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



Registration for meetings of The Philadelphia Society is open to members of the Society and their invited guests.


Book your room for the 2017 Spring Meeting

The Adolphus Hotel
1321 Commerce Street
Dallas  TX  75202 
Phone: 214-742-8200

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