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Third Annual Western Conference

Federal Sovereignty, State Sovereignty, and the Sovereignty of 562 Native American Tribes: A Match Made in Heaven or Somewhere Less Pleasant?

January 24, 2009
10:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Roundtable Discussion: How Comfortably Does Tribal Sovereignty Fit With American Democratic Ideals?

Third Annual Western Conference

Topics: Constitution • Culture • Federal Courts • Federalism • Founding Era & History • Politics • State Courts • State Governments • Federalism & Separation of Powers
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
40 Presidential Drive
Simi Valley, CA 93065

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  • Prof. Carole Goldberg, UCLA School of Law
  • Dan Kolkey, Gibson, Dunn, & Crutcher LLP
  • Joe Matel, Legislative Counsel, Senate Judiciary Committee
  • Hon. Tom Sansonetti, Holland & Hart LLP
  • Prof. Alexander Tallchief Skibine, University of Utah College of Law
  • Moderator: Hon. Diarmuid O'Scannlain, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • Introduction: Eugene B. Meyer, President, The Federalist Society

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12:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Luncheon Address with Kenneth Starr

Third Annual Western Conference

Topics: Constitution • Federalism • State Courts • State Governments • Federalism & Separation of Powers
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
40 Presidential Drive
Simi Valley, CA 93065

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  • Hon. Kenneth W. Starr, Dean, Pepperdine University Law School
  • Introduction: John Fund, The Wall Street Journal

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2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion: International Law and Indian Law

Third Annual Western Conference

Topics: Constitution • Federal Courts • Federalism • International Law & Trade • Federalism & Separation of Powers • International & National Security Law
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
40 Presidential Drive
Simi Valley, CA 93065

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  • Walter Olson, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
  • Prof. Maimon Schwarzschild, University of San Diego School of Law
  • Moderator: Hon. Carlos Bea, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

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3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Debate: The Apology Resolutions and the Akaka Bill

Third Annual Western Conference

Topics: Civil Rights • Constitution • Federalism • State Courts • State Governments • Federalism & Separation of Powers
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
40 Presidential Drive
Simi Valley, CA 93065

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  • Prof. Gail Heriot, University of San Diego School of Law
  • Dr. Davianna McGregor, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Moderator: Eugene B. Meyer, President, The Federalist Society

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