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2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference

October 19, 2018

The Pennsylvania chapters of the Federalist Society will host the 2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference on October 19 at the Pyramid Club in Philadelphia. Online registration is closed, but on-site registration will be available.

Opening Address
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

  • Hon. Ronald D. Castille - Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (1994-2014); Chief Justice (2008-2014)

Panel 1: Approaches to Constitutional and Statutory Interpretation
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

  • Hon. Anne E. Covey - Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court
  • Prof. Michael Moreland - University Professor of Law and Religion, Villanova University, Charles Widger School of Law and Director, Eleanor H. McCullen Center for Law, Religion and Public Policy, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
  • Hon. David N. Wecht - Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Moderator: David R. Osborne - President and General Counsel, The Fairness Center

Lunch and Keynote Address 
12:30 p.m.  – 2:00 p.m.

  • Hon. Jeffrey S. Sutton - U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

51 Imperfect Solutions: States and the Making of American Constitutional Law

Panel 2: Hot Topics in Pennsylvania Courts
2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • Hon. P. Kevin Brobson - Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania
  • Hon. Victor P. Stabile - Superior Court of Pennsylvania
  • Moderator: Linda A. Kerns - Law offices of Linda A. Kerns, LLC

Closing Remarks - "Living the Rule of Law"
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Hon. William M. McSwain - U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Closing Reception
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CLE: 4 hours of Pennsylvania state CLE credit will be available.

Cost to Attend

  • $20 Members & Government 
  • $30 Non-members
  • $10 Students

*Prices will be $15 higher on-site.*
Online registration will close at 2:00 PM, Thursday, October 18. No refunds will be issued after this time.

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10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Opening Address

2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference

Topics: Constitution • Federalism • State Courts • State Governments
Pyramid Club
1735 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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  • Hon. Ronald D. Castille - Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (1994-2014); Chief Justice (2008-2014)

Speakers

11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Panel 1: Approaches to Constitutional and Statutory Interpretation

2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference

Topics: Constitution • Federalism • State Courts
Pyramid Club
1735 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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  • Hon. Anne E. Covey - Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court
  • Prof. Michael Moreland - University Professor of Law and Religion, Villanova University, Charles Widger School of Law and Director, Eleanor H. McCullen Center for Law, Religion and Public Policy, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
  • Hon. David N. Wecht - Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Moderator: David R. Osborne - President and General Counsel, The Fairness Center

Speakers

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lunch and Keynote Address by Jeffrey Sutton

2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference

Topics: Federal Courts • Federalism • State Courts • State Governments • Federalism & Separation of Powers
Pyramid Club
1735 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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  • Hon. Jeffrey S. Sutton - U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

51 Imperfect Solutions: States and the Making of American Constitutional Law

Speakers

2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Panel 2: Hot Topics in Pennsylvania Courts

2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference

Topics: Constitution • Federalism • State Courts • State Governments
Pyramid Club
1735 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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  • Hon. P. Kevin Brobson - Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania
  • Hon. Victor P. Stabile - Superior Court of Pennsylvania
  • Moderator: Linda A. Kerns - Law offices of Linda A. Kerns, LLC

Speakers

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks - "Living the Rule of Law"

2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference

Topics: Constitution • Federalism • State Courts • State Governments
Pyramid Club
1735 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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  • Hon. William M. McSwain - U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Speakers

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closing Reception

2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference

Pyramid Club
1735 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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