4th Annual Constitution Day Conference

Conference
September 21, 2005 10:30AM
Auditorium/1st floor/Wintergarden
Cato Institute, Washington, D.C.
NOTE THE DATE HAS CHANGED to Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Conference Schedule


10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
Roger Pilon
Vice President for Legal Affairs and Director, Center for Constitutional Studies
Cato Institute

Introduction
Mark K. Moller
Editor in Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review, Cato Institute
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Panel 1
Enumerated Powers: Requiem for Mr. Rehnquist’s Federalism?
Moderator: Mark K. Moller
Editor in Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review, Cato Institute

Randy E. Barnett
Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Law
Boston University School of Law and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute

Todd J. Zywicki
Professor of Law
George Mason University School of Law

Kevin C. Newsom
Solicitor General of Alabama
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 2:15 p.m. Panel 2
Constitutional Rights: Property, Religion, and Government Speech
Moderator: Mark K. Moller
Editor in Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review, Cato Institute

Steven J. Eagle
Professor of Law
George Mason University School of Law

Roger Pilon
B. Kenneth Simon Chair in Constitutional Studies
Cato Institute

Daniel E. Troy
Partner, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood
2:15 - 3:30 p.m. Panel 3
Crime and Punishment: Overcriminalization, Sentencing, and the Federal Perspective
Moderator: Robert A. Levy
Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies
Cato Institute

Harvey A. Silverglate
Counsel, Good & Cormier

Timothy Lynch
Director, Project on Criminal Justice
Cato Institute

Rod Rosenstein
United States Attorney
District of Maryland
3:30 - 3:45 p.m. Break
3:45 - 5:00 p.m. Panel 4
Looking Forward: The October 2005 Term
Moderator: Timothy Lynch
Associate Director, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute

Jonathan Adler
Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Peter B. Rutledge
Catholic University Law School

Thomas Goldstein
Partner, Goldstein & Howe
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Annual B. Kenneth Simon Lecture in Constitutional Thought:
“Religion and the Constitution: A Libertarian Perspective”

Nadine Strossen
Professor, New York Law School,
President, American Civil Liberties Union

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