Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute on
“Guns, Dog Fights, and Corporate Political Speech: Another Year at the Supreme Court” -- a review of October Term 2009 and a preview of October Term 2010

When: Thursday, October 21. 11:30am (Registration); 12:00am (Lunch)
Where: Oliver Cafe at The Sports Club LA/OC, 1980 Main St. (just off MacArthur), Irvine, 92614 (949) 975-8400 (Note: New Location)

Parking: Please park in the parking structure next to the Sports Club and bring ticket to lunch for validation.  Click here for directions.

Cost: $35 for buffet luncheon and 1 hour MCLE credit. The Federalist Society is a California Sate Bar approved provider of MCLE. 

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Special Additional Speaker: Jeremy Rosen of Horvitz, Levy in Los Angeles will be announcing the Federalist Society survey results and white paper on "California Courts and the Economy, 2010." This will reveal significant data on how judicial selection has impacted our state of economic liberty and business autonomy in California.
Ilya Shapiro is a senior fellow in constitutional studies at the Cato Institute and editor-in-chief of the Cato Supreme Court Review. Before joining Cato, he was a special assistant/advisor to the Multi-National Force in Iraq on rule of law issues and practiced international, political, commercial, and antitrust litigation at Patton Boggs and Cleary Gottlieb. Mr. Shapiro has contributed to a variety of academic, popular, and professional publications. He clerked for Judge E. Grady Jolly of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, while living in Mississippi and traveling around the Deep South. Mr. Shapiro holds an A.B. from Princeton University, an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics, and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. From 2004 to 2007 wrote the "Dispatches from Purple America" column for TCS He also regularly provides commentary on a host of legal and political issues for various TV and radio outlets, including CNN, Fox News, ABC, CBS, NBC, Univision, "The Colbert Report," and American Public Media's "Marketplace."  Click here to read Mr. Shapiro's views on Obamacare.

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