The Text, History, and Tradition of Economic Liberty in America

Cape Fear Lawyers Chapter

Lately, the Supreme Court has expressed increasing skepticism of tiered scrutiny and a preference for basing constitutional rulings on the relevant text, history, and tradition of the asserted right. What are the implications of that approach for various economic liberties, including the right to work in an occupation free from unreasonable government regulation? 

1 Hour of North Carolina CLE credit anticipated.


  • Clark Neily, Senior Vice President for legal studies at the Cato Institute


Lunch will be served.

Members: Free

Non-Members: $20

 1 Hour CLE Credit Available.


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