Federalist Society Pennsylvania Statewide Conference

Joshua Windham

Join us for the first Pennsylvania state-wide Federalist Society conference in Harrisburg on October 19. We will feature three panels, covering methods of judicial selection, occupational licensing, and political gerrymandering. The conference will also feature remarks by Robert DeSousa, State Director for Sen. Toomey, and by Hon. Thomas Hardiman of the 3d Cir. The cost is low, and you will receive 3 hours of CLE for attending.

Our schedule for the event is as follows:

10am – 10:30am: Check-in

10:30am – 11am: Remarks from Bob DeSousa, State Director for Sen. Toomey

11am – 12:15pm: What Is The Right Method For Choosing Judges?

  • John Soroko, Chairman, Duane Morris LLP
  • Ron Hicks, Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts
  • Rep. Brian Cutler (R-Lan.), Member, Pennsylvania House of Representatives

12:15pm — LUNCH

12:30pm-1:45pm: Is Political Gerrymandering A Constitutional Problem?

  • Hans von Spakovsky, Heritage Foundation
  • Christopher Nicholas, Eagle Consulting Group
  • Michael Li, Brennan Center for Justice

2pm-3:15pm: Do We Need All Those Licenses: Occupational Licensing In Pennsylvania.

  • Ian Harlow, Pennsylvania Commissioner of Professional and Occupational Affairs
  • Joshua Windham, Institute for Justice
  • Travis Gery, former Pennsylvania Commissioner of Professional and Occupational Affairs

3:30-4: Remarks from Hon. Thomas Hardiman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

4-5: Reception

Event SponsorFederalist Society, Philadelphia Lawyers Chapter
Event Date and Time Thursday, October 19, 2017
10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Additional Informationhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/federalist-society-pennsylvania-statewide-conference-tickets-37984038281
Event Location

Hilton Harrisburg
1 North 2nd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101


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