First Annual Executive Branch Review Conference

Executive Branch Review Project
Start : Tuesday, June 11, 2013 08:30 AM
End : Tuesday, June 11, 2013 02:30 PM
National Press Club
529 14th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC

First Annual Executive Branch Review ConferenceThe Federalist Society is proud to present the First Annual Executive Branch Review Conference, which was held on June 11 at the National Press Club. Audio and video from the conference are now available.


Introductory Panel - Is the Administrative State on the Rise? - Audio/Video
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Center Ballroom

  • Hon. Ted Cruz, United States Senate
  • Hon. David M. McIntosh, Mayer Brown and Founder, The Federalist Society
  • Prof. Jonathan R. Turley, J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law, and Director of the Environmental Law Advocacy Center; Executive Director, Project for Older Prisoners, The George Washington University Law School

Breakout Session I

Is Government a Friend or Foe of Innovation? - Audio/Video
10:10 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
Center Ballroom

  • Mr. Neil Fried, Chief Counsel for Communications and Technology, Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives
  • Prof. Damien Geradin, William W. Cook Global Law Professor, University of Michigan Law School; Tilburg University, The Netherlands; and Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
  • Prof. Gigi B. Sohn, President and Co-Founder, Public Knowledge and Senior Adjunct Fellow, Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship, University of Colorado
  • Hon. Joshua D. Wright, Commissioner, United States Federal Trade Commission
  • Moderator: Hon. Ronald A. Cass, President, Cass & Associates, PC and Dean Emeritus, Boston University School of Law

Recent Developments in Labor and Employment Law - Audio/Video
10:10 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
East Ballroom

  • Ms. Caroline Fredrickson, President, American Constitution Society for Law and Policy
  • Prof. Tuan Samahon, Villanova University School of Law
  • Hon. Peter Schaumber, Former Chairman and Board Member of the National Labor Relations Board
  • Moderator: Mr. Richard Wolf, Supreme Court Correspondent, USA Today

Criminal Law at the Federal Level - Audio/Video
10:10 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
West Ballroom

  • Hon. Mary Beth Buchanan, Ethics and Reputational Risk Officer, United Nations, and former United States Attorney
  • Mr. John G. Malcolm, Senior Legal Fellow, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, The Heritage Foundation
  • Hon. George J. Terwilliger III, Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP and former Deputy Attorney General and U.S. Attorney 
  • Moderator: Mr. Adam Liptak, Supreme Court Correspondent, The New York Times

Breakout Sessions II

Implementation of the Affordable Care Act - Audio/Video
11:20 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
East Ballroom

  • Prof. Jonathan H. Adler, Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law, and Director, Center for Business Law and Regulation, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • Mr. James C. Capretta,  Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
  • Mr. Ian Millhiser, Senior Constitutional Policy Analyst, Center for American Progress
  • Moderator: Mr. Terry Eastland, Publisher, The Weekly Standard

Dodd-Frank and Beyond - Audio/Video
11:20 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
West Ballroom

  • Hon. Kathleen Casey, Senior Advisor, Patomak Global Partners, LLC, and former Commissioner, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
  • Prof. Deepak Gupta, Founder, Gupta Beck PLLC, and Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and former Senior Litigation Counsel and Senior Counsel for Enforcement Strategy, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Prof. Todd J. Zywicki, George Mason University School of Law, and Mercatus Center Senior Scholar
  • Moderator: Prof. Robert T. Miller, Professor of Law and F. Arnold Daum Fellow in Corporate Law, University of Iowa College of Law

Environmental Law and Regulation - Audio/Video
11:20 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Zenger Room

  • Hon. Roger R. Martella, Jr., Partner, Sidley Austin LLP and former General Counsel, Environmental Protection Agency
  • Mr. David B. Rivkin, Jr., Partner, Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Moderator: Ms. Coral Davenport, Energy and Environment Correspondent, National Journal

Luncheon Panel - Regulation and the Rule of Law? - Audio/Video
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Center Ballroom

  • Mr. Steven G. Bradbury, Partner, Dechert LLP
  • Prof. Allan H. Meltzer, Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy, Carnegie-Mellon Tepper School of Business
  • Moderator: Mr. David G. Savage, Washington Bureau, Los Angeles Times

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