Constitution at the Crossroads - American Constitution Society

Different Ways to Make a Difference: Nontraditional. Lawyers and Their Impact on the Law. Ruben Bolling, Cartoonist, Tom the Dancing Bug. Barry Eisler, Author, thrillers including The Lost. Coast (2011) and Inside Out (2010). Seema Gajwani, Program Officer for Criminal and. Juvenile Justice, Public Welfare Foundation.
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2 0 1 1 A C S N ational C onvention

Constitution at the Crossroads: Progress Imperiled? Capital Hilton | Washington, D.C. June 16–18, 2011

Featured Speaker U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.

2 0 1 1 A C S Nat i o n a l C o n v e Thursday, June 16

Dodd-Frank and the Future of Securities Litigation *

2:00–3:45 p.m.

Moot Court Finals

David M. Brodsky, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP

4:00–5:30 p.m.

Opening Session

Darren J. Check, Partner, Barroway Topaz Kessler Meltzer & Check, LLP

Different Ways to Make a Difference: Nontraditional Lawyers and Their Impact on the Law Ruben Bolling, Cartoonist, Tom the Dancing Bug Barry Eisler, Author, thrillers including The Lost Coast (2011) and Inside Out (2010) Seema Gajwani, Program Officer for Criminal and Juvenile Justice, Public Welfare Foundation Dahlia Lithwick, Senior Editor, Slate Eric Liu, Co-Founder, The True Patriot Network Matthew McGough, Author, Screenwriter, including episodes for NBC’s “Law & Order”

7:00–9:00 p.m.

Gala Dinner with U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.

Friday, June 17 8:00–9:00 a.m.

Lawyer Chapter Leadership Session

9:00–10:45 a.m.

Plenary *

Christine S. Azar, Partner, Labaton Sucharow LLP

John C. Coffee Jr., Professor of Law, Columbia Law School Sanford P. Dumain, Partner, Milberg LLP Jay W. Eisenhofer, Managing Director, Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. Jill E. Fisch, Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School Byron S. Georgiou, President, Georgiou Enterprises Salvatore J. Graziano, Partner, Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP Marc I. Gross, Partner, Pomerantz, Haudek, Grossman & Gross LLP Lee Harris, Professor of Law, University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Barbara J. Hart, Chief Operating Officer, Lowey Dannenberg Cohen & Hart, P.C. Donald C. Langevoort, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center Saule T. Omarova, Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law Andrew J. Pincus, Partner, Mayer Brown Damon A. Silvers, Director of Policy and Special Counsel, AFL-CIO Barry A. Weprin, Partner, Milberg LLP

Text, History and Principle: What Our Constitution Means and How to Interpret It

Sentenced for Life: Considering the Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions

Akhil Reed Amar, Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Judge Lynn S. Adelman, United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

Joan Biskupic, Author of biographies on Justice Sandra Day O’Connor (2005), and Justice Antonin Scalia (2009); Legal Affairs Correspondent, USA Today

Cynthia Jones, Professor of Law, American University, Washington College of Law

Pamela S. Karlan, Professor of Law, Stanford Law School

Pat Nolan, Vice President, Prison Fellowship

Geoffrey R. Stone, Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School

U.S. Representative Robert C. “Bobby” Scott, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives

Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Judge Diane P. Wood, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions

Nkechi Taifa, Senior Policy Analyst for Civil and Criminal Justice Reform, Open Society Policy Center (OSPC) Yolanda Vázquez, Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Judicial Independence in Peril?

Privatization, the American Worker, and the Role of Government

Senior Associate Justice Mark D. Martin, North Carolina Supreme Court

Laura A. Dickinson, Professor of Law, Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law

Justice Richard Neely, Former Chief Justice of the West V