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Fourth Annual Western Conference

State Judiciaries and the Popular Will: What Deference Do Judges Owe to the People?
Start : Saturday, January 30, 2010 10:00 AM
End : Saturday, January 30, 2010 06:00 PM

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Location:
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
40 Presidential Drive
Telephone: (805) 522-2977
Fax: (805) 520-9702
Simi Valley, CA 93065

Featured Speakers:
Stephen Bainbridge
Al Latham Jr.
Gerald Uelmen
Steven F. Hayward
Edwin Meese III
Vikram Amar
Michael B. Rappaport
Carlos T. Bea
Carolyn B. Kuhl
Sandra Segal Ikuta
Shaun P. Martin
Kenneth W. Starr
Ethan Leib
Jon B. Eisenberg
Eugene Volokh

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Online registration is now close.
On-site registration on Saturday will be available.
 

The Federalist Society 
presents its
Fourth Annual Western Conference:

 

Fourth Annual Western Conference
State Judiciaries and the Popular Will:
What Deference Do Judges Owe to the People? 

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
January 30, 2010

For directions, visit The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Library web site.

Views and opinions expressed by the Federalist Society are not necessarily shared by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.

Agenda:

Should Judges Consider the Economic Climate in Deciding Business Cases?
10:15 a.m. – 12:00 Noon

  • Prof. Stephen Bainbridge, UCLA School of Law
  • Mr. Al Latham, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP
  • Prof. Shaun Martin, University of San Diego, School of Law
  • Prof. Gerald Uelmen, Santa Clara Law School
  • The Honorable Sandra Ikuta, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit (Moderator)

Screening:  Ronald Reagan’s 1976 Convention Address and Comments
12:00 Noon - 12:15 p.m.

Luncheon
12:15 p.m.  –  2:00 p.m.

  • Keynote Speaker: Mr. Steven Hayward, Author, The Age of Reagan: The Conservative Counterrevolution 1980-1989
  • Host:  Hon. Edwin Meese, The Heritage Foundation and Former United States Attorney General

Should Judges Defer to Popular Referenda in the Same Way They Do to Legislative Decisions? 
2:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Prof. Vikram Amar, University of California-Davis School of Law
  • Mr. Jon Eisenberg, Eisenberg and Hancock, LLP
  • Hon. Kenneth W. Starr, Pepperdine University School of Law
  • Prof. Eugene Volokh, UCLA School of Law
  • The Honorable Carolyn B. Kuhl, Los Angeles Superior Court (Moderator)

Discussion: Should States Have Supermajority Requirements to Raise Taxes and Pass a Budget: Should this Question Go to a State Convention?
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

  • Prof. Ethan Leib, University of California, Hastings College of the Law 
  • Prof. Michael Rappaport, University of San Diego, School of Law
  • The Honorable Carlos T. Bea, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit (Moderator)

Closing Reception
5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Registration details:

Online registration is now close.
On-site registration on Saturday will be available.

$30.00 for all Non-Students

California CLE also available for an additional $20.00

Free for Students

No refunds for cancellations will be given after Wednesday, January 27th.