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Preserve The Constitution - 2013 Event Series

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Leading Voices in Law and Policy Come Together in Defense of Liberty

The Heritage Foundation's Preserve the Constitution Series seeks to restore the courts to their proper constitutional role and to enforce the constitutional limits on government. This annual series features a variety of live events - from panel discussions to keynote addresses that provide clarity on complex issues.

Join us LIVE at The Heritage Foundation as some of the nation's most respected judges, scholars, lawyers, and policy analysts provide their insights and perspectives on the big issues of the day.

October

Thursday, October 3

Political Speech and the IRS: Protecting the First Amendment

Featuring

  • Dr. John C. Eastman
    Chairman, National Organization for Marriage
  • Cleta Mitchell
    Partner, Foley & Lardner
  • Bradley A. Smith
    Chairman, Center for Competitive Politics
  • Hosted by: Hans von Spakovsky
    Senior Legal Fellow, The Heritage Foundation

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Thursday, October 10

Recess is Over: Playing Around with Presidential Appointments

Featuring

  • The Honorable Mike Lee
    United States Senate (R-UT)
  • John Yoo
    Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley School of Law
  • Michael Stern
    Director, Point of Order
  • Hosted by: Elizabeth Slattery
    Senior Legal Policy Analyst, The Heritage Foundation

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Joseph Story Distinguished Lecture

Featuring

  • The Honorable Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain
    Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Hosted by: The Honorable Edwin Meese, III
    Former United States Attorney General

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Wednesday, October 30

Does the Treaty Power Threaten Our System of Limited Government?

Featuring

  • The Honorable Ted Cruz
    United States Senate (R-TX)
  • Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz
    Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Steven Groves
    Senior Research Fellow, The Heritage Foundation
  • Sarah Cleveland
    Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
  • Hosted by: Andrew Kloster
    Legal Fellow, The Heritage Foundation

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September

Thursday, September 12

The Last Stand: The Fight of State Attorneys General to Preserve Federalism

Featuring

  • The Honorable Scott Pruitt
    Attorney General, State of Oklahoma
  • The Honorable Derek Schmidt
    Attorney General, State of Kansas
  • The Honorable Luther Strange
    Attorney General, State of Alabama
  • The Honorable Alan Wilson
    Attorney General, State of South Carolina
  • Moderated by: Fred Barnes
    Executive Editor, The Weekly Standard

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Friday, September 20

Does Technology Lead to Tyranny? The Fourth Amendment and New Technologies in a Digitized World

Featuring

  • Miguel Estrada
    Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Susan Herman
    President, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Orin Kerr
    Professor, The George Washington University Law School
  • Hosted by: Paul Larkin
    Senior Legal Research Fellow, The Heritage Foundation

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Tuesday, September 24

Supreme Court Preview of the 2013 Term

Featuring

  • Paul Clement, Former Solicitor General of the United States and Partner, Bancroft PLLC
  • John Elwood, Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • Hosted by: John Malcolm, Director, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, The Heritage Foundation

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Featured Speakers Include

  • Senator Mike Lee
  • Senator Ted Cruz
  • Paul Clement
    Former Solicitor General
  • and Other Distinguished Legal Scholars
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