The Cato Institute’s Center for Constitutional Studies Presents a Symposium

The Supreme Court: Past and Prologue

A Look at the October 2012 and 2013 Terms

To celebrate Constitution Day and the publication of the twelfth annual Cato Supreme Court Review.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
10:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.


Cato Institute
1000 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001

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Symposium Program

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Registration

10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Welcoming Remarks

Roger Pilon
Vice President for Legal Affairs and Director, Center for Constitutional Studies
Cato Institute

Introduction

Ilya Shapiro
Editor-in-Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Panel I: Equal Protection





Moderator: Ilya Shapiro
Editor-in-Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review

Gail Heriot, Professor of Law, University of San Diego Law School

Roger Clegg, President, Center for Equal Opportunity

Elizabeth B. Wydra, Chief Counsel, Constitutional Accountability Center

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 - 2:15 p.m. Panel II: Property, Money, and International Human Rights





Moderator: Roger Pilon
Vice President for Legal Affairs and Director, Center for Constitutional Studies
Cato Institute

Ilya Somin, Professor of Law, George Mason University Law School

Andrew M. Grossman, Associate, Baker & Hostetler LLP

Kenneth Anderson, Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law

2:15 - 3:30 p.m. Panel III: Patents and Class Actions





Moderator: Walter Olson
Senior Fellow, Cato Institute

Gregory Dolin, Associate Professor of Law, University of Baltimore Law School

David Olson, Associate Professor of Law, Boston College Law School

Mark Moller, Associate Professor of Law, DePaul University College of Law

3:30 - 3:45 p.m. Break

3:45 - 5:00 p.m. Panel IV: Looking Ahead: October Term 2013





Moderator: Ilya Shapiro
Editor-in-Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review

Howard Bashman, Law Offices of Howard J. Bashman

Tom Goldstein, Partner, Goldstein & Russell LLP

Marcia Coyle, Supreme Court Reporter, National Law Journal

5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Annual B. Kenneth Simon Lecture

Freedom of the Press: A Liberty for All, or a Privilege for Some?






Hon. David B. Sentelle
U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Reception

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