13th Annual Faculty Conference

Faculty Division

13th Annual Faculty ConferenceThe 13th Annual Federalist Society Faculty Conference was held on January 7, 2011 in San Francisco at the Hotel Monaco San Francisco. 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.

Friday, January 7, 2011
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Paris North
Panel 1: Class Actions, Arbitration, and Alternative Litigation Finance  audio  video

  • Prof. Lawrence A. Cunningham, The George Washington University Law School
  • Prof. Anthony Sebok, Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University
  • Prof. Stephen Ware, University of Kansas School of Law
  • Moderator: Prof. Brian Fitzpatrick, Vanderbilt University Law School

10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Location: Paris North
Young Legal Scholars Paper Presentations  audio  video

  • Prof. Rebecca Kysar, Brooklyn Law School, "Lasting Legislation"
  • Prof. Andrew Schwartz, University of Colorado Law School, "Consumer Contract Exchanges and the Problem of Adhesion"
  • Prof. Paul Stancil, University of Illinois College of Law, "Standardmaking"
  • Prof. Robert Wagner, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, "Gordon Gekko to the Rescue? Insider Trading as a Tool to Combat Accounting Fraud"
  • Prof. Jason Yackee, University of Wisconsin Law School, "Testing the Ossification Thesis: An Empirical Examination of Federal Regulatory Volume and Speed, 1950-1990"
  • Commenter: Prof. Richard Epstein, New York University Law School
  • Moderator: Prof. Grant Nelson, Pepperdine University School of Law~

12:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Location: Paris South
Luncheon Debate: The Constitutionality of the Individual Mandate  audio  video

  • Prof. Randy Barnett, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Prof. Orin S. Kerr, The George Washington University Law School
  • Moderator: Prof. Steven G. Calabresi, Northwestern University School of Law

2:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Paris North
Panel 2: Immigration and the Role of the States  audio  video

  • Prof. G. Jack Chin, University of Arizona College of Law
  • Prof. John C. Eastman, Chapman University School of Law
  • Moderator: Prof. Carissa Hessick, Arizona State College of Law

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Paris North

Seven-Minute Presentations of Works in Progress  audio

  • Prof. Tom W. Bell, Chapman University School of Law, "Libertarian—but not Originalist!—Constitutionalism"
  • Prof. Robin Effron, Brooklyn Law School, "Commonalities of Fact and Law"
  • Prof. Minor Myers, Brooklyn Law School, "The Perverse Effect of Shareholder Voting on Executive Compensation"
  • Prof. William Wagner, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, "The Jurisprudential Battle over the Character of a Nation: Understanding the Emerging Threats to Unalienable Liberty in America"
  • Moderator: Prof. Eugene Volokh, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law

5:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Paris North
Panel 3: Alternatives to Originalism: Conservative and Libertarian Perspectives  audio  video

  • Prof. David E. Bernstein, George Mason University School of Law
  • Prof. Patrick Brennan, Villanova University School of Law
  • Prof. Brian T. Fitzpatrick, Vanderbilt University Law School
  • Prof. Orin S. Kerr, The George Washington University Law School
  • Moderator: Prof. John O. McGinnis, Northwestern University School of Law

Hotel Monaco San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

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