Resolved: The Individual Mandate is Unconstitutional – A Debate

Friday, Apr. 9 @ 11am in BLB 109. The Federalist Society invites you to join us for a Heathcare Debate, followed by Pappas BBQ!! Mr. Todd Gaziano, the Director for the Center of Legal and Judicial Studies at the Heritage … Continue reading

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The Role of Natural Law in American Jurisprudence

Thursday, Mar. 11 @ Noon in BLB 109.

J. Budziszewski, professor of Government at UT Austin and nationally renowned expert on natural law, and John Hittinger, professor at the Center for Thomistic Studies at University of St. Thomas and expert on natural law, will be discussing the basics of natural law and its role in American jurisprudence.

This event made possible by a generous grant from the Templeton Foundation.

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Trademarks and the First Amendment

Monday, Mar. 1 @ Noon in The Heritage Room.

Join the Federalist Society & IPSO for a discussion regarding the 1st Amendment and Trademark law.

Featuring:
Prof. William Ford of the John Marshall Law School
&
Paul Van Slyke an attorney of Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP.

Free lasagna and cheesecake from Maggiano’s will be served!!

This event is made possible by a generous grant from the Templeton Foundation

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The Unconstitutional Census

Monday, Feb. 15 @ Noon in BLB 109.

The Federalist Society is hosting Professor John Baker (LSU Law) today for a lunchtime discussion.  Professor Baker has entitled his remarks, “The Unconstitutional Census,” and will be presenting a stand-alone speech, after which there will be plenty of time for students/faculty to ask questions/harass him.  Professor Baker is a very frequent speaker at FedSoc events, and is an all-around entertaining person to listen to, so come out to hear what he has to say.

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Federal Hate Crimes

Wednesday, Feb. 10 @ Noon in BLB 109.

Join UHLC Federalist Society as we present Professor James Jacobs from NYU School of Law discuss current issues in Federal Hate Crimes Legislation.

As always, Free Food following the event.

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A Moral Defense of Capital Punishment

Wednesday, Feb. 3 @ Noon in BLB 109

The Federalist Society will be hosting Professor Stephanos Bibas today for a lunchtime discussion.  Professor Bibas, a former Supreme Court clerk, will focus him remarks on providing a moral defense of capital punishment.  UHLC professor Adam Gershowitz will offer a short commentary to Prof. Bibas’ remarks, after which there will be some time for questions from students/faculty.

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Piracy and the MPAA

Thursday, Jan. 28 @ 12 Noon in BLB 109.

The UHLC Federalist Society is proud to present a discussion between:

Mr. John G. Malcolm (Former MPAA Senior VP & Director of Worldwide Piracy Operations) & Prof. Paul Janicke (UHLC)

FREE Chick-Fil-A!

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The Mojave Desert War Memorial Cross

Tuesday, Jan. 26 @ Noon in BLB 109.

The Federalist Society will be hosting a debate featuring Mr. Kelly Shackelford, CEO and Chief Counsel of Liberty Legal Institute tomorrow during the lunch hour.  Mr. Shackelford will be debating UHLC professor Peter Linzer on an issue currently before the Supreme Court of the United States in Buono v. Salazar.  At issue in the case is whether a war memorial cross, erected in the Mojave Desert (federal land), should be taken down.

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Is International Law U.S. Law?

Join the UHLC Federalist Society for its last event of the semester!

Professor David Moore of BYU Law School and Professor Jordan Paust of the University of Houston Law Center will be debating the topic: Is international law U.S. law?

Food will be provided!

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More Guns. Less Crime.

Wednesday, Nov. 11 @ 12 Noon in BLB 109.

Professor, author, and prominent gun rights expert, Dr. John Lott, will be discussing his views of government control over gun rights.

About the speaker:

John Richard Lott Jr. is a senior research scientist at the University of Maryland, College Park. He has previously held research positions at other academic institutions including the University of Chicago, Yale University, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and the American Enterprise Institute. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from UCLA, and his areas of research include econometrics, law and economics, public choice theory, industrial organization, public finance, microeconomics, labor economics, and environmental regulation.

Lott is an author in both academia and in popular culture. He is a frequent writer of opinion editorials, has published over 90 articles in peer-reviewed academic journals related to his research areas, and has authored five books, including More Guns, Less Crime, The Bias Against Guns, and Freedomnomics.

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