Welcome Reception Address
Wednesday, March 24 | 6:15 - 7:00 p.m. ET
The Honorable Ted Cruz (R-TX)
United States Senator
Remarks: "One Vote Away: How A Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History"
Plenary Session I - Textualism and Canons of Statutory Construction
Thursday, March 25 | 9:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. ET
Professor of Law, South Texas College of Law, Houston
*This speaker will present virtually.
Post-Lunch Presentation - Clerkship and Career Advice: A Conversation with Two Appellate Judges
Wednesday, March 25 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET
The Honorable Stuart Kyle Duncan
Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
The Honorable Greg Katsas
Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
Debate: Originalism vs. Common Good Originalism
Thursday, March 25 | 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ET
Distinguished Senior Fellow and Antonin Scalia Chair in Constitutional Studies, Ethic and Public Policy Center
Opinion Editor, Newsweek and Research Fellow, Edmund Burke Foundation
Moderator: GianCarlo Canaparo
The Heritage Foundation
Plenary Session III - The Steps to Standout Legal Writing: Bench Memos, Opinions, and Dissents*
Friday, March 26 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET
President, Legal Writing Pro LLC
*This speaker will present virtually. Please see resources tab.
Post-Lunch Presentation - Supreme Disorder: Judicial Nominations and the Politics of America's Highest Court*
Friday, March 26 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. ET
Director, Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute
*See resources tab.
Plenary Session IV - What I Wish I Knew Before My Clerkship?
Friday, March 26 | 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Former Clerk to Justice Samuel Alito and Circuit Judge Thomas Griffith
Former Clerk to Circuit Judge Kyle Duncan
Megan Lacy Owen
Former Clerk to Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Circuit Judge Diarmuid O'Scannlain, and District Judge Sidney Fitzwater
Former Clerk to Circuit Judge Joel Carson and District Judge James Teilborg, and District Judge Benjamin Beaton