Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Teles and Tushnet on the Conservative Legal Movement

HLS in Focus: The Official JD Admissions Blog at Harvard Law School, has a post on a joint session by Steven Teles and Mark Tushnet on (what else) the Conservative Legal Movement, sponsored by the Federalist Society. The post commences:
As the ‘changing of the guard’ continues to take place down in Washington this spring, conservatives and libertarians are seeing their power crumble and their government job prospects evaporate into the ether of political upheaval. Or are they? The Federalist Society recently invited Professor Mark Tushnet and Steven Teles, a professor of political science at Johns Hopkins and the author of The Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement, to discuss the fate of the Federalist Society in the wake of 25 years of marked success. Is there still work to be done or will it disappear into an ‘end of history’ haze of obsolescence?
More here.