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Federalism and Interstate Competition - Event Audio/Video

2011 Annual Student Symposium

February 26, 2011

Jonathan H. Adler, Clayton Gillette, John O. McGinnis, Louis Michael Seidman, Gregory G. Katsas, Lauren Prieb

The following audio was recorded on February 26, 2011.


Federalism and Interstate Competition 2-26-11
Running Time: 01:44:08
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9:00 a.m.
Panel II: Federalism and Interstate Competition

This panel will assess American federalism as a competitive institution that offers a marketplace of state regulatory regimes. With the recession impacting some states more heavily than others, it is time to ask whether interstate competition is good for the nation. Should state-by-state approaches to issues such as healthcare, financial regulation, environmental protection, and same-sex marriage be encouraged? Does competition among the states lead to the best outcome or a race to the bottom? How will events such as the recent recession and healthcare reform impact the marketplace of state regulation? 

  • Prof. Jonathan Adler, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • Prof. Clayton Gillette, New York University School of Law
  • Prof. John McGinnis, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Prof. Louis Michael Seidman, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Moderator: Hon. Gregory G. Katsas, Partner, Jones Day
  • Introduction: Miss Lauren Prieb, Speakers and Panels Vice Chair, University of Virginia Federalist Society

University of Virginia School of Law
Charlottesville, VA

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