The Sixth Annual Rosenkranz Debate was held on November 16, 2013, during The Federalist Society's 2013 National Lawyers Convention. The topic of the debate was "RESOLVED: Courts are too Deferential to the Legislature" and featured Prof. Randy Barnett of Georgetown University Law Center and Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Judge Jerry Smith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit moderated.
Sixth Annual Rosenkranz Debate
RESOLVED: Courts are too Deferential to the Legislature
12:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
- Prof. Randy E. Barnett, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory, Georgetown University Law Center
- Hon. J. Harvie Wilkinson, United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit?
- Moderator: Hon. Jerry E. Smith, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
- Introduction: Mr. Eugene B. Meyer, President, The Federalist Society