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Preserve The Constitution - 2015 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.

All events will be hosted at The Heritage Foundation and begin at Noon EDT (unless noted)

September

Tuesday, September 15

Evenwel v. Abbott: What Does One-Person, One-Vote Really Mean?

Featuring

  • Andrew M. Grossman
    Associate, Baker Hostetler LLP and Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute
  • Sean Trende
    Senior Elections Analyst, RealClearPolitics
  • Hosted by:Hans von Spakovsky
    Senior Legal Fellow, The Heritage Foundation

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Tuesday, September 22

Supreme Court Preview of the 2015 Term

Featuring

  • Paul Clement
    Former Solicitor General of the United States and Partner, Bancroft PLLC
  • Lisa Blatt
    Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP
  • Hosted by:Elizabeth Slattery
    Legal Fellow, The Heritage Foundation

RSVPWatch Online

Tuesday, September 29

Advocacy & the First Amendment: Should Nonprofits Disclose Their Donors?

Featuring

  • Brad Smith
    Chairman, Center for Competitive Politics and Professor of Law, Capital University Law School
  • John Samples
    Vice President and Publisher, Cato Institute
  • Hosted by:Hans von Spakovsky
    Senior Legal Fellow, The Heritage Foundation

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October

Thursday, October 8

Due Process Goes to School: How to Handle Campus Sexual Assault Cases

Featuring

  • Heather Mac Donald
    Thomas W. Smith Fellow, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
  • KC Johnson, Professor,
    Brooklyn College
  • Samantha Harris
    Director of Policy Research, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
  • Hosted by: Andrew Kloster
    Legal Fellow, The Heritage Foundation

RSVPWatch Online

Friday, October 16 at 11:00am

Does the Fourteenth Amendment Require Birthright Citizenship?

Featuring

  • John Eastman
    Henry Salvatori Professor of Law and Community Service, Chapman University School of Law
  • James Ho
    Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP and former Solicitor General of Texas
  • Hosted by: John Malcolm
    Director, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, The Heritage Foundation

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Wednesday, October 21 at 5:30 p.m., with reception to follow

Joseph Story Distinguished Lecture

Featuring

  • The Honorable Carlos T. Bea
    Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Hosted by: The Honorable Edwin Meese III
    former Attorney General of the United States

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Friday, October 30

Resolved: The Supreme Court Should Revisit the Privileges or Immunities Clause

Featuring an Oxford Style Debate with

  • Randy E. Barnett
    Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory, Georgetown Law Center
  • The Honorable Stephen J. Markman
    Justice, Michigan Supreme Court
  • Hosted by: Paul J. Larkin, Jr.
    Senior Legal Research Fellow, The Heritage Foundation

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Featured Speakers Include

  • Judge Carlos BeaJudge Carlos T. Bea
     
  • Paul ClementPaul Clement Former Solicitor General
  • Heather MacDonaldHeather Macdonald, Thomas W. Smith Fellow, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
  • and Other Distinguished Legal Scholars
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