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    Government and Wealth Redistribution

    Panelists talked about government and wealth redistribution. They responded to questions from audience members following their remarks. This program was part of the Federalist Society 2009…

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    U.S. Economy and Global Financial Markets

    The panel discussed the origins, ramifications, and possible solutions of the economic crisis of 2008-2009. The panelists spoke on the dynamic intersection of legal studies, economics, and political…

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    Executive Power in Wartime

    Judge Pryor moderated a panel discussion on the federalist approach to executive power in wartime. The panelists addressed questions such as whether President Bush has acted legally in regard the war in Iraq, whether…

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    How Progressives Rewrote the Constitution

    Richard Epstein talked about his book How Progressives Rewrote the Constitution, published by Cato Institute. He argued that the U.S. Constitution was essentially rewritten, without benefit…

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    Free Markets Under Siege

    Richard Epstein talked about his book Free Markets Under Siege. He was interviewed by video remote from Washington, DC, and he responded to audience telephone calls.

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    Skepticism and Freedom

    Professor Epstein discussed his forthcoming book, Skepticism and Freedom: A Defense of Classical Liberalism, published by the University of Chicago Press. The author explained why he…

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    Rattling the Cage

    Panel members discussed animal rights particularly concerning Professor Wise’s book Rattling the Cage: Towards Legal Rights for Animals, published by Perseus. The author argues that basic…

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    Liability Issues for Health Plans

    Participants debated ways of establishing liability and accountability for health maintenance organizations. Among the issues they addressed were the merits of allowing patients to sue…

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    Supreme Court Term Review

    The panelists reviewed the significant cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court during the 1993-94 term and the impact of the newer justices, including Justice Ginsburg, on the Supreme Court.

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    Life & Career of Richard Epstein

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