Date and Time:
Friday, February 4, 2011 – Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 4 p.m.
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism, the conference will involve the presentation of a variety of new works concerning originalism. All scholars who are interested in originalism are invited to attend.
- Will Baude (Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber): Impure Originalism
- Commentator: Vikram Amar (Davis)
- Robert Bennett (Northwestern): Originalism and The Living American Constitution
- Commentator: Larry Solum (Illinois)
- John Harrison (Virginia): Suspension of Habeas Corpus
- Commentator: Stephen Vladeck (American)
- Heidi Hurd (Illinois): A Critique of Intentionalism
- Commentator: Stanley Fish (Florida International)
- Rick Kay (Connecticut): Constituent Authority
- Commentator: John McGinnis (Northwestern)
- Bernadette Meyler (Cornell): Expanded Pardons: Presidents Prevailing Over Kings
- Commentator: Sai Prakash (Virginia)
- Michael Paulsen (St. Thomas): The Dormant Fourteenth Amendment
- Commentator: Earl Maltz (Rutgers)
- Professor Michael D. Ramsey – University of San Diego School of Law
- Professor Michael B. Rappaport – University of San Diego School of Law
- Professor Steven D. Smith – University of San Diego School of Law
This event was made possible with support from the Hugh & Hazel Darling Foundation.
About the Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism (CSCO)
Originalism is the view that the Constitution has a fixed and knowable meaning established at the time of its enactment. The Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism at the University of San Diego School of Law has as its mission the study of all aspects of originalism. In particular, the Center studies arguments for and against the originalist theory of interpretation, the variety of specific originalist interpretive methods, and the original meaning of particular constitutional provisions. For more information about the Center, visist the CSCO Web site.