2017 Spring Meeting
Can the Constitution Be Saved?
Friday, March 31
4:00 – 6:00 Registration
5:30 – 6:00 Fellowship Orientation
6:00 – 7:00 Reception
7:00 – 9:00 Dinner –
Chairman: Larry P. Arnn, President, The Philadelphia Society
Keynote Address: What Remains of the Rule of Law?
Judge Edith H. Jones, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Saturday, April 1
8:30 – 9:30 Annual Breakfast Meeting of the Membership (Members only)
10:00 – 11:30 The Causes of the Decline of the Constitution
Chair: Gary Gregg, University of Louisville
John McGinnis, Northwestern University
John Grant , Hillsdale College
12:00 -1:40 Luncheon
Chairman: Christopher G. Long,
Luncheon Address: What Remains of Property Rights?
Adam MacLeod, Associate Professor, Jones School of Law, Faulkner University
2:00 – 3:30 What To Do About the Regulatory State?
Chair: Daniel Lowenstein, UCLA
Neomi Rao, Antonin Scalia School of Law, George Mason University
John Marini, University of Nevada
3:30 – 4:00 Coffee Break
4:00 – 5:30 What To Do About Entitlements?
Chair: Robert Alt, The Buckeye Institute
Greg Weiner, Assumption College
William Voegeli, Claremont Review of Books
Sunday, April 2
8:45-10:30 The Future of the American Judiciary
Chair: Judge Danny Boggs, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
Hadley Arkes, The James Wilson Institute
John Eastman, Chapman University
Michael Federici, Mercyhurst University
Registration for meetings of The Philadelphia Society is open to members of the Society and their invited guests.