, Cass & Associates, PC
  • Mr. Shawn H. Chang, Majority Counsel, Communications and Technology Policy, United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce
  • Hon. Michael Chertoff, Senior of Counsel, Covington & Burling LLP, and former Secretary, United States Department of Homeland Security
  • Mr. Jeffrey B. Clark, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • Mr. Roger Clegg, President and General Counsel, Center for Equal Opportunity
  • Prof. Robert D. Cooter, Herman F. Selvin Professor of Law, Director, Program in Law and Economics, University of California Berkeley School of Law
  • Hon. Richard Cordray, Ohio Attorney General
  • Hon. R. Edward “Ted” Cruz, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Hon. Kenneth T. Cuccinelli, II, Attorney General, Virginia
  • Mr. Parul P. Desai, Policy Analyst, Consumers Union
  • Mr. David D. Doniger, Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Hon. Frank H. Easterbrook, United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • Prof. John C. Eastman, Donald P. Kennedy Chair in Law, Director, Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, and former Dean,  Chapman University School of Law
  • Prof. Richard A. Epstein, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
  • Prof. William N. Eskridge, Jr., John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence, Yale Law School
  • Mr. David French, Director, Center for Academic Freedom, Alliance Defense Fund
  • Prof. Charles Fried, Beneficial Professor of Law, Harvard University Law School and former Justice, Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts
  • Prof. Brett M. Frischmann, Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
  • Prof. Richard W. Garnett, IV, Associate Dean, University of Notre Dame Law School
  • Prof. Michael J. Gerhardt, Samuel Ashe Distinguished Professor in Constitutional Law, Director, Center for Law and Government, University of North Carolina School of Law
  • Hon. C. Boyden Gray, Gray & Schmitz LLP, and former U.S. Ambassador to the European Union
  • Prof. Lawrence A. Hamermesh, Attorney Fellow, Division of Corporation Finance, Office of the Chief Counsel, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Professor of Law, Widener University School of Law
  • Hon. Thomas M. Hardiman, United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • Prof. Thomas W. Hazlett, Professor of Law & Economics, George Mason University School of Law and Director of the Information Economy Project, The National Center for Technology and Law
  • Hon. James C. Ho, Solicitor General of Texas
  • Prof. Christine Jolls, Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor of Law and Organization, Yale Law School
  • Hon. Edith H. Jones, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • Hon. Brett M. Kavanaugh, United States Court of Appeals, DC Circuit
  • Mr. Douglas T. Kendall, President, Constitutional Accountability Center
  • Prof. Kris W. Kobach, Daniel L. Brenner/UMKC Scholar and Professor of Law, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law and Secretary of State-elect, Kansas
  • Prof. Ronald M. Levin, Henry Hitchcock Professor of Law, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
  • Hon. Victoria A. Lipnic, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Mr. Jordan Lorence, Senior Counsel and Senior Vice President, Office of Strategic Initiatives, Alliance Defense Fund
  • Hon. Daniel E. Lungren, U.S. House of Representatives, California
  • Mr. Jeffrey Mahoney, General Counsel, Council of Institutional Investors
  • Hon. Roger R. Martella, Jr. Partner, Sidley Austin LLP and former General Counsel, Environmental Protection Agency
  • Prof. Lloyd Hitoshi Mayer, University of Notre Dame Law School
  • Hon. Robert M. McDowell, Federal Communications Commission
  • Prof. Margaret E. McGuinness, Saint John's University School of Law
  • Mr. Patrick McSweeney, Legal Advisor, Virginia TEA Party Patriots Federation
  • Hon. Edwin Meese III, Ronald Reagan Distinguished Fellow in Public Policy and Chairman, Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, The Heritage Foundation, and former United States Attorney General
  • Prof. Thomas W. Merrill, Charles Evans Hughes Professor of Law, Columbia University School of Law
  • Hon. Paul R. Michel (ret.), United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • Prof. John O. McGinnis, Stanford Clinton Sr. and Zylpha Killbride Clinton Research Professor, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Hon. Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • Ms. Maureeen K. Ohlhausen, Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer, LLP
  • Hon. Barrington D. Parker, Jr., United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • Prof. Michael Stokes Paulsen, Distinguished University Chair and Professor, University of Saint Thomas School of Law
  • Hon. Thomas R. Phillips, Partner, Baker Botts LLP, and former Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Texas
  • Dr. Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, B. Kenneth Simon Chair in Constitutional Studies, and Director, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute
  • Hon. William H. Pryor Jr., United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • Hon. A. Raymond Randolph, United States Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • Mr. Brandon Rees, Deputy Director, AFL-CIO Office of Investment
  • Prof. Joel R. Reidenberg, Professor of Law and Director, Center on Law and Information Policy, Fordham University School of Law
  • Mr. David B. Rivkin, Jr., Partner, Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Hon. Patience Drake Roggensack, Wisconsin Supreme Court
  • Prof. Jeffrey Rosen, Professor of Law, The George Washington University and Legal Affairs Editor, The New Republic
  • Mr. Austin Schlick, General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission
  • Prof. Mark F. Schultz, Southern Illinois University School of Law
  • Hon. David B. Sentelle, United States Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • Prof. Rena I. Steinzor, Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of Law and President, Center for Progressive Reform
  • Prof. Bradley A. Smith, Josiah H. Blackmore II/Shirley M. Nault Designated Professor of Law, Capital University Law School
  • Hon. Jerry E. Smith, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • Mr. Paul M. Smith, Partner, Jenner & Block LLP
  • Ms. Gigi Sohn, President and Founder, Public Knowledge
  • Prof. Margaret D. Stock, Adjunct Instructor of the Department of Political Science, University of Alaska Anchorage, and Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.), Military Police Corps, United State Army Reserve
  • Hon. David R. Stras, Minnesota Supreme Court
  • Hon. Jeffrey S. Sutton, United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • Hon. Diane S. Sykes, United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • Hon. Thomas J. Tauke, Executive Vice President of Public Affairs, Policy and Communications, Verizon Communications, and former U.S. Representative, Iowa
  • Hon. Clifford W. Taylor, Ave Maria School of Law and former Chief Justice, Michigan Supreme Court
  • Ms. Sarah B. Teslik, Senior Vice President, Policy and Governance, Apache Corporation
  • Prof. Mark V. Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Harvard University Law School
  • Mr. C. Gibson Vance, Shareholder, Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, PC and President, American Association for Justice
  • Prof. Eugene Volokh, Gary T. Schwartz Professor of Law, University of California at Los Angeles School of Law
  • Hon. Peter J. Wallison, Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Financial Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute
  • Mr. Howard W. Waltzman, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
  • Prof. Ruth Wedgwood, Johns Hopkins University, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies
  • Hon. J. Harvie Wilkinson, III, United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • Mr. Pete Williams, Justice Correspondent, NBC News
  • Prof. Arthur E. Wilmarth, Jr., Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School
  • Prof. John C. Yoo, University of Califonrnia, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law


Agenda:

Up to 20 hours of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits have been requested, including ethics credits.  

Click HERE to view the full schedule.

Registration details:

2010 National Lawyers Convention

Click HERE to view the full schedule.

PDF Click HERE to download the state-by-state CLE Status chart.

Click HERE to view the convention fees.

Lodging

Reserve early! Washington, D.C. hotels are becoming booked very quickly for the fall convention season. To reserve overnight accommodations for the Convention, please contact The Mayflower directly:

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 347-3000

Inquire about the special rate of $239 per night offered to Federalist Society Convention registrants. The lodging deadline for the Mayflower has been extended until November 9. Registrants must secure hotel rooms by then in order to receive the discounted rate. Specify "Federalist Society" when contacting the Mayflower. If the Mayflower is booked and you cannot secure a room, contact the Society at (202) 822-8138 for assistance.

 



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