The Federalist Society

2009 National Lawyers Convention

The Federal Government's Economic Role in our Constitutional System

Start : Thursday, November 12, 2009 9:00 AM

End   : Saturday, November 14, 2009 6:00 PM


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


The Federalist Society's National Lawyers Convention is scheduled for Thursday, November 12 through Saturday, November 14 at the Mayflower Hotel. The theme for this year's convention is "The Federal Government's Economic Role in our Constitutional System." The Annual Dinner will take place the evening of Thursday, November 12 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel.

On-line registration for the 2009 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. You will be able to register for all events at the registration table.

Registration Hours:
Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:15 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.

 

2009 Lawyers Convention Annual Dinner

Featuring:

Justice Samuel Alito
Honorable Samuel A. Alito, Jr.
United States Supreme Court

(ticketed event) BLACK TIE OPTIONAL
Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street, NW
Thursday, November 12, 2009
7:00 p.m.

 

Ninth Annual Barbara K. Olson Memorial Lecture

Featuring:

Judge Douglas Ginsburg
Honorable Douglas H. Ginsburg

United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit

(ticketed event)
The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Friday, November 13, 2009
5:15 p.m.

 

Annual Rosenkranz Debate and Luncheon

A Debate on "Statutory Interpretation" Between:

Judge Guido Calabresi
Honorable Guido Calabresi
United States Court of Appeals,
Second Circuit

 and

Judge Frank Easterbrook
Honorable Frank Easterbrook
United States Court of Appeals,
Seventh Circuit

 

Addresses By

Mark Levin
Mr. Mark Levin
President, Landmark Legal Foundation
and Author of Liberty and Tyranny:
A Conservative Manifesto

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Saturday, November 14, 2009
4:30 p.m.

  

Honorable Michael B. Mukasey
Honorable Michael B. Mukasey
Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton
and Former U.S. Attorney General


The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Friday, November 13, 2009
2:15 p.m.

Senator Jefferson B. Sessions III
Honorable Jefferson B. Sessions III
United States Senator, Alabama


The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Thursday, November 12, 2009
9:00 a.m.


 

Showcase Panel Topics

  • Redistribution of Wealth
  • Bailouts and the Government as Insurer of Last Resort
  • Regulation of Financial Institutions
  • Control of the Bureaucracy


Practice Group Breakout Sessions

  • Drug Enforcement Policy
  • Intellectual Property and Economic Growth
  • The Future of Federal Pre-Emption
  • The Future of Cost-Benefit Analysis in Environmental Policy
  • The Role of Government Attorneys and the Global War on Terror
  • Affirmative Action in the Obama Era
  • Federalism and the Economic Crisis
  • Re-Privatization of the Financial Sector
  • Wall Street, Labor Unions, and the Obama Administration: A New Paradigm for Capital and Labor?
  • Religious Liberty and the Limits of Government Power
  • The Fairness Doctrine
  • International Law: Agreements Between Sovereigns or World Government?
  • Regulation of Financial Institutions
  • Breakdown of the Public-Private Distinction: Implications for the Administrative State
  • Delaware's New Competition: The Creeping Federalization of American Corporate Law
  • Broadband Policy -- One Year In

Confirmed Speakers

  • Mr. John A. Allison, Chairman, BB&T Corporation and Distinguished Professor of Practice, Wake Forest University
  • Prof. Marvin Ammori, University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law 
  • Hon. Paul S. Atkins, Congressional Oversight Panel and Former U.S. SEC Commissioner
  • Prof. Stephen M. Bainbridge, Professor, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
  • Prof. John S. Baker Jr., Dale E. Bennett Professor of Law, Louisiana State University Law Center
  • Prof. Randy E. Barnett, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Hon. Carlos T. Bea, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • Mr. David Berenbaum, Executive Vice President, National Community Reinvestment Coalition
  • Prof. William Black, Associate Professor of Economics and Law, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
  • Ms. Stephanie R. Breslow, Partner, Schulte, Roth & Zabel LLP
  • Mr. François-Henri Briard, Supreme Court Attorney (France), Delaporte, Briard & Trichet
  • Hon. Janice Rogers Brown, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • Prof. Alan E. Brownstein, Boochever and Bird Chair for the Study and Teaching of Freedom and Equality, University of California, Davis, School of Law
  • Hon. Ronald A. Cass, President, Cass & Associates, PC
  • Ms. Linda L. Chavez, Chairman, Center for Equal Opportunity
  • Prof. Mariano-Florentino (Tino) Cuéllar, Special Assistant to the President for Justice and Regulatory Policy, White House Domestic Policy Council
  • Hon. Susan E. Dudley, Director, George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center
  • Dean John C. Eastman, Dean and Donald P. Kennedy Chair in Law, Chapman University Law School
  • Hon. Jennifer W. Elrod, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • Prof. Richard A. Epstein, James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Visiting Professor of Law, New York University Law School
  • Mr. Miguel A. Estrada, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Prof. Malcolm M. Feeley, Claire Sanders Clements Dean's Chair Professor of Law, University of California Berkeley School of Law, Boalt Hall
  • Mr. Steve Forbes, Chairman and CEO, Forbes Inc. and Editor, Forbes Magazine
  • Hon. C. Boyden Gray, Gray & Schmitz LLP and Former U.S. Ambassador to the European Union
  • Mr. Maurice R. Greenberg, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, C.V. Starr & Co., Inc.
  • Dr. Michael S. Greve, John G. Searle Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
  • Prof. Oona A. Hathaway, Yale Law School
  • Hon. Thomas M. Hardiman, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • Prof. Thomas W. Hazlett, Professor of Law & Economics, George Mason University
  • Ms. Lisa Heinzerling, Associate Administrator, Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Prof. Roderick M. Hills, William T. Comfort, III Professor, New York University School of Law
  • Mr. Cornish F. Hitchcock, Hitchcock Law Firm PLLC
  • Hon. Brian H. Hook, former Assistant U.S. Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs
  • Hon. Edith H. Jones, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • Mr. Daryl Joseffer, Partner, King & Spalding
  • Mr. David J. Katz, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
  • Hon. Brett M. Kavanaugh, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • Prof. F. Scott Kieff, The George Washington University Law School
  • Hon. Peter N. Kirsanow, Commissioner, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
  • Hon. Steven J. Law, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Mr. David G. Leitch, General Counsel and Group Vice President, Ford Motor Company
  • Mr. Michael Livermore, Executive Director, New York University School of Law
  • Prof. Ira C. “Chip” Lupu, F. Elwood and Eleanor Davis Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School
  • Dean Paul G. Mahoney, David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Prof. John F. Manning, Bruce Bromley Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
  • Hon. Michael W. McConnell, Richard and Frances Mallery Professor of Law, Stanford Constitutional Law Center, Stanford Law School
  • Hon. Robert M. McDowell, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission
  • Hon. David M. McIntosh, Partner, Mayer Brown Row & Maw, LLP
  • Hon. Kyle E. McSlarrow, President & CEO, National Cable & Telecommunications Association
  • Dr. Robert D. McTeer, Distinguished Fellow, National Center for Policy Analysis
  • Prof. Michael Meurer, Michaels Faculty Research Scholar, Boston University School of Law
  • Mr. Harold Meyerson, Editor-at-Large, The American Prospect
  • Prof. Geoffrey P. Miller, William T. and Stuyvesant P. Comfort Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
  • Prof. Alan B. Morrison, Lerner Family Associate Dean for Public Interest/Public Service, The George Washington University Law School
  • Mr. Seton Motley, Communications Director, Media Research Center
  • Hon. Annette L. Nazareth, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
  • Mr. Aryeh Neier, President, Open Society Institute
  • Prof. Burt Neuborne, Brennan Center for Justice, New York University School of Law
  • Hon. Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • Ms. Laura M. Olson, Senior Counsel, The Constitution Project
  • Mr. Michael Paese, Director of Government Affairs, Goldman Sachs
  • Hon. Harvey L. Pitt, Chief Executive Officer, Management, Kalorama Partners, LLC
  • Hon. William H. Pryor Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • Mr. Alex J. Pollock, Resident Fellow,  American Enterprise Institute
  • Prof. Lucas “Scot” A. Powe Jr., Anne Green Regents Chair in Law, Professor of Government The University of Texas School of Law
  • Prof. Jeremy A. Rabkin, George Mason School of Law
  • Hon. A. Raymond Randolph, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • Prof. Jamin Ben Raskin, Washington College of Law, American University College of Law
  • Mr. Daniel B. Ravicher, President and Executive Director, Public Patent Foundation
  • Mr. Andrew J. Redleaf, Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Whitebox Advisors, LLP
  • Prof. Roberta Romano, Professor of Law and Director, Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law
  • Prof. Jed Rubenfeld, Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law, Yale Law School
  • Prof. Mark F. Schultz, Associate Professor of Law, Southern Illinois University School of Law
  • Hon. David B. Sentelle, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • Prof. Catherine M. Sharkey, New York University School of Law
  • Prof. Theodore M. Shaw, Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia Law School
  • Ms. Amity Shlaes, Senior Fellow for Economic History, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Mr. Damon A. Silvers, Associate General Counsel, American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • Hon. Jerry E. Smith, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • Prof. Gigi B. Sohn, President and Founder, Public Knowledge
  • Prof. Ilya Somin, George Mason University School of Law
  • Mr. Bret Stephens, Deputy Editorial Page Editor, Foreign Affairs Columnist, The Wall Street Journal
  • Mr. Andrew L. Stern, President, Service Employees International Union
  • Hon. Jeffrey S. Sutton, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • Hon. Diane S. Sykes, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • Hon. Daniel E. Troy, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Prof. J.W. Verret, Assistant Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law
  • Mr. Steven Wallman, Chief Executive Officer, Foliofn
  • Hon. John P. Walters, Executive Vice President, Hudson Institute
  • Prof. W. Bradley Wendel, Cornell University Law School
  • Ms. Shirley J. Wilcher, Executive Director, American Association for Affirmative Action
  • Hon. J. Harvie Wilkinson III, United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • Hon. Stephen F. Williams, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • Hon. Robert P. Young, Jr., Michigan Supreme Court
  • Prof. David Zaring, Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • Prof. Todd J. Zywicki, Foundation Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law
  • more to come...


Agenda:

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.

Registration details:

On-line registration for the 2009 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. You will be able to register for all events at the registration table.

Registration Hours:
Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Lodging

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 347-3000

Limited availability at the Mayflower Hotel--call promptly to secure a room.  Inquire about the special rate of $229 offered to Federalist Society Convention registrants.  Registrants must secure hotel rooms no later than October 20 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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