The Rule of Law
April 25-27, 2003
New Orleans, LA


Friday, April 25
7:00 - 9:00 Dinner
Edwin Meese III, The Heritage Foundation, Chairman
Kenneth Starr Special Prosecutor, Author of First Among Equals
Saturday, April 26
10:00 - 11:30 The Foundations of the Rule of Law
Chairman, Daniel Oliver
Joseph F. Johnston, Jr., DrinkerBiddle&Reath, Presentation
Craig Stern, Regent University Presentation
Steve Calabresi Northwestern University
12:00 - 1:30 Luncheon
Chairman William F. Campbell
Edwin Meese III, The Rule of Law Revisited
2:00 - 3:30 Free Market Economics and the Rule of Law
Chairman, Chip Mellor, Institute of Justice
Eduardo Mayora, Francisco Marroquin University, Presentation
Todd J. Zywicki, George Mason University School of Law
Bruce Frohnen, Ave Maria School of Law, Presentation
3:30 - 4:00 Coffee Break
4:00 - 5:30 The Rule of Law and Terrorism
Eugene B. Meyer, Federalist Society, Chairman
Lino Graglia, University of Texas Law School, Presentation
Randy Barnett, Boston University School of Law
Sunday, April 27
8:30 - 10:00 Domestic Challenges to the Rule of Law
Danny J. Boggs, U.S. 6th Circuit Judge, Chairman
Herman Belz, James Madison Fellowship Foundation
Michael McConnell, U.S. 10th Circuit Judge, University of Utah
John Baker, LSU Law School
10:00 - 11:00 Global Prospects for the Rule of Law
Carlos Ball AIPE, Chairman, Introduction
Martin Palous, Czech Republic Ambassador to the U.S.
Ricardo Rojas, Judge, Criminal Court, Argentina