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1991 National Lawyers Convention

Individual Responsibility and the Law

September 13 — 14, 1991

On September 13-14, 1991, the Federalist Society hosted its Fifth Annual National Lawyers Convention at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC.

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1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Opening Remarks and Keynote Address by Senator Orrin Hatch [Archive Collection]

1991 Annual Lawyers Convention

Topics: Constitution • Federalist Society • Philosophy • Supreme Court
The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

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On September 13-14, 1991, the Federalist Society held its Fifth Annual National Lawyers Convention on "Individual Responsibility and the Law" at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. The convention opened with a keynote address by Senator Orrin Hatch, who spoke on the importance of individual responsibility for the American government.

Featuring:

  • Hon. Orrin Hatch, United States Senator, Utah
  • Introduction: Spencer Abraham, The Federalist Society

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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.

 

Speakers

2:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Entitlements, Empowerment, and Victimization

1991 Annual Lawyers Convention

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

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4:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Family Law and Individual Responsibility

1991 Annual Lawyers Convention

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

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

1991 Annual Lawyers Convention

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

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7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Banquet

1991 Annual Lawyers Convention

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

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9:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
The Death of Contract and the Rise of Tort [Archive Collection]

1991 Annual Lawyers Convention

Topics: Contracts • Litigation
The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

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On September 13, 1991, the Federalist Society hosted its annual National Lawyers Convention at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. The convention included a panel on "The Death of Contract and the Rise of Tort."

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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.

Featuring:

  • Walter Olson, Manhattan Institute
  • Hon. Joseph R. Grodin, University of California Hastings College of Law and former Associate Justice, California Supreme Court
  • Prof. Randy E. Barnett, Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • Prof. E. Allan Farnsworth, Columbia Law School
  • Moderator: Hon. Robert Bork, American Enterprise Institute and former Supreme Court nominee

Speakers

11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Personal Responsibility in Criminal Law

1991 Annual Lawyers Convention

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

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12:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Luncheon Address

1991 Annual Lawyers Convention

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

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2:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Socialization of Risk: Bankruptcy Law & Financial Institutions [Archive Collection]

1991 Annual Lawyers Convention

Topics: Financial Services • Financial Services & E-Commerce
The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

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On September 13-14, 1991, the Federalist Society held its Fifth Annual National Lawyers Convention on "Individual Responsibility and the Law." This panel titled "Socialization of Risk: Bankruptcy Law and Financial Institutions" discussed the role of bankruptcy law and policy in a free and responsible society and whether financial markets warrant or require a different set of rules. 

Featuring: 

  • Hon. Frank H. Easterbrook, United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • Hon. Edith H. Jones, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • Prof. Elizabeth Warren, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Hon. Harris Weinstein, Chief Counsel, Office of Thrift Supervision
  • Moderator: Hon. C. Boyden Gray, White House Counsel

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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.

Speakers

4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Mandatory Pro Bono: Collective Discharge of Duty or Compelled Free Service?

1991 Annual Lawyers Convention

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

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5:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Closing Reception

1991 Annual Lawyers Convention

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

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