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