6th Annual Constitution Day

The Supreme Court: Past and PrologueA Look at the October 2006 and October 2007 Terms

Date and Time
September 17, 2007 10 AM - 7 PM EDT
1st floor/Wintergarden

Ilya Shapiro is a vice president of the Cato Institute, director of the Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies, and publisher of the Cato Supreme Court Review.

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

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


Mark Moller
Editor in Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Panel 1: Rights Revisited: Affirmative Action, Partial Birth Abortion, and Property Rights

Download Podcast of Welcoming Remarks and Panel 1

Moderator: Mark Moller
Editor in Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review

Samuel Estreicher
Professor of Law, New York University School of Law

Nelson Lund
Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law

Roger Pilon
Vice President, Cato Institute

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch — Wintergarden
1:00 - 2:15 p.m. Panel 2: Spotlight on Law and Regulation: Massachusetts v. EPA, Watters v. Wachovia Bank, and Philip Morris v. Williams

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Moderator: Mark Moller
Editor in Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review

Andrew Morriss
Professor, University of Illinois College of Law

G. Marcus Cole
Professor of Law, Stanford Law School

Evan Tager
Partner, Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP

2:15 - 3:30 p.m. Panel 3: Speech and Conscience: FEC v. Wisconsin Right to Life, Hein v. Freedom from Religion Foundation and Davenport v. WEA

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Moderator: Ilya Shapiro
Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute

Lillian BeVier
Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law

Richard Garnett
Professor of Law, University of Notre Dame Law School

Erik Jaffe
Partner, Law Offices of Erik S. Jaffe, P.C.

3:30 - 3:45 p.m. Break
3:45 - 5:00 p.m. Panel 4: Looking Forward: The October 2007 Term

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

Tom Goldstein
Partner, Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP

Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz
Associate Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Bradford Berenson
Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Annual B. Kenneth Simon Lecture — The Once and Future First Amendment

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Hon. Janice Rogers Brown
Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

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

Registration is closed for this event.