Fourth Annual Western Conference -
State Judiciaries and the Popular Will: What Deference Do Judges Owe to the People
When: Saturday, January 30, 2010 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Where: The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
40 Presidential Drive
Simi Valley, CA 93065
Telephone: (805) 522-2977 Fax: (805) 520-9702
Click here for directions to the Reagan Library
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Agenda - Click here to visit the Western Conference Website
Should Judges Consider the Economic Climate in Deciding Business Cases?
10:15 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
•Prof. Stephen Bainbridge, UCLA School of Law
•Mr. Al Latham, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP
•Prof. Shaun Martin, University of San Diego, School of Law
•Prof. Gerald Uelmen, Santa Clara Law School
12:00 Noon - 12:15 p.m. Screening: Ronald Reagan’s 1976 Convention Address and Comments
12:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Luncheon
•Keynote Speaker: Mr. Steven Hayward, Author, The Age of Reagan: The Conservative Counterrevolution 1980-1989
•Host: Hon. Edwin Meese, The Heritage Foundation and Former United States Attorney General
Should Judges Defer to Popular Referenda in the Same Way They Do to Legislative Decisions?
2:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
•Prof. Vikram Amar, University of California-Davis School of Law
•Mr. Jon Eisenberg, Eisenberg and Hancock, LLP
•Hon. Kenneth W. Starr, Peperdine University School of Law
•Prof. Eugene Volokh, UCLA School of Law
Discussion: Should States Have Supermajority Requirements to Raise Taxes and Pass a Budget: Should this Question Go to a State Convention?
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
•Prof. Ethan Leib, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
•Prof. Michael Rappaport, University of San Diego, School of Law
5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Closing Reception
•The Honorable Carlos T. Bea, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit
•The Honorable Sandra Ikuta, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit
•The Honorable Carolyn B. Kuhl, Los Angeles Superior Court
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Cost: Free for Students
$30.00 for all Non-Students. CLE available for an additional $20.00
No refunds for cancellations will be given by the Federalist Society after Wednesday, January 27th.