2011 National Lawyers Convention Video

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Welcome and Opening Address
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Grand Ballroom

  • Mr. Leonard A. Leo, Executive Vice President, The Federalist Society
  • Hon. Jeff Sessions, United States Senate

Showcase Panel I: Too Big to Fail 
9:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Grand Ballroom

  • Mr. Dean Baker, Co-Director, Center for Economic and Policy Research
  • Mr. H. Rodgin Cohen, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • Mr. Paul Singer, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Elliott Management Corporation
  • Hon. Peter J. Wallison, Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Financial Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute, former General Counsel, U.S. Department of the Treasury, and former White House Counsel
  • Moderator: Hon. Diane S. Sykes, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

Address
11:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Grand Ballroom

  • Hon. Marco Rubio, United States Senate

Civil Rights: Federal Initiatives on K-12 School Bullying Prevention 
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
State Room – Overflow: Chinese & Cabinet Rooms

  • Mr. Hans Bader, Senior Attorney and Counsel for Special Projects, Competitive Enterprise Institute
  • Hon. Todd Gaziano, Commissioner, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and Senior Fellow in Legal Studies, The Heritage Foundation
  • Ms. Fatima Goss Graves, Vice President for Education and Employment, National Women’s Law Center
  • Prof. Eugene Volokh, Gary T. Schwartz Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
  • Prof. William R. Yeomans, Fellow in Law and Government, American University Washington College of Law
  • Moderator: Mr. Stuart Taylor Jr., Contributing Editor, National Journal, and Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Corporations: Deficit Reduction and the Role of the Federal Government in Regulating Business 
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
East Room – Overflow: Senate Room

  • Prof. Richard A. Epstein, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
  • Dr. Martin A. Regalia, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Ms. Heather L. Slavkin, Senior Legal and Policy Adviser, Office of Investment, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • Moderator: Hon. David B. Sentelle, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit

Intellectual Property: IP and Parallel Importation—Should the U.S., Through IP Laws and Other Means, Protect Businesses from “Gray Goods” Imported Without Manufacturers’ Authorization? 
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Grand Ballroom – Overflow: Chinese Room

  • Prof. F. Scott Kieff, Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School and Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
  • Prof. David S. Olson, Assistant Professor of Law, Boston College Law School
  • Mr. David Salmons, Bingham McCutchen LLP
  • Mr. Sherwin Siy, Deputy Legal Director, Public Knowledge
  • Moderator: Hon. Randall R. Rader, U. S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Labor: Organized Labor and the Obama Administration 

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
State Room – Overflow: Cabinet Room

  • Hon. John N. Raudabaugh, Counsel, Nixon Peabody LLP and former Member, National Labor Relations Board
  • Mr. William Samuel, Director of Government Affairs, American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • Hon. Eugene Scalia, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP and former Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Moderator: Hon. William H. Pryor Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Professional Responsibility: Law School Accreditation 
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
East Room – Overflow: Senate Room

  • Prof. Thomas D. Morgan, Oppenheim Professor of Antitrust and Trade Regulation Law, The George Washington University Law School
  • Mr. Clark Neily, Senior Attorney, Institute for Justice
  • Prof. Ann Shalleck, Director of the Women and the Law Program, Carrington Shields Scholar, American University Washington College of Law
  • Dean David N. Yellen, Dean and Professor, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
  • Moderator: Hon. David R. Stras, Minnesota Supreme Court

Federalism: Meet the New Boss: Continuity in Presidential War Powers 
3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Grand Ballroom – Overflow: Chinese Room

  • Prof. Martin S. Flaherty, Leitner Family Professor of International Human Rights Law, and Co-Founding Director of the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice, Fordham Law School
  • Mr. Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review Institute
  • Prof. Michael D. Ramsey, University Professor, University of San Diego School of Law
  • Prof. John C. Yoo, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law
  • Moderator: Dr. John C. Eastman, Henry Salvatori Professor of Law & Community Service; Founding Director of the Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence and former Dean, Chapman University School of Law

Litigation: Attorneys Fees in Class Actions 
3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
State Room – Overflow: East Room

  • Prof. Lester Brickman, Professor of Law, Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
  • Prof. Brian T. Fitzpatrick, Associate Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University Law School
  • Mr. Theodore H. Frank, Founder, Center for Class Action Fairness
  • Dean Alan B. Morrison, Lerner Family Associate Dean for Public Interest/Public Service, The George Washington University Law School
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Jacobson, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Moderator: Hon. Brett M. Kavanaugh, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Showcase Panel II: Political Philosophy and Classical Liberalism Roundtable 
9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Grand Ballroom

  • Prof. Richard A. Epstein, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
  • Prof. Andrew M. Koppelman, John Paul Stevens Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Hon. Michael W. McConnell, Richard and Frances Mallery Professor of Law and Director, Stanford Constitutional Law Center, Stanford Law School and former Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit
  • Prof. John O. McGinnis, George C. Dix Professor in Constitutional Law, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Prof. Paul A. Rahe, Charles O. Lee and Louise K. Lee Chair in Western Heritage and Professor of History, Hillsdale College
  • Prof. Douglas B. Rasmussen, Professor of Philosophy, St. John’s University
  • Prof. John Tomasi, Associate Professor of Political Science, Brown University
  • Moderator: Hon. Sandra Segal Ikuta, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Address 
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Grand Ballroom

  • Hon. Michael S. Lee, United States Senate

Criminal Law: Prisoner Releases and the Role of the Courts 
12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Chinese Room – Overflow: Cabinet Room

  • Dr. Richard A. Berk, Professor of Criminology and Statistics, University of Pennsylvania
  • Hon. Deborah J. Daniels, Partner, Krieg DeVault LLP
  • Hon. Sarah V. Hart, Chief Performance Officer, Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office
  • Mr. Donald Specter, Executive Director, Prison Law Office
  • Hon. Luther Strange, Attorney General of Alabama
  • Moderator: Hon. Edith Brown Clement, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Financial Services: Will Consumers and the Economy Benefit from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau? 
12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
State Room

  • Mr. David Berenbaum, Chief Program Officer, National Community Reinvestment Coalition
  • Mr. Leonard J. Kennedy, General Counsel, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Mr. Alex J. Pollock, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
  • Prof. Todd J. Zywicki, Foundation Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law
  • Moderator: Hon. Timothy M. Tymkovich, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Religious Liberties: The Ministerial Exception Case: Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. EEOC  
12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
East Room – Overflow: Senate Room

  • Hon. Walter E. Dellinger, III, Partner, O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Douglas Blount Maggs Professor of Law Emeritus, Duke University School of Law; Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard University Law School and former Acting United States Solicitor General
  • Prof. Douglas Laycock, Robert E. Scott Distinguished Professor of Law, Horace W. Goldsmith Research Professor of Law, Professor of Religious Studies, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Hon. Michael W. McConnell, Richard and Frances Mallery Professor of Law, Stanford Constitutional Law Center, Stanford Law School and former Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • Moderator: Hon. Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Free Speech: Voter Fraud and Voter ID — The Constitution and the Right to Vote 
3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
State Room – Overflow: Senate Room

  • Mr. John Fund, Former Columnist, The Wall Street Journal and Opinionjournal.com
  • Prof. Spencer A. Overton, Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School
  • Prof. Daniel P. Tokaji, Professor of Law, The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law and and Senior Fellow of Election Law @ Moritz
  • Mr. Hans von Spakovsky, Senior Legal Fellow and Manager, Civil Justice Reform Initiative, The Heritage
    Foundation
  • Moderator: Hon. Thomas B. Griffith, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit

International: The War-on-Terror Government 
3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Grand Ballroom – Overflow: Chinese Room

  • Hon. Stewart A. Baker, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP and former Assistant U.S. Secretary for Policy, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Dr. Veronique de Rugy, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University
  • Mr. Julian Sánchez, Research Fellow, The Cato Institute
  • Mr. Benjamin Wittes, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, The Brookings Institution
  • Moderator: Prof. Nathan A. Sales, Assistant Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law

Barbara K. Olson Memorial Lecture 
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Grand Ballroom

  • Hon. Michael B. Mukasey, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and Former U.S. Attorney General
  • Introduction: Mr. Eugene B. Meyer, President, The Federalist Society

 


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Showcase Panel III: Term Limits, Entitlement Reform, and Random Assignment of Members of Congress to Committees 
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Grand Ballroom

  • Prof. Steven G. Calabresi, Class of 1940, Northwestern University School of Law and Chairman, The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy
  • Prof. William N. Eskridge, Jr., John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence, Yale Law School
  • Mr. William Kristol, Editor, The Weekly Standard
  • Prof. Jide O. Nzelibe, Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Moderator: Hon. Edith H. Jones, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Administrative Law: Reining in Regulation or Letting Regulation Reign? Predictions and Prescriptions for Government 
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
East Room

  • Hon. Ronald A. Cass, President, Cass & Associates, PC
  • Prof. Cary Coglianese, Edward B. Shils Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Hon. Christopher C. DeMuth, D.C. Searle Senior Fellow, The American Enterprise Institute
  • Moderator: Hon. Carlos T. Bea, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Environmental Law: Property Rights: The Forgotten Spark of the Arab Spring 
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
State Room – Overflow: Senate Room

  • Mr. Hernando de Soto, President, Institute for Liberty and Democracy
  • Prof. Steven J. Eagle, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law
  • Prof. John D. Echeverria, Professor of Law and Acting Director Environmental Law Center, Vermont Law School
  • Prof. Donald J. Kochan, Professor of Law, Chapman University School of Law
  • Moderator: Hon. Jerry E. Smith, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Telecommunications: The Future of Spectrum Policy  
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Chinese Room – Overflow: Cabinet Room

  • Mr. Brian F. Fontes, CEO, National Emergency Number Association
  • Hon. Janice Obuchowski, President, Freedom Technologies, Inc.
  • Mr. Thomas C. Power, Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Telecommunications, Office of Science & Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President
  • Moderator: Hon. Jennifer Walker Elrod, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Fourth Annual Rosenkranz Debate and Luncheon 
RESOLVED: Congress Acted Within Its Authority in Enacting the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Grand Ballroom

  • Hon. Paul D. Clement, Partner, Bancroft PLLC and former U.S. Solicitor General
  • Prof. Laurence H. Tribe, Carl M. Loeb University Professor, Harvard Law School
  • Moderator: Prof. Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz, Georgetown University Law Center

Showcase Panel IV: A Federal Sunset Law 
2:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
State Room – Overflow: Chinese Room

  • Hon. Frank H. Easterbrook, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • Prof. William N. Eskridge Jr., John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence, Yale Law School
  • Mr. Philip K. Howard, Founder and Chairman, Common Good Coalition
  • Prof. Thomas W. Merrill, Charles Evans Hughes Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
  • Moderator: Hon. Jeffrey S. Sutton, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Address 
4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
State Room – Overflow: Chinese Room

  • Mr. Richard Brookhiser, Senior Editor, National Review and author of James Madison


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