11th Annual Faculty Conference

Faculty Division

The 11th Annual Federalist Society Faculty Conference was held January 8-9, 2009, in San Diego at the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Hotel, located blocks away from the San Diego Marriott, which was the site for the AALS convention. Our conference was held during the convention. The purpose of our Annual Faculty Conference is to provide an opportunity for those interested in the Society to share ideas and scholarship with each other.

Thursday, January 8, 2009
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Santa Rosa Room

Panel: Lessons of the Subprime Mortgage Crisis  audio  video

  • Mr. Andrew Redleaf, Whitebox LLC
  • Prof. Thomas A. Smith, University of San Diego School of Law
  • Prof. Alan White, Valparaiso University
  • Prof. Lauren Willis, Loyola Law School
  • Prof. Arthur Wilmarth, George Washington University Law School


Friday, January 9, 2009
9:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Santa Rosa Room

Panel: Guantanamo Bay: the Problem of Judicial Review Post-Boumediene  audio  video

  • Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, University of California, Irvine School of Law
  • Prof. Michael Ramsey, University of San Diego School of Law
  • Prof. Kyndra Rotunda, Chapman University School of Law
  • Prof. Stephen Vladeck, American University Washington College of Law
  • Moderator: Prof. Robert Chesney, Wake Forest University School of Law

12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.
Marina AB

Luncheon Debate: When should FDA Regulation Preempt State Tort Liability?  audio  video

  • Prof. Richard Epstein, University of Chicago School of Law
  • Prof. Roderick Hills, New York University School of Law
  • Moderator: Prof. John McGinnis, Northwestern University School of Law

3:15 p.m. -5:00 p.m.
Santa Rosa Room

Panel: The Road Ahead for Climate Change Regulation  audio  video

  • Prof. Jonathan Adler, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • Prof. Jason Johnston, University of Pennsylvania School of Law
  • Prof. David Dana, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Prof. Sean Hecht, UCLA

Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Hotel
San Diego, CA