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Fifth Annual Justice Anthony Kennedy Lecture Series

Date: 6:00pm PDT October 21, 2013 Location: Legal Research Center

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    Richard and Frances Mallery Professor and Director of the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School

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Dean Robert Klonoff of Lewis & Clark Law School cordially invites you to attend the

Fifth Annual Justice Anthony Kennedy Lecture Series

featuring Professor Michael W. McConnell, Richard and Frances Mallery Professor and Director of the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School.

Madison’s Unheeded Warnings:  Pathologies of the Modern Regulatory State

About Michael McMconnell

Michael W. McConnell is the Richard and Frances Mallery Professor and Director of the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School. From 2002 to the summer of 2009, he served as Circuit Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.  Prior to his appointment to the bench, McConnell was the Presidential Professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah, and before that the William B. Graham Professor of Law at the University of Chicago.  He has also been a frequent visiting professor at Harvard Law School. 

In his academic work, McConnell has written widely on such subjects as freedom of religion, segregation, unenumerated rights, and constitutional history and theory. He is co-editor of The Constitution of the United States (Foundation Press 2010), Religion and the Law (Aspen Pub. Co. 2002), and Christian Perspectives on Legal Thought (Yale Univ. Press 2002). In 1996, he was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

McConnell graduated from Michigan State University (B.A. 1976) and the University of Chicago Law School (J.D. 1979). Before entering teaching, he served as law clerk to Chief Judge J. Skelly Wright on the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and for Associate Justice William J. Brennan, Jr., on the United States Supreme Court, as Assistant General Counsel of the Office of Management and Budget, and as Assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States.  McConnell has argued thirteen cases in the Supreme Court. In March he will argue Horne v. U.S. Dep’t of Agriculture.  He is of counsel to Kirkland & Ellis in D.C.  

About the Justice Kennedy Lecture series

The lecture series, now in its fifth year, is designed to promote discussion of cutting-edge issues affecting the U.S. Supreme Court and the Constitution. The program was established with the approval of Justice Anthony Kennedy when he visited the law school in the fall of 2008.  The Kennedy Lecture serves as the annual Lewis & Clark commemoration of Constitution Day.

CLE Credit:  1 OSB CLE Credit will be sought.

 

Event Details:

Title:  Madison’s Unheeded Warnings: Pathologies of the Modern Regulatory State

When: Monday, October 21, 2013 @ 6:00pm

Where:  Legal Research Center, Lewis & Clark Law School

Cost:  Free and open to the public

Parking:  Please look for signs directing you to parking locations.  Parking is $2 per vehicle after 4pm.

Kindly RSVP by Thursday, October 17, 2013

 

Questions? Contact: Anh Le | Executive Legal Assistant to the Dean | anhle@lclark.edu | 503-768-6912

Event Contact

Office of the Dean
Anh Le, Executive Legal Assistant to the Dean
503-768-6912
anhle@lclark.edu