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1987 National Student Symposium

The Crisis in Legal Theory and the Revival of Classical Jurisprudence

April 3 — 4, 1987

On April 3-4, 1987, The Federalist Society's University of Chicago student chapter hosted the Sixth Annual National Student Symposium in Chicago, Illinois. The topic of the conference was "The Crisis in Legal Theory and the Revival of Classical Jurisprudence."

 
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7:30 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
Panel I: The Classical Theory of Law [Archive Collection]

1987 National Student Symposium

Topics: Jurisprudence • Philosophy • Constitution • Founding Era & History • Professional Responsibility & Legal Education
University of Chicago Law School
1111 E 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

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On April 3, 1987, the University of Chicago chapter hosted the Sixth Annual National Student Symposium. The Symposium featured a panel on the topic, "The Classical Theory of Law."

Introductory Remarks:

  • Janice Calabresi, University of Chicago Law School, Federalist Society Chapter President
  • Dean-Designate Geoffrey Stone, University of Chicago Law School

Panel Featuring:

  • Prof. Norman P. Barry, The University of Buckingham Law School
  • Prof. Richard Epstein, University of Chicago Law School
  • Prof. Gary Peller, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Moderator: Dean-Designate Geoffrey Stone, University of Chicago Law School

As always, the Federalist Society takes no particular legal or public policy positions. All opinions expressed are those of the speakers.

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9:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Panel II: Jurisprudential Responses to Legal Realism [Archive Collection]

1987 National Student Symposium

Topics: Jurisprudence • Philosophy
University of Chicago Law School
1111 E 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

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On April 3-5, 1987, the Federalist Society's Chicago Student Chapter hosted the sixth annual National Student Symposium at the University of Chicago Law School. The second day of the symposium began with a panel on "Jurisprudential Responses to Legal Realism."

Featuring:

  • Judge Richard Posner, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • Hon. Charles Fried, Solicitor General of the United States
  • Prof. Anthony Kronman, Yale Law School
  • Moderator: Prof. Paul Bator, University of Chicago Law School

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As always, the Federalist Society takes no position on particular legal or public policy issues. All opinions expressed are those of the speakers.

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11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Panel III: Originalist Theories of Constitutional Interpretation

1987 National Student Symposium

University of Chicago Law School
1111 E 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

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2:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Panel IV: The Role of the Legislative and Executive Branches in Interpreting the Constitution

1987 National Student Symposium

University of Chicago Law School
1111 E 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

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4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Panel V: The Conflict Between Text and Precedent in Constitutional Adjudication

1987 National Student Symposium

University of Chicago Law School
1111 E 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

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

1987 National Student Symposium

University of Chicago Law School
1111 E 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

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7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Banquet

1987 National Student Symposium

University of Chicago Law School
1111 E 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

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