Independence Hall
The Philosophy of Law
April 10-11, 1981
The Drake Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

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Friday, April 10

3:30 - 5:00      Registration

5:00 - 6:00      Reception 

6:00 - 9:00      Dinner
          M. Stanton Evans, Chairman - "The Case for Natural Law
          Ralph McInerny, University of Notre Dame - "The Case Against Natural Law"
          Ernest van den Haag, New York Law School

 

Saturday, April 11

8:45 - 9:30     Annual Breakfast Meeting of Membership (Members only)

10:00 - 11:30       "The Higher Law Background of the Constitution" 
          Edward B. McLean, Chairman
          Roger Pilon, Institute for Humane Studies - "Foundations of Justice"
          Edwin Vieira, Attorney at Law - "Justice in the Constitution"      

12:00 - 1:30    Luncheon
         
The Honorable John P. East - "Needed:  A Public Philosophy for America"

2:00 - 3:30     "Is the Constitution 'A Living Document'?"
          Francis A. Connell, Jr., Chairman
          Arthur Shenfield, Barrister and Lecturer Dwight Murphey, Wichita State University

4:00 - 5:30     "Law and the Family"
          William F. Campbell, Chairman
          Walter Berns, American Enterprise Institute
          Bruce Hafen, Ricks College