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2009-2010 Events (Updated Regularly, All Events Will have FREE LUNCH!)

Speaker Date, Time Location Topic Co-Sponsoring Organization Format
Jonah Goldberg
Journalist, National Review
Author, Liberal Fascism: A Secret History of the American Left From Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning
Monday, 9/28/09
FPG Student Union, UNC Main Campus
Liberal Fascism UNC College Republicans and Young America's Foundation Speech
David Hyman
University of Illinois College of Law, Richard W. and Marie L. Corman Professor; Director, Epstein Program in Health Law and Policy Cato Institute, Adjunct ScholarAuthor, Medicare Meets Mephistopheles
Thursday, 10/15/09
Room 5048
Health Care Reform: Why Less Government, Not More, Is The Answer N/A Speech with commentary from UNC Professors Joan Krause and Richard Saver
Fred L. Smith, Jr.
President and Founder, Competitive Enterprise Institute
Wednesday, 10/28/09
Room 5046
Regulation and the Financial Crisis N/A Speech with commentary from UNC Professor Lissa Broome
Arnold Loewy
Texas Tech University School of Law, George R. Killam Jr. Chair of Criminal Law (UNC Law Professor for 38 years)
Thursday, 11/12/09
Room 5046
The Two Faces of Insanity: On the Criminal Insanity Defense N/A Debate with UNC Professor Michael Corrado
Alan Gura
Gura & Possessky, PLLC
Lead counsel for plaintiffs in DC v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago
Room 4085
Gunning For Slaughter-House: Incorporation of the 2nd Amendment Via Reviving the Privileges or Immunities Clause N/A Speech
Amy L. Wax
Robert Mundheim Professor of Law
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Monday, 1/25/10
Room 4085
Race, Wrongs, and Remedies: Group Justice in the 21st Century
N/A Speech
Eugene Kontorovich
Northwestern Law
Monday, 2/1/10
Room 5046
Israel's Place Among the Nations: Israel and International Law
Jewish Law Association
Arnold Loewy
Graham Kenan Professor of Law Emeritus (UNC); Texas Tech University School of Law, George R. Killam Jr. Chair of Criminal Law
Thursday, 2/11/10
Room 5048
A Modest Proposal for Ameliorating the Drug Problem: Let the Government Sell Drugs N/A TBD
Greg Baylor
Alliance Defense Fund
Thursday, 3/4/10
Attorney Greg Baylor on Christian Legal Society v. Martinez: SCOTUS to hear case on public law schools and religious student orgs N/A Speech
David Post
I. Herman Stern Professor of Law, Beasley School of Law at Temple University
Thursday, 3/18/10
In Search of Jefferson's Moose: Notes on the State of Cyberspace Carolina Intellectual Property Law Association Speech with commentary from Professor Deborah Gerhardt
William Mellor
President and General Counsel, Institute for Justice
Wednesday, 4/7/10
The Dirty Dozen: How Twelve Supreme Court Cases Radically Expanded Government and Eroded Freedom N/A TBD

Past Events

Speaker Date, Time Location Topic Co-Sponsoring Organization Format
Clark Neily -
Institute for Justice
Wednesday,11/5/08; Noon-1:00 Room 4085 School Choice and Religious Discrimination N/A Speech
Walter Olson - The Manhattan Institute Wednesday, 11/12/08; Noon-1:00 Room 4082 Dentists, Bartenders and Lawyer Unpopularity N/A Speech
Manuel Miranda - Former Counsel to Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist Thursday, 1/22/09; Noon-1:00 Room 5042 The Obama Presidency and the Fight for the Courts TBA Speech
Ward Connerly - American Civil Rights Institute Tuesday, 2/3/09; Noon-1:00 Room 4085 Legacy: Creating Equality and Affirmative Action Young America's Foundation Speech
Hal Stratton - Former Chairman of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission Wednesday, 2/11/09; Noon-1:00 Room 3049 How To Run a Regulatory Agency As A Free Marketer N/A Speech
Professor John McGinnis - Northwestern School of Law Thursday, 2/19/09; Noon-1:00 Room 4085 Originalism - Four defenses of originalist constitutional interpretation
Featuring Special Guest - Professor Michael Gerhardt
N/A Discussion
Federalist Society Elections and Viewing Party of John Stossel's 2008 Politically Incorrect Guide to Politics Thursday 2/26/09; Noon-1:00 Room 4082 Vote for 2009-10 Board, Eat great food and enjoy John Stossel's Awesome Special Report N/A Party!
Roger Pilon - Vice President of Legal Affairs of the Cato Institute Monday 3/2/09; Noon-1:00 Room 4085 Are Property Rights Opposed to Environmental Protection Featuring Special Guest - UNC Professor Donald Hornstein N/A Debate
Randy Barnett - Georgetown School of Law and author of Contracts and Constitutional law textbooks Monday 3/30/09; Noon-1:00 Room 4085 Was Lochner Right? Natural Rights and the Fourteenth Amendment N/A Speech
Terry Eastland- Publisher of The Weekly Standard Wednesday, 4/8/09; Noon-1:00 Room 4082 Race and Religion in the Age of Obama Featuring Special Guest - UNC Professor Bill Marshall! N/A Speech w/ Commentary

Notable Past Guest Speakers:

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