Marital Discord at the Court

The Houston Lawyers Chapter
Start : Tuesday, April 30, 2013 11:30 AM
End : Tuesday, April 30, 2013 01:00 PM

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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
1111 Louisiana Street, 44th Floor
Houston, TX 77002

Featured Speakers:
Ramesh Ponnuru



  • Ramesh Ponnuru, National Review Senior Editor, Bloomberg View Columnist, and AEI Visiting Fellow

Mr. Ponnuru will explore how same-sex marriage has moved so rapidly from inconceivability to seeming inevitability. He will examine both political and jurisprudential factors, and he will discuss the recent U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments.

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg View, and a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Ponnuru grew up in Kansas City and graduated summa cum laude from Princeton’s history department. Ponnuru has published articles in numerous newspapers including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Newsday, and the New York Post. He has also written for First Things, Policy Review, The Weekly Standard, The New Republic, Reason, and other publications. He has appeared on numerous television news programs. He is the author of The Party of Death: The Democrats, the Media, the Courts, and the Disregard for Human Life. He is also the author of the monograph The Mystery of Japanese Growth (American Enterprise Institute/Centre for Policy Studies).

Registration details:

Cost: $30 paid online in advance / $20 for government employees, paid online in advance

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CLE credit requested. Seating is limited.

Parking Details
If you plan on parking, please park in the Regency Parking Garage (which is between Polk and Clay on Louisiana, it is not the Hyatt Hotel) and park on any of the visitor parking floors (2-4). Then, come to level 3 and walk through the skywalk to the building (you will walk through the Hyatt Regency Hotel on the second floor). Once in the lobby of 1111 Louisiana, take the first elevator bank on your right to the 44th floor. Andria and Courtney will greet you at reception and will validate your parking sticker.