Independence Hall
Is There Still a Legal Order?
April 26-28, 1996
Stouffer Renaissance Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

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Friday, April 26

4:00 - 6:00   Registration 

6:00 - 7:00   Reception

7:00- 9:00    Dinner 
          Invocation - John Howard
          Tribute to Don Lipsett - Lowell C. Smith
          M.D.B. Carlisle, Chairman
          Martin Lee, Chairman, Democratic Party; Member, Legislative Council - Hong Kong
          Countdown to 1997: The Future of The Rule of Law in Hong Kong


Saturday, April 27

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

10:00 - 11:30    Is There Still Moral Responsibility in the Law? 
          Eugene Meyer, Chairman
          Michael I. Krauss, George Mason University Law School
          Stephen J. Markman, Michigan Court of Appeals
          Robert A. Sirico, Acton Institute

12:00 - 1:30    Luncheon - Joseph A. Morris, Chairman
          In Honor of Henry Regnery - Stephen J. Tonsor, University of Michigan

2:00 - 3:30    Is There Still a Constitution? 
          Stephen D. Presser, Chairman
          Lino A. Graglia, University of Texas
          Roger Pilon, Cato Institute
          Ellis Sandoz, Eric Voegelin Institute

3:30 - 4:00    Coffee Break

4:00 - 5:30    Is There Still a Law of Nature and of Nations?
          John Willson, Chairman
          Forrest McDonald, University of Alabama: Natural Law
          William Van Cleave, Southwest Missouri State University: Treaty Law
          M. Stanton Evans, National Journalism Center: Divine Law

6:30    Reception

7:30    Optional Dinner
          To Hell With Culture: What is it That We Must Conserve?


Sunday, April 28

8:30 - 11:00    Where Does the Law Go From Here? 
          Edwin Meese In, Chairman
          David Forte, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
          William Tete, Loyola University
          Michael Uhlmann, Ethics and Public Policy Center