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

The Supreme Court: Past and Prologue
A Look at the October 2007 and October 2008 Terms

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

Wednesday, September 17, 2008
10:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
F.A. Hayek Auditorium


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


Five (5) Virginia CLE credits will be available. For credit in other states, please contact your state accrediting board.

Symposium Program

10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Registration  F. A. Hayek Auditorium Foyer

10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Welcoming Remarks — F. A. Hayek Auditorium

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 1: The Constitution Restored?  Revisiting the First, Second, and Fourth Amendments

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

Clark Neily
Senior Attorney, Institute for Justice

Erik Jaffe
Principal, Law Office of Erik S. Jaffe P.C.

Luke M. Milligan
Assistant Professor of Law, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville






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12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch — Wintergarden

1:00 – 2:15 p.m. Panel 2: Challenges at Home and Abroad: International Law and The War on Terror

Moderator: Roger Pilon
Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute

Marty Lederman
Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Jeremy Rabkin
Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law

Ilya Shapiro
Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute






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2:15 – 3:30 p.m. Panel 3: The Business of the Court: Securities, Energy, Regulation

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

Adam C. Pritchard
Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School

Richard P. Bress
Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP

Rebecca K. Wood
Partner, Sidley Austin LLP







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3:30 – 3:45 p.m. Break

3:45 – 5:00 p.m. Panel 4: Looking Ahead: October Term 2008

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

Thomas C. Goldstein
Partner, Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP

Eugene Scalia
Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Bradford Berenson
Partner, Sidley Austin LLP






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5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Annual B. Kenneth Simon Lecture: Is the Constitution Libertarian?



Randy Barnett
Professor of Legal Theory, Georgetown University Law Center






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6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Reception — Wintergarden