September 17, 2009
The Supreme Court: Past and Prologue A Look at 2008 and October 2009 Terms
10:30 am – 7:00 pm, Cato Conference
To celebrate Constitution Day and the publication of the eighth volume of the annual Cato Supreme Court Review.
DC Conference on the SCOTUS certiorari process
The Yale Law School Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic and The Yale Law Journal Online, the forthcoming online platform of The Yale Law Journal, will host a half-day conference, "Important Questions of Federal Law": Assessing the Supreme Court’s Case Selection Process, on September 18, 2009, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The conference will consider the nature and causes of changes in the Supreme Court’s docket in recent years, as well as suggestions for reform of the certiorari process. The conference is made possible by the generous support of the Oscar M. Ruebhausen Fund.
2009 National Lawyers Convention
Washington, DC – November 12-14, 2009
The Federalist Society’s National Lawyers Convention is scheduled for Thursday, November 12 through Saturday, November 14 at the Mayflower Hotel. The theme for this year’s convention is "The Federal Government’s Economic Role in our Constitutional System." The Annual Dinner will take place the evening of Thursday, November 12 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel.