Debate: Ilan Wurman & Genevieve Lakier, "Is Originalism Only a Means to Conservative Ends?"

Ilan Wurman is the author of A Debt Against the Living: An Introduction to Originalism. A nonresident fellow at the Stanford Constitutional Law Center, he will be visiting as an assistant professor of law at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University starting in June, where he will be teaching administrative law, constitutional law, and federal courts. He is a graduate of Claremont McKenna College and Stanford Law School. He clerked for Judge Jerry E. Smith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Genevieve Lakier is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Chicago, where her research explores the connections between culture and law. She is currently engaged in a long-term project exploring the cultural history of the First Amendment, and another project exploring the changing role of the state in the regulation of sex. Prof. Lakier has an AB from Princeton University, a JD from New York University School of Law, and an MA and PhD in anthropology from the University of Chicago. Between 2006 and 2008, she was an Academy Scholar at the Weatherhead Center for International and Area Studies at Harvard University. After law school, she clerked for Judge Leonard B. Sand of the Southern District of New York and Judge Martha C. Daughtrey of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Before joining the faculty, Prof. Lakier taught at the Law School as a Bigelow Fellow and Lecturer in Law.

Presented on April 2, 2018, by the Federalist Society.