Yale Law School Hosts Federalist Society Student Symposium

The 2002 Federalist Society National Student Symposium on “Law and Truth” will be held at Yale Law School, 127 Wall Street, on March 1 and 2.

Speakers include Theodore Olson, solicitor general of the United States; Anthony Kronman, dean of Yale Law School; John Walker, chief judge, Second Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals; Guido Calabresi, U.S. Court of Appeals; Dennis Jacobs, U.S. Court of Appeals; Brett Kavanaugh, associate White House counsel; Akhil Amar, professor, Yale Law School; Yale Kamisar, professor, University of Michigan; and John McGinnis, professor, Cardozo Law School.

This year the annual student symposium returns to Yale, where the Federalist Society was founded 20 years ago. Judges, academics and lawyers from around the country will debate issues ranging from the ethical problems highlighted by the collapse of Enron to the ability of the jury system to find truth. For more information, see the Yale Law School Federalist Society’s website at www.yale.edu/federalist.

The following will be available for interviews: Professor John McGinnis, Cardozo Law School
Contact damara.griffith@yale.edu; 203 436-4778
Michael Yaeger, symposium coordinator
michael.yaeger@yale.edu; 203 787-2849
Emil Kleinhaus, president, Yale Law School Federalist Society
emil.kleinhaus@yale.edu; 203 787-6813.

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