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12:00PM - February 20, 2020 - Gittis 213
On Thursday, February 20, at noon, in Gittis 213, please join the Penn Law Federalist Society in welcoming Judge Chad Readler of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. A graduate of Michigan Law, Judge Readler began his legal career as a law clerk for Judge Alan Norris on the Sixth Circuit. After practicing at Jones Day in Ohio, he served as the principal deputy and acting assistant attorney general for the Civil Division at the United States Department of Justice. He was nominated to the court by President Trump in 2018. Judge Readler will be discussing his transition from the executive to the judicial branch. Mexican food, with a Kosher/vegetarian option, will be served.
12:00PM - February 12, 2020 - Gittis 1
On Wednesday, February 12, at noon, in Gittis 1, please join the Penn Law Federalist Society in welcoming Stephen Halbrook for a discussion on past and upcoming Second Amendment litigation. A graduate of Georgetown Law, Mr. Halbrook is the winner of three cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, including Printz v. United States and United States v. Thompson-Center Arms Company. He has authored numerous books on the Second Amendment and is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute. Joining Mr. Halbrook for this discussion will be Mark Frassetto, Senior Counsel and Deputy Director at Everytown for Gun Safety. Indian food, with a Kosher/vegetarian option, will be served.
12:00PM - February 6, 2020 - Gittis 214
On Thursday, February 6, at noon, in G214, please join the Federalist Society and the Kairos Open Discourse Society as we welcome Mr. John Malcolm to discuss the merits and critiques of the death penalty. Mr. Malcolm is the Vice President for the Institute for Constitutional Government, and the Director of the Meese Center for Legal & Judicial Studies at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. A graduate of Harvard Law, Mr. Malcolm has spent several stints with the Department of Justice, as an assistant U.S. attorney in Atlanta and as deputy assistant attorney general in the Criminal Division. Joining Mr. Malcolm for this important discussion will be Penn Law’s Claire Finkelstein. Yiro-Yiro, along with a Kosher/vegetarian option, will be served.
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12:00PM - February 5, 2020 - Gittis 214
On Wednesday, February 5, at noon, in Gittis 214, please join the Federalist Society in welcoming Misha Tseytlin, the former Solicitor General of Wisconsin, for a discussion of the landmark gerrymandering case, Gill v. Whitford. A graduate of Georgetown Law, Mr. Tseytlin clerked for Judge Alex Kozinski on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Janice Rogers Brown on the D.C. Circuit, and Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. For more than three years, Mr. Tseytlin served as the Solicitor General of Wisconsin. In this role, Mr. Tseytlin argued Gill v. Whitford, winning a 9-0 victory at the Supreme Court. Joining Mr. Tseytlin will be Judge James J. Eisenhower, a member of the Pennsylvania Court of Judicial Discipline. Food from Pattaya, along with a Kosher/vegetarian option, will be served.
12:00PM - January 30, 2020 - Gittis 213
On Thursday, January 30, at noon, in Gittis 213, please join the Penn Law Federalist Society in welcoming Judge Michael Brennan of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit for a conversation on the legacy of the Anti-Federalists. A graduate of the Northwestern University School of Law, Judge Brennan clerked for Chief Judge Robert Warren on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin and for Judge Daniel Manion on the Seventh Circuit. Before being appointed to the Seventh Circuit, he served as an assistant district attorney in Milwaukee and as a judge on the Milwaukee County Circuit. Mexican food, with a kosher/vegetarian option, will be served.
12:00PM - January 29, 2020 - Gittis 214
On Wednesday, January 29, at noon, in Gittis 214, please join the Penn Law Federalist Society in welcoming Nicholas Rosenkranz of Georgetown Law for a conversation on a new model of judicial review. A graduate of Yale Law, Professor Rosenkranz clerked for Judge Frank Easterbrook on the Seventh Circuit and for Justice Anthony Kennedy at the Supreme Court. He served as an Attorney-Advisor at the Office of Legal Counsel in the U.S. Department of Justice and often testifies before Congress as a constitutional expert. Joining Professor Rosenkranz for this discussion will be Robert Reinstein, a professor and former dean at Temple Law. Primo Hoagies, with a kosher/vegetarian option, will be served.
12:00PM - January 22, 2020 - Gittis 2
On Wednesday, January 22, at noon, in Gittis 2, please join the Penn Law Federalist Society and the Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice in welcoming Alicia Hilton. A graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, Ms. Hilton is an author, law professor, and former FBI Special Agent. She will be discussing the Double Jeopardy Clause of the Fifth Amendment in the aftermath of Gamble v. United States. Joining her for this discussion will be Lauren Ouziel, a Temple Law professor and former federal prosecutor. Greek Lady, with a kosher/vegetarian option, will be served.
12:00PM - January 16, 2020 - Gittis 214
This Thursday, January 16, please join us in Gittis 214 for a conversation with Ms. Kathryn Ciano, senior regulatory counsel for Uber, on the future of big tech regulation. Ms. Ciano has served as senior counsel for Uber for more than three years, dealing with many of the legal and regulatory issues the company has faced during that time. Joining Ms. Ciano will be Penn Law’s own Professor Elizabeth Pollman, an expert in regulation, startups, and the intersection of law and technology. Wishbone, along with a Kosher/vegetarian option, will be served.