Methods of Statutory Construction [Archive Collection]

1987 National Lawyers Convention

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On January 30-31, 1987, the Federalist Society hosted its first-ever national lawyers convention at the Mayflower Hotel. The conference featured a panel on the timeless topic, "Methods of Statutory Construction."

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


  • Hon. Antonin Scalia, U.S. Supreme Court
  • Prof. Laurence Tribe, Harvard Law School
  • Hon. Frank Easterbrook, U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • Hon. Laurence Silberman, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • Moderator: Senator Orrin Hatch, Utah