Agenda

Judicial Review: Historical Debate, Modern Perspectives, and Comparative Approaches
Thursday, October 15, 2009

4pm-5:30pm Keynote Address
Betts Theater, Marvin Center, 800 21st Street, NW
This is a ticketed event.  Tickets will be distributed to students via raffle.

Welcome: Frederick M. Lawrence, Dean and Robert Kramer Research Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School    

Introduction: Renée Lettow Lerner, Associate Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School

Keynote: The Honorable Anthony M. Kennedy, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States


6pm-8:30pm Dinner       
Dinner for invited guests. Kinkead’s, 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW


Friday, October 16, 2009

8am-9am Continental Breakfast and Registration
Dee Kelly Student Commons, Lerner Hall, 1st floor


9am-10:30am
Panel I: Law and Judicial Duty
Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, Lerner Hall (L101)

Moderator:

  • Renée Lettow Lerner, Associate Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School

Commentators:

  • Ann Althouse, Robert W. & Irma Arthur-Bascom Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School
  • Mary Sarah Bilder, Professor of Law, Boston College Law School
  • G. Edward White, David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law

Author Reply:            

  • Philip Hamburger, Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor of Law, Columbia Law School


10:30am-10:45am Coffee Break
Dee Kelly Student Commons, Lerner Hall, 1st Floor


10:45am-12:15pm

Panel II: The Will of the People
Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, Lerner Hall, L101

Moderator:

  • Peter J. Smith, Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School

Commentators :

  • Jenna Bednar, Associate Professor, University of Michigan Department of Political Science
  • William E. Forbath, Lloyd M. Bentsen Chair in Law, The University of Texas School of Law
  • Richard Primus, Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School                  

Author Reply:

  • Barry Friedman, Vice Dean and Jacob D. Fuchsberg Professor of Law, New York University Law School


12:30pm-2pm Lunch
Lunch for invited guests, Faculty Conference Center, Burns Hall, 5th floor


2pm-3:30pm Panel III: Contemporary & Comparative Approaches to Judicial Review
Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, Lerner Hall, L101

Moderator:

  • David Fontana, Associate Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School

Principal Speakers:

  • Nelson Lund, Patrick Henry Professor of Constitutional Law & the Second Amendment, George Mason University School of Law
  • Ayelet Shachar, Professor of Law and Canada Research Chair in Citizenship and Multiculturalism, University of Toronto Law School

Commentators:

  • Vicki C. Jackson, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law and Associate Dean of Transnational Legal Studies, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Harvard Law School


3:30pm-5pm Reception
Faculty Conference Center, Burns Hall, 5th floor                             

 


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