The Future of the Administrative State and the Roberts Court

Pennsylvania Student Chapter

10:00-10:30 AM – Opening Remarks: State of Missouri ex rel. Schmitt v. Biden

Jenin Younes, Litigation Counsel for the New Civil Liberties Alliance


10:30-11:45 AM – Panel I: Major Questions Doctrine

Tom Johnson, Partner at Wiley Rein

Paul Ray, Director at the Heritage Foundation

Matthew Wiener, former Vice Chairman and Executive Director of ACUS


Judge Paul Matey, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (Moderator)


1:15-2:00 PM – Keynote Address: Congressional Oversight of Administrative Agencies

Former Senator Pat Toomey 


2:15-3:30 PM – Panel II: The Continued Viability of Independent Agencies

James Burnham, Partner at Jones Day

Brian Feinstein, Professor at Wharton

Kimberly Wehle, Professor at University of Baltimore School of Law 

David Zaring, Professor at Penn Law and Wharton


Judge Kent Jordan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (Moderator)


3:45-5:00PM – Panel III: Student Loan Forgiveness/Education

Thomas Berry, CATO Institute

Katherine Brodie, Partner at Duane Morris

Caleb Kruckenberg, Pacific Legal Foundation

Ilya Somin, Professor at George Mason University

Judge Joshua Wolson, U.S. District Court for the EDPA (Moderator)


5:00-6:15PM – Reception in the Penn Law Courtyard


This program has been approved for 4.5 Substantive CLE credits for Pennsylvania lawyers. CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit must register for CLE credit and make a payment via the online CLE registration link in the amount of $180.00 ($90.00 public interest/non-profit attorneys). In order to receive the appropriate amount of credit, passcodes provided throughout the program must be noted in your evaluation form. Penn Carey Law Alumni receive CLE credits free through The W.P. Carey Foundation’s generous commitment to Lifelong Learning.


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