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15th Annual Faculty Conference

Faculty Division

January 4 — 5, 2013

The 15th Annual Federalist Society Faculty Conference will be held on January 4-5, 2013 in New Orleans, LA. The purpose of our Annual Faculty Conferences is to provide an opportunity for those interested in the Society to share ideas and scholarship with each other.

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12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Welcome Luncheon

15th Annual Faculty Conference

Bacchus Room
Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans
701 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70130

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Sponsored by the Institute for Humane Studies

1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.
Tribute to Judge Robert Bork by John McGinnis

15th Annual Faculty Conference

Bacchus Room
Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans
701 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70130

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Robert H. BorkTo kick off the Federalist Society's 15th Annual Faculty Conference on January 4, 2013, Prof. John O. McGinnis gave this tribute to Judge Robert Bork.

  • Prof. John O. McGinnis, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Introduction: Hon. Lee Liberman Otis, Senior Vice President & Faculty Division Director

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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Panel 1: Roundtable on Judicial Deference v. Judicial Engagement

15th Annual Faculty Conference

Topics: Constitution • Federal Courts • Jurisprudence • Philosophy • Supreme Court
Bacchus Room
Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans
701 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70130

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The Federalist Society's Facutly Division hosted this roundtable discussion on "Judicial Deference v. Judicial Engagement" on Friday, January 4, 2013, during the 15th Annual Faculty Conference. Prof. John O. McGinnis opened the conference with a few words on Judge Robert Bork.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Prof. John O. McGinnis, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Introduction: Hon. Lee Liberman Otis, Senior Vice President & Faculty Division Director

Panel 1: Roundtable on Judicial Deference v. Judicial Engagement

  • Prof. Elizabeth Price Foley, Florida International University College of Law
  • Prof. Christopher Green, University of Mississippi School of Law
  • Prof. Joshua Hawley, University of Missouri School of Law
  • Prof. Lee Strang, University of Toledo College of Law
  • Moderator: Randy Barnett, Georgetown University Law Center

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2:45 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Young Legal Scholars Paper Presentations

15th Annual Faculty Conference

Topics: Constitution • Corporations, Securities & Antitrust • Election Law • Jurisprudence • Litigation • Philosophy • Free Speech & Election Law
Bacchus Room
Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans
701 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70130

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Young Legal Scholars Paper Presentations - Event Audio/VideoOn January 4, 2013, at the 15th Annual Faculty Conference in New Orleans, LA, the Federalist Society provided an opportunity for young legal scholars to give presentations on papers they had recently authored followed by commentaries from Prof. Michael McConnell of Stanford Law School and Prof. James Lindgren of Northwestern University School of Law.

  • Prof. Erin Hawley, University of Missouri School of Law, "Jurisdictional Quandaries: A Way Forward"
  • Prof. Joshua Hawley, University of Missouri School of Law, "The Transformative Twelfth Amendment"
  • Prof. Daniel Kelly, Notre Dame Law School, "The Right to Include"
  • Prof. Randy Kozel, Notre Dame Law School, "Settled v. Right: Constitutional Method and the Path of Precedent"
  • Prof. Minor Myers, Brooklyn Law School, "Fixing Multiforum Shareholder Litigation"
  • Commenter: Prof. Michael McConnell, Stanford Law School
  • Commenter: Prof. James Lindgren, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Moderator: Prof. Eugene Volokh, UCLA School of Law

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5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Seven-Minute Presentations of Works in Progress - Part I

15th Annual Faculty Conference

Bacchus Room
Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans
701 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70130

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  • Prof. Geoffrey Manne, Lewis & Clark School of Law, "Is There a Place for Privacy in Antitrust?"
  • Prof. Zvi Rosen, New York University School of Law, "Discharging Fiduciary Debts in Bankruptcy"
  • Prof. Erin Sheley, George Washington University School of Law, "The Body, the Self, and the Legal Account of Harm"
  • Prof. Scott Shepard, John Marshall Law School, "A Negative Externality by Any Other Name: Using Emissions Caps as Models for Constraining Dead-Weight Costs of Regulation"
  • Moderator: Prof. David Snyder, American University Washington College of Law

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6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Reception

15th Annual Faculty Conference

Rex Room
Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans
701 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70130

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  • Hon. Antonin Scalia, United States Supreme Court (featured guest)

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8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Panel 2: Dodd Frank

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Topics: Financial Services • Financial Services & E-Commerce
Bacchus Room
Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans
701 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70130

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Dodd-Frank - Event Audio/VideoThe Federalist Society's Facutly Division hosted this panel discussion on "Dodd-Frank" on Saturday, January 5, 2013, during the 15th Annual Faculty Conference.

  • Prof. Geoffrey Miller, New York University School of Law
  • Prof. David Skeel, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Mr. Adam White, Boyden Gray & Associates
  • Moderator: Prof. Todd Henderson, University of Chicago Law School

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10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Seven-Minute Presentations of Works in Progress - Part II

15th Annual Faculty Conference

Topics: Constitution • Foreign Policy • Founding Era & History • Jurisprudence • Supreme Court
Bacchus Room
Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans
701 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70130

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  • Prof. Josh Blackman, South Texas College of Law, "Back to the Future of Originalism"
  • Prof. Todd Henderson, University of Chicago Law School, "The Fifth Branch"
  • Prof. David Moore, BYU Law School, "Dismantling the One Voice Doctrine"
  • Prof. Lee Strang, Toledo Law School, "New Normative Justification for Originalism"
  • Moderator: Prof. John McGinnis, Northwestern University School of Law

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11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Luncheon Debate: Resolved: Congress's Enumerated Powers Cannot be Increased by Treaty

15th Annual Faculty Conference

Topics: Constitution • Foreign Policy • International Law & Trade • Separation of Powers • Federalism & Separation of Powers • International & National Security Law
Rex Room
Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans
701 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70130

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Resolved: Congress's Enumerated Powers Cannot be Increased by Treaty - Event Audio/VideoThe Federalist Society's Facutly Division hosted this debate on Saturday, January 5, 2013, during the 15th Annual Faculty Conference.

  • Prof. Richard Pildes, New York University School of Law
  • Prof. Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Moderator: Ms. Elizabeth Andersen, Executive Director & Executive Vice President, American Society of International Law

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