12:00 pm - October 30, 2019 - Gittis 214
On Wednesday, October 30, at noon, in Gittis 214, please join the Penn Law Federalist Society and Penn Business Law Association in welcoming Sarah Harris for a discussion (sponsored by Grover Hermann Lectures in Law) on the Puerto Rico Fiscal Control Board appointments controversy. A graduate of Harvard Law School, Ms. Harris clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas and served as a Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Legal Counsel at the United States Department of Justice. She is currently a partner at Williams & Connolly in Washington D.C. Joining Ms. Harris for this discussion will be David Zaring, a Wharton professor. Mexican food, with a kosher/vegetarian option, will be served.
12:00 pm - October 17, 2019 - Gittis 213
On Thursday, October 17, at noon, in Gittis 213, please join the Penn Law Federalist Society in welcoming Michael Stokes Paulsen of the University of St. Thomas School of Law for a discussion on constitutional interpretation. After graduating from Yale Law School, Professor Paulsen joined the Department of Justice in the Criminal Division Honors Program, and has also served as an attorney-advisor in the Office of Legal Counsel. He is among the nation’s leading scholars of constitutional interpretation. Joining Professor Paulsen for this discussion will be Professor Michael Gerhardt, a visiting scholar at Penn Law. Thai food, with a kosher/vegetarian option, will be served.
12:00 pm - October 10, 2019 - Gittis 213
On Thursday, October 10, at noon, in Gittis 213, please join the Penn Law Federalist Society, American Constitution Society, and Kairos: Open Discourse Society in welcoming the Institute for Justice for a live recording of their Short Circuit Podcast. This episode will feature Penn Law’s own Mitch Berman, Claire Oakes Finkelstein, Eileen Kenney, and Matthew Stiegler. They will be discussing First Amendment cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Wishbone, with a kosher/vegetarian option, will be served.
12:00 pm - October 9, 2019 - Gittis 213
On Wednesday, October 9, at noon, in Gittis 213, please join the Penn Law Federalist Society and American Constitution Society in welcoming Clark Neily, the Vice President for Criminal Justice at the Cato Institute, for a discussion on qualified immunity and police accountability. After graduating from Texas Law and clerking for a federal district court judge, Mr. Neily was a senior attorney at the Institute for Justice and director of the Institute’s Center for Judicial Engagement. He served as co-counsel in District of Columbia v. Heller. Joining Mr. Neily for this discussion will be David Rudovsky, a Penn Law Professor. Primo Hoagies, with a vegetarian option, will be served.