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2010 Annual Student Symposium - "Originalism 2.0"

University of Pennsylvania Law School

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2010
6:30 p.m.

Welcome and Introduction - Audio/Video

  • Mr. Ryan Ulloa, Symposium Director, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Dean Michael A. Fitts, University of Pennsylvania Law School

7:00 p.m.
Panel I

Originalism: A Rationalization for Conservatism or a Principled Theory of Interpretation? - Audio/Video

  • Prof. Mary Anne Case, University of Chicago Law School 
  • Prof. Richard Fallon, Harvard Law School 
  • Prof. Saikrishna Prakash, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Prof. Keith Whittington, Princeton University
  • Moderator: Hon. Greg Garre, 44th Solicitor General of the United States

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2010
9:00 a.m.

Debate

Originalism in Criminal Procedure: Ancient Checks or Newfangled Rights? - Audio/Video

  • Prof. Stephanos Bibas, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Prof. Jeffrey Fisher, Stanford Law School
  • Moderator: Prof. Christopher Yoo, University of Pennsylvania Law School

10:15 a.m.
Panel II

Originalism and Construction: Does Originalism Always Provide the Answer? - Audio/Video

  • Prof. Randy Barnett, Georgetown University Law Center 
  • Prof. Lino Graglia, University of Texas School of Law 
  • Prof. Caleb Nelson, University of Virginia School of Law 
  • Judge A. Raymond Randolph, U.S. Court of Appeals, DC Circuit 
  • Prof. Kermit Roosevelt, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Moderator: Judge Diane Sykes, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

1:45 p.m.
Panel III

Originalism, Precedent and Judicial Restraint - Audio/Video

  • Justice Stephen Markman, Michigan Supreme Court
  • Prof. Mike Rappaport, University of San Diego School of Law 
  • Prof. Jeffrey Rosen, George Washington University School of Law 
  • Prof. David Strauss, University of Chicago Law School
  • Moderator: Judge Gene Pratter, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

3:45 p.m.
Panel IV

Does the Originalism of the Fourteenth Amendment Guarantee Justice for All? - Audio/Video

  • Prof. Akhil Reed Amar, Yale Law School 
  • Prof. Jack Balkin, Yale Law School 
  • Prof. Steven Calabresi, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Prof. John Harrison, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Moderator: Prof. Amy Wax, University of Pennsylvania Law School

7:00 p.m.
Banquet

Bator Award Presentation - Audio/Video

  • Prof. M. Todd Henderson, University of Chicago Law School 
  • Introduction by: Mr. Prerak Shah, University of Chicago Law School Student Chapter

Keynote Speaker - Audio/Video

  • Mr. Bill Kristol, Editor, The Weekly Standard and Commentator, Fox News 
  • Introduction by: Mr. Eugene B. Meyer, President, The Federalist Society

University of Pennsylvania Law School
Philadelphia, PA

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