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1988 National Student Symposium

Are There Unenumerated Constitutional Rights?

March 4 — 5, 1988

On March 4-5, 1988, The Federalist Society's University of Virginia student chapter hosted the National Student Symposium in Charlottesville, Virginia. The topic of the conference was "Are There Unenumerated Constitutional Rights?

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7:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Introductory Remarks

1988 National Student Symposium

University of Virginia School of Law
580 Massie Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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7:30 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
Panel I: Do We Have an Unwritten Constitution? [Archive Collection]

1988 National Student Symposium

Topics: Constitution • Founding Era & History • Philosophy
University of Virginia School of Law
580 Massie Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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On March 4-5, 1988, The Federalist Society's University of Virginia student chapter hosted the National Student Symposium in Charlottesville, Virginia. The topic of the conference was "Are There Unenumerated Constitutional Rights?" The conference's first panel was titled "Do We Have an Unwritten Constitution?"

Featuring:

  • Prof. Paul Bator, University of Chicago Law School
  • Prof. Michael Moore, University of Southern California Law Center
  • Prof. Ronald Rotunda, University of Illinois College of Law
  • Moderator: Justice Antonin Scalia, United States Supreme Court

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As always, the Federalist Society takes no position on particular legal or public policy issues; all expressions of opinion are those of the speakers.

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9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Reception

1988 National Student Symposium

University of Virginia School of Law
580 Massie Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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9:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Panel II: The Ninth Amendment and Its Relation to Natural Rights

1988 National Student Symposium

Topics: Constitution • Federalism • Philosophy • Separation of Powers
University of Virginia School of Law
580 Massie Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Featuring:

  • Dean Norman Redlich, New York University School of Law
  • Hon. Charles Cooper, Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Prof. Randy Barnett, IIT Chicago-Kent School of Law
  • Moderator: Judge J. Daniel Mahoney, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

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11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Panel III: The Modern Role of the Privileges or Immunities Clause [Archive Collection]

1988 National Student Symposium

Topics: Civil Rights • Constitution • Federalism • Fourteenth Amendment
University of Virginia School of Law
580 Massie Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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On March 4-5, 1988, The Federalist Society's University of Virginia student chapter hosted the National Student Symposium in Charlottesville, Virginia. The topic of the conference was "Are There Unenumerated Constitutional Rights? The third panel featured a discussion of "The Modern Role of the Privileges or Immunities Clause."

Featuring:

  • Michael K. Curtis, Smith, Patterson, Follin, Curtis, Jones and Harkavy
  • Prof. Lino Graglia, University of Texas School of Law
  • Prof. Sanford Levinson, University of Texas School of Law
  • Clarence Thomas, Chairman, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Moderator: Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson, III, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

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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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2:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Panel IV: Privacy and Personal Liberty Under the Due Process Clause

1988 National Student Symposium

Topics: Constitution • Criminal Law & Procedure • Due Process • Fourteenth Amendment • Security & Privacy
University of Virginia School of Law
580 Massie Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Featuring:

  • Prof. Daniel R. Oriz, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Prof. Richard Epstein, University of Chicago School of Law
  • Prof. Lillian BeVier, Unviersity of Virginia School of Law
  • Prof. Jules Gerard, Washington University School of Law
  • Moderator: Judge Stephen Williams, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
 

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4:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Panel V: The Role and Relevance of the Amendment Process [Archive Collection]

1988 National Student Symposium

Topics: Constitution • Founding Era & History
University of Virginia School of Law
580 Massie Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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On March 4-5, 1988, The Federalist Society's University of Virginia student chapter hosted the National Student Symposium in Charlottesville, Virginia. The topic of the conference was "Are There Unenumerated Constitutional Rights? The final panel of the conference discussed "The Role and Relevance of the Amendment Process".

Featuring:

  • Prof. Akhil Amar, Yale University Law School
  • Stephen Markman, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Prof. Larry G. Simon, University of Southern California Law Center
  • Moderator: Hon. Frank Easterbrook, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

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

1988 National Student Symposium

Omni Charlottesville Hotel
212 Ridge McIntire Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Banquet Address by Hon. Robert H. Bork

1988 National Student Symposium [Archive Collection]

Topics: Constitution • Politics • Supreme Court
Omni Charlottesville Hotel
212 Ridge McIntire Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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On March 5, 1988, Hon. Robert H. Bork spoke to the Federalist Society's National Student Symposium at the University of Virginia. Judge Bork discussed the campaign against his recently failed Supreme Court nomination and its implications for future judicial nominations, constitutional law, politics, and culture.

Featuring:

  • Hon. Robert H. Bork, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • Hon. T. Kenneth Cribb, Jr., Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs
  • Hon. David M. McIntosh, Domestic Policy Council

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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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