Great AdLaw/Reg Panels at The Federalist Society Annual Faculty Conference This Weekend

by Chris Walker — Monday, Dec. 29, 2014@chris_j_walker

Later this week the American Association of Law Schools (AALS) holds its annual meeting in Washington, DC (more details here). There are some terrific regulation-related panels at AALS this year, but preregistration is required and the attendance cost is pretty significant.

This weekend the Federalist Society will be hosting its annual faculty conference right across the street (at the Omni Shoreham). Preregistration is required, but uUnlike AALS the Federalist Society conference is free for professors as well as aspiring professors. You view the whole schedule and register here. [UPDATE: While preregistration would be helpful for planning purposes, the Federalist Society has informed me that it’s not at all required.]

The Federalist Society’s annual faculty conference is in its seventeenth year, and this year’s schedule is packed with administrative law and regulation topics from the nation’s leading experts. Here are some of the adlaw/reg highlights:

The Executive Power to Not Enforce the Law
9:00-10:45 am
Prof. John Harrison, University of Virginia School of Law
Prof. Gillian Metzger, Columbia Law School
Prof. Zachary Price, University of California Hastings College of Law
Prof. Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz, Georgetown University Law Center
Moderator: Prof. Tara Leigh Grove, William & Mary Law School
Lunch Debate: Resolved, that the Affordable Care Act does not authorize subsidies for individuals purchasing health insurance through federal exchanges
12:30-2:30 pm
Prof. Jonathan Adler, Case Western University School of Law
Prof. Nick Bagley, University of Michigan School of Law
Moderator: Prof. Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz, Georgetown University Law Center
Private Enforcement versus Government Regulation
4:45-6:30 pm
Prof. Lester Brickman, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Prof. Brian Fitzpatrick, Vanderbilt Law School
Prof. M. Todd Henderson, University of Chicago Law School
The Administrative State: Within the Bounds of Law?
9:30-11:15 am
Prof. Michael Greve, George Mason University School of Law
Prof. Philip Hamburger, Columbia Law School
Prof. Kristin Hickman, University of Minnesota Law School
Prof. Richard Pierce, The George Washington University School of Law
Moderator: Prof. John McGinnis, Northwestern University School of Law
A number of other panels include the presentation of adlaw/reg papers (for instance, I’ll be presenting my agency statutory interpretation study on Saturday afternoon). Check out the full schedule here for more details.
So if you are an adlaw professor (or an aspiring one) who will be in DC this weekend, definitely drop in and check out these terrific events (and don’t forget to preregister).
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About Chris Walker

Christopher Walker is a law professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Prior to joining the law faculty, Professor Walker clerked for Justice Anthony Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court and worked on the Civil Appellate Staff at the U.S. Department of Justice. His publications have appeared in the Michigan Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, Stanford Law Review, and University of Pennsylvania Law Review, among others. Outside the law school, he serves as one of forty Public Members of the Administrative Conference of the United States and on the Governing Council for the American Bar Association’s Section on Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. He blogs regularly at the Yale Journal on Regulation.

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