4:30pm - November 20, 2019 - Silverman 245A
On Wednesday, November 20, in Silverman 245A at 4:30 PM, please join the Master in Law Program for an address (sponsored by the Penn Law Federalist Society) by Professor Michael Gerhardt on impeachment procedure and precedent. One of the nation's leading experts in constitutional law, Professor Gerhardt is the Samuel Ashe Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of North Carolina School of Law and Director of the UNC Center on Law and Government. He has testified before Congress more than a dozen times, and served as the only joint witness in the Clinton impeachment proceedings in the House. Among the procedures discussed will be the applicable burdens of proof in the House and Senate, their distinct responsibilities, whether rules of evidence apply, and what, if any, particular procedures Congress must follow in exercising their powers in this area. A light reception will follow the program.
12:00 pm - November 14, 2019 - Gittis 213
On Thursday, November 14, at noon, in Gittis 213, please join the Penn Law Federalist Society in welcoming Judge John K. Bush of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (sponsored by Grover Hermann Lectures in Law). After graduating from Harvard Law School, Judge Bush served as a law clerk to Judge J. Smith Henley of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and began his legal practice at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in Washington D.C. Prior to joining the court, Judge Bush was a partner in the Louisville office of Bingham Greenebaum Doll, where he co-chaired the firm’s litigation department. Primo’s Hoagies, with a kosher/vegetarian option, will be served.
12:00 pm - November 13, 2019 - Gittis 1
On Wednesday, November 13, at noon, in Gittis 1, please join the Penn Law Federalist Society in welcoming Kurt Lash for a discussion (sponsored by Grover Hermann Lectures in Law) on the Ninth Amendment. A graduate of Yale Law, Professor Lash clerked for Judge Robert R. Beezer of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and is the author of The Lost History of the Ninth Amendment, among many other works. He now teaches at the University of Richmond Law School, where he founded the Richmond Program on the American Constitution. Joining Professor Lash for this discussion will be Mitch Berman, a Penn Law professor. Indian food, with a kosher/vegetarian option, will be served.
12:00 pm - November 7, 2019 - Gittis 1
On Thursday, November 7, at noon, in Gittis 1, please join the Penn Law Federalist Society and the Penn Law American Constitution Society for a discussion (sponsored by Grover Hermann Lectures in Law) on First Amendment deregulatory efforts. Featuring Professor Amanda Shanor of Wharton, Adam Gustafson, a partner at Boyden Gray & Associates in Washington D.C., Professor Kermit Roosevelt of Penn Law, and Professor Derek Bambauer of the James E. Rogers College of Law (University of Arizona), the panel will be offering varied perspectives on different trends, including those in religious liberty and cybersecurity. Yiro-Yiro, with a kosher/vegetarian option, will be served.