Flashback to 2009 Federalist Society Lawyer’s Convention Live Blog Day #2

November 15th, 2016

Yesterday, I provided a flashback to the first day of the 2009 Federalist Society Lawyer’s Convention, with some of my earliest blogging. Here are the posts from Day #2.

Ilya Somin’s Discussion of Federalism



Constitutional Interpretation & the Bill of Rights

Friday, Nov. 13
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Grand Ballroom

– Presentation: Prof. Burt Neuborne, Inez Milholland Professor of Civil Liberties, Legal Director, Brennan Center for Justice, New York University School of Law
Commentary: Prof. Randy E. Barnett, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory, Georgetown University Law Center
Moderator: Hon. Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit


Showcase Panel II: Bailouts and the Government as Insurer of Last Resort

Friday, Nov. 13
10:15 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Grand Ballroom

Hon. C. Boyden Gray, Gray & Schmitz LLP and Former U.S. Ambassador to the European Union
Mr. Maurice R. Greenberg, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, C.V. Starr & Co., Inc.
Dr. Robert D. McTeer, Distinguished Fellow, National Center for Policy Analysis
Hon. Steven Wallman, Chief Executive Officer, Foliofn
– Moderator: Hon. Janice Rogers Brown, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit


Interview with Judge O’Scannlain

Interview with David Bernstein


Financial Services: Re-Privatization of the Financial Sector
Friday, Nov. 13
12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.
East Room

Mr. John A. Allison, Chairman, BB&T Corporation and Distinguished Professor of Practice, Wake Forest University School of Business
Prof. William Black, Associate Professor of Economics and Law, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
Mr. Michael Paese, Director of Government Affairs, Goldman Sachs
Mr. Alex J. Pollock, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
Mr. Andrew J. Redleaf, Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Whitebox Advisors LLP
– Moderator: Hon. Jerry E. Smith, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit