Can the Constitution Be Saved?
Spring 2017 Meeting
March 31-April 2, 2017
Dallas, Texas


2017 Spring Meeting
Can the Constitution Be Saved?

Preliminary Program

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
     John Marini, University of Nevada
     Tiffany Miller, University of Dallas

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
     John Eastman, Chapman University
     Michael Federici, Mercyhurst University
     Christopher Wolfe, University of Dallas