The Federalist Society

The Presidency and the Courts

Cincinnati Lawyers Chapter

The Cincinnati Chapter of the Federalist Society, in conjunction with the Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs, hosted this conference on The Presidency and the Courts on Monday, October 6, 2008.

10:30 am – 11:45 am
The Presidency and the Federal Courts: Historical Reflections      

  • Louis D. Bilionis, University of Cincinnati College of Law
  • Wendy Long, Judicial Confirmation Network
  • Jeffrey Sikkenga, Ashland University
  • M. Edward Whelan III, Ethics and Public Policy Center
  • Moderator: Charles M. Miller, Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL 

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Luncheon Address     

  • Edwin Meese III, Former U.S. Attorney General
  • Introduction: Charles M. Miller, Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL

1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Interpreting the Constitution: The Founders and Today     

  • Robert D. Alt, The Heritage Foundation
  • Paul Clement, Former U.S. Solicitor General
  • David Forte, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • Michael J. Gerhardt, University of North Carolina School of Law
  • Moderator: Doug Cole, Jones Day

3:00 pm
Keynote Address        

  • George W. Bush, President of the United States
  • Introduction: Peter W. Schramm, Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs

The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
Cincinnati, OH
October 6, 2008

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