2017 Law Review Symposium: Defining the Constitution’s President Through Legal & Political Conflict

 

The University of Richmond Law Review presents a symposium on Defining the Constitution’s President Through Legal and Political Conflict, which will explore how the American presidency has been shaped by the Obama and Trump administrations through clashes with other branches of the federal government, as well as state attorneys general.

3 MCLE credits are available to attendees. Free admission. Breakfast and lunch will be provided, with a dessert reception to follow.

Click Here To Register To Attend.

A Live Stream of the Event Will Be Available Here.

 

Morning Session

8:00 AM – Registration & Breakfast
Registration and breakfast will be available from 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM in the University of Richmond School of Law Atrium.

 

9:00 AM – Symposium Welcome
Wendy C. Perdue, Dean, University of Richmond School of Law
Andrew E. Hemby, Symposium Editor, University of Richmond Law Review

 

9:05 AM – Keynote Address
Mark L. Earley, Sr., former Attorney General of Virginia and Virginia State Senator

 

9:30 AM – Panel Discussion: Sources of Law for the Constitutional Definition of Executive Power
Eric J. Segall, Kathy and Lawrence Ashe Professor of Law, Georgia State University College of Law
Tuan N. Samahon, Professor of Law, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Moderator: Kevin C. Walsh, Professor of Law, University of Richmond School of Law

 

10:30 AM – Break

 

10:45 AM – Panel Discussion: Scope of Executive Power
Aditya Bamzai, Associate Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
Henry L. Chambers, Jr., Austin E. Owen Research Scholar & Professor of Law, University of Richmond School of Law
Moderator: Jud Campbell, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Richmond School of Law

 

11:45 AM – Lunch
Lunch will be served in the University of Richmond School of Law Atrium & Moody Plaza.

 

Afternoon Session

12:45 PM – Panel Discussion: State Responses to Federal Executive Power
Elbert Lin, Former Solicitor General of West Virginia
Trevor S. Cox, Acting Solicitor General of Virginia
Jonathan D. Shaub, Assistant Solicitor General, Tennessee
Moderator: Carl W. Tobias, Williams Professor of Law, University of Richmond School of Law

 

2:00 PM – Panel Discussion: Congressional Checks on Executive Power
Michael J. Gerhardt, Samuel Ashe Distinguished Professor in Constitutional Law, University of North Carolina School of Law
Neal E. Devins, Sandra Day O’Connor Professor of Law, William & Mary Law School
Moderator: Erin Collins, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Richmond School of Law

 

3:00 PM – Dessert Reception
The dessert reception will be held in the University of Richmond School of Law Atrium.