Monday, March 31, 2014

History and the Meaning of the Constitution

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law announces this year's Cleveland State University Law Review Symposium, co-sponsored by school's the law review and Federalist Society.  The symposium, for which an application for CLE credit is pending, is entitled History and the Meaning of the Constitution.  It will take place on Friday, April 18, from  9:00am to 12:15pm, in the law school's Moot Court Room, 1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115.  The speakers are:

Patrick Charles, "History as a Guidepost to Interpreting the Constitution"

Sheldon Gelman, "Court-packing and the 'Switch in Time': Recent Developments"

Scott Gerber, "Liberal Originalism: The Declaration of Independence and Constitutional Interpretation

Lee Strang, "Originalism's Promise and Limits"