What: 2016 National Lawyers Convention
Who: Lawyers, non-profits, government employees, faculty, students
When: Thursday, November 17 – Saturday, November 19 2016
Where: The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Why: This year’s convention theme: “The Jurisprudence and Legacy of Justice Scalia.” Valuable practice group breakout sessions, Continuing Education credits, addresses by Supreme Court judges, Ivy League law school professors, high-profile attorneys and more
It’s Time to Prep for the 2016 National Lawyers Convention
There’s a lot going on at this years’ National Lawyers Convention in D.C. Many of our clients are law firms and law offices, so we wanted to share some information about this years’ convention. Aside from an amazing lineup of speakers and addressees, there are a multitude of events and breakout sessions planned for this years’ convention that are sure to be the professional highlight of 2016 for many lawyers.
Speaking of speakers, who’s speaking at this years’ convention?
2016 National Lawyers Convention Speaker Highlights
Convention showcase sessions to include:
- Justice Scalia: Text Over Intent and the Demise of Legislative History
- Rules Versus Standards in Constitutional and Statutory Interpretation
- Transforming Statutory Interpretation
- Areas of Constitutional Doctrine Transformed – Roundtable discussion
Scheduled practice group breakout sessions include:
- The Evolution of Justice Scalia’s Views on Administrative Law
- The Second Amendment: Enforcing the Heller Decision
- Originalism and the First Amendment
- The Future of Section 101 of the Patent Act
- The Battle for the Gig Economy
- Justice Scalia’s Telecommunications Legacy
- Justice Scalia’s Contributions to Antitrust Law
- Justice Scalia and the Criminal Law
- Justice Scalia’s Property Rights Jurisprudence
- Has the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Helped Consumers?
- Justice Scalia on Federalism and Separation of Powers
- Justice Scalia’s Jurisprudence and National Security
For more information about this years’ convention, check out The Federalist Society website.