Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Federalist Society western conference on Native Americans

Third Annual Western Conference

Federal Sovereignty, State Sovereignty, and the Sovereignty of 562 Native American Tribes: A Match Made in Heaven or Somewhere Less Pleasant?

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John Fund, Carole Goldberg, Dan Kolkey, Joe Matel, Walter K. Olson, Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain, Maimon Schwarzschild, Tom Sansonetti, Alexander Tallchief Skibine, Carlos T. Bea, Kenneth W. Starr

Start : Saturday, January 24, 2009 10:00 AM

End : Saturday, January 24, 2009 6:00 PM

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
40 Presidential Drive
Simi Valley, CA 93065
Telephone: (805) 522-2977
Fax: (805) 520-9702

The Federalist Society
presents its
Third Annual Western Conference:

Utah State Capitol Building
Federal Sovereignty, State Sovereignty,
And The Sovereignty Of 562 Native American Tribes:
A Match Made In Heaven Or Somewhere Less Pleasant?

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
January 24, 2009

For directions, visit: http://www.reaganlibrary.com/pma/maps.asp.

Views and opinions expressed by the Federalist Society are not necessarily shared by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.


10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Conference Registration

10:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Roundtable Discussion: How Comfortably Does Tribal Sovereignty Fit With American Democratic Ideals?

12:00 noon – 1:45 p.m.
Luncheon Address

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion: International Law and Indian Law

3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Debate: The Apology Resolutions and the Akaka Bill

4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Student/Lawyer Reception

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
General Reception

Featured Speakers:

  • Hon. Carlos Bea, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • John Fund, Wall Street Journal
  • Prof. Carole Goldberg, UCLA School of Law
  • Dan Kolkey, Gibson, Dunn, & Crutcher LLP
  • Joe Matel, Legislative Counsel, Senate Judiciary Committee
  • Walter Olson, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
  • Hon. Diarmuid O'Scannlain, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • Prof. Maimon Schwarzschild, University of San Diego School of Law
  • Hon. Tom Sansonetti, Holland & Hart LLP
  • Prof. Alexander Tallchief Skibine, University of Utah College of Law
  • Hon. Kenneth W. Starr, Dean, Pepperdine University Law School

Registration details:

$30.00 for all Non-Students

CLE also available for an additional $20.00

Free for Students

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