• 2018 Symposium

Federalism in an Age of Polarization

February 9-10, 2018

Friday, February 9
Stanford Law School, Room 190

12:30 – 1:45 P.M.
Keynote Lunch Presentation
Jeffrey B. Wall, Principal Deputy Solicitor General of the United States

2:00 – 3:30 P.M.
Can Federalism Still Be Cooperative? Bridging the Federal-State Divide

3:30 – 3:45 P.M.
Coffee Break

3:45 – 5:00 P.M.
Litigating Federalism: A Conversation with State Solicitors General

5:30 – 6:45 P.M.
Cocktail Reception

7:00 – 9:00 P.M.
Keynote Dinner Address
Stuart F. Delery, Litigation Partner at Gibson, Dunn, & Crutcher
Former Acting Associate Attorney General of the United States
Located in Faculty Club. Registration required and limited to the Stanford Law School community.

Saturday, February 10
Stanford Law School, Room 190

9:15 – 9:45 A.M.
Breakfast Available

9:45 – 11:00 A.M.
Cities and Counties Who Sue: Municipal Rights and Federalism

11:05 A.M. – 12:20 P.M.
Police Powers: Criminal Justice and Federalism

12:30 – 1:30 P.M.
Lunch Available

Participants include:
Jeff Adachi, Public Defender, City and County of San Francisco
Yishai Blank, Professor, Tel Aviv University
Richard Briffault, Professor, Columbia Law School
Jessica Bulman-Pozen, Professor, Columbia Law School
Jeffrey L. Fisher, Professor, Stanford Law School
Michael Greve, Professor, Antonin Scalia Law School
Nicole Huberfeld, Professor, Boston University
Jacob H. Huebert, Director of Litigation, Liberty Justice Center
Aaron Lindstrom, Solicitor General of Michigan
Jonathan F. Mitchell, Visiting Professor, Stanford Law School
Kathleen Morris, Professor, Golden Gate University
Noah Purcell, Solicitor General of Washington
Issachar Rosen-Zvi, Professor, Tel Aviv University
Raúl Torrez, Bernalillo County District Attorney
Benjamin Wagner, Partner, Gibson, Dunn, & Crutcher
James R. Williams, County Counsel, Santa Clara County
Barbara Underwood, Solicitor General of New York
Diego Zambrano, Bigelow Fellow, University of Chicago

Register here.

For more information contact Symposium Editor Chuck Roberts (cetr@stanford.edu).

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