Federalist Society

Robert M. Chesney, "Beyond the Battlefield, Beyond Al Qaeda: The Destabilizing Legal Architecture of Counterterrorism"

Robert M. Chesney is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Charles I. Francis Professor in Law at the University of Texas at Austin School of Law.

This talk was recorded on February 21, 2013, and sponsored by the Federalist Society.


61:10 minutes (56 MB)

Harvey C. Mansfeld, "A Critique of Legal Realism"

Professor Harvey Mansfield is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Government at Harvard University. He received his AB and his PhD from Harvard University and has taught at Harvard since 1962. Professor Mansfield is a preeminent scholar of political philosophy and government, having written on or translated works by Aristotle, Edmund Burke, Thomas Hobbes, and Alexis de Tocqueville.


63:06 minutes (57.78 MB)

Randy Barnett and Anup Malani, "Who Won the Obamacare Case?"

Professor Randy Barnett is the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory at the Georgetown University Law Center. After getting his bachelor's from Northwestern University and his law degree from Harvard Law School, Professor Barnett was a prosecutor in the Cook County States' Attorney's Office. He then took several academic positions before coming to GULC in 2006.


60:20 minutes (55.24 MB)

Diversity Month Program: Mia Love: Being a Minority and a Conservative

Date: 
01.29.2013
Location: 
Room II

The Federalist Society and the Black Law Students Association present Mia Love: Being a Minority and a Conservative. This Diversity Month Program is sponsored by the Office of the Dean Students. 

Diversity Month Program: Debate on Affirmative Action

Date: 
01.15.2013
Location: 
Room II

The Federalist Society, American Constitution Society, ACLU, and the Black Law Students Association present a debate on Affirmative Action. Peter Kirsanow and Jose Padilla will be participating in the event.  This Diversity Month Program is sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students.

Richard Epstein and Andrew Koppelman, "The Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act"

Todd Itami, rising third-year student in the University of Chicago Law School, moderates a debate on the constitutionality of President Obama's healthcare program at an event on Monday, May 14, 2012 at the University of Chicago Law School.


62:19 minutes (71.31 MB)

Richard Epstein and Andrew Koppelman, "The Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act"

Todd Itami, rising third-year student in the University of Chicago Law School, moderates a debate on the constitutionality of President Obama's healthcare program at an event on Monday, May 14, 2012 at the University of Chicago Law School.

ACS and the Federalist Society Present: Judges Ikuta and Pryor

Date: 
04.30.2012
Location: 
Room II

Judge Sandra Ikuta serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She received her masters in journalism from Columbia University and her JD from UCLA School of Law in 1988. She went on to clerk for Judge Alex Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit and U.S.

Federalist Society Presents: Lee Lieberman Otis Award Presentation to Elder Dallin H. Oaks

Date: 
05.03.2012
Location: 
Law School Courtroom

The Lee Lieberman Otis Award for Distinguished Service recognizes alumni who have shown dedication to public service and a commitment to the ideals of the Federalist Society: individual liberty, traditional values, and the rule of law. The 2012 Winner is Elder Dallin H. Oaks. 

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