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

The Supreme Court: Past and Prologue

A Look at the October 2015 and 2016 Terms

To celebrate Constitution Day and the publication of the 15th annual Cato Supreme Court Review.

Thursday, September 15, 2016
10:30AM—7:00PM


Cato Institute
1000 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001


Symposium Program

10:00—10:30AM REGISTRATION
10:30—10:45AM WELCOMING REMARKS

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

INTRODUCTION

Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies and Editor-in-Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review

10:45—12:00PM PANEL I: CIVIL RIGHTS?

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

Amy Wax, Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Josh Blackman, Assistant Professor of Law, Houston College of Law
Hans von Spakovsky, Senior Legal Fellow, Heritage Foundation

12:00—1:00PM LUNCH

1:00—2:15PM PANEL II: HEALTHCARE, RELIGION, ABORTION, OH MY

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Moderator: Trevor Burrus, Research Fellow, Cato Institute

Elizabeth Price Foley, Professor of Law, Florida International University Law School
Mark L. Rienzi, Associate Professor of Law, Catholic University Columbus School of Law
David A. Hyman, Director, Epstein Program in Health Law & Policy, University of Illinois

2:15—3:30PM PANEL III: CRIMINALIZING PROPERTY

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

Emma Quinn-Judge, Partner, Zalkind, Duncan & Bernstein LLP
David B. Smith, Partner, Smith & Zimmerman PLLC
Ilya Somin, Professor of Law, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

3:30—3:45PM BREAK

3:45—5:00PM PANEL IV: LOOKING AHEAD: OCTOBER TERM 2016

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

Thomas C. Goldstein, Partner, Goldstein & Russell P.C.
Glenn Harlan Reynolds, Professor of Law, University of Tennessee College of Law
Lyle Denniston, Supreme Court Correspondent, National Constitution Center

5:00—6:00PM ANNUAL B. KENNETH SIMON LECTURE — STATE CONSTITUTIONS: FREEDOM’S FRONTIER

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Hon. Clint Bolick, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of Arizona

6:00—7:00PM RECEPTION


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