Fifth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference

The Relationship between Congress and the Executive Branch

Start : Wednesday, May 17, 2017 09:00 AM
End : Wednesday, May 17, 2017 06:00 PM

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The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

Featured Speakers:
Ronald A. Cass
Neil Eggleston
Todd F. Gaziano
Sally Greenberg
Kathleen Grillo
Lisa Heinzerling
Grace Koh
Michael S. Lee
Abbott (Tad) Lipsky
James C. Miller
David M. McIntosh
Mike J. Rogers
David C. Vladeck
Adam J. White
Benjamin Wittes
M. Edward Whelan


The Fifth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference will examine the changing and often convoluted relationship between the legislative and the executive branches in the United States government. This daylong conference will feature plenary panels, addresses, and breakout panels on topics such as “The Unitary Executive,” “Chevron Deference,” and “Congressional Oversight of Voting Rights.”

The Conference will begin with an opening address by Senator Mike Lee.


Welcome & Plenary Panel: What is Congress Doing to Reassert its Power over Agencies? 
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

The Unitary Executive through Presidents Bush, Obama, and Trump 
10:45 a.m.  – 12:15 p.m.

Influence of Individual Members of Congress on Agencies
10:45 a.m.  – 12:15 p.m.

Luncheon Address
12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Is the Modern Congress Doing More Harm Than Good?
12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Chevron Deference
2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

The Barriers to the American Innovation Economy
2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Closing Reception
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Registration details:

CLE will be available but will be $50. To receive CLE, pay the fee and register at the link provided to you on your confirmation email.