News 2003

July 2 : April 30 : April 22 : March 7

July 2, 2003

  • July 21 Debate on Presidential Recess Appointments

    The American Bar Association's Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Section will hold a debate titled, "At Whose Peril? Exercising the President's Power to Make Recess Appointments" between Doug Kmiec, Dean, Catholic University, Columbus School of Law, and former Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel, and Louis Fisher, Senior Specialist in Separation of Powers, Government and Finance Division, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress The debate will be moderated by the Honorable Kenneth Starr, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis and former United States Circuit Judge and Solicitor General of the United States. The debate will take place Monday, July 21, 2003 from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. at the Bank of America Building, 730 15th Street NW, Washington, D.C. Cost: $15 for ABA Admin Law members, $20 for non-members, $10 for law students and includes lunch. Please click HERE for registration information.

April 30, 2003

  • Property Rights, Takings and Compensation

    The Administrative Law Practice Group hosted a panel on Regulatory and Deregulatory Takings on July 25, 2002. Please click HERE to read the transcript of this panel. (PDF)

April 22, 2003

  • FDA and the First Amendment Transcript

    The Administrative Law Practice Group hosted a panel on the FDA and the First Amendment on October 25, 2002. Please click HERE to read the transcript of this panel, which included an introduction by Erik S. Jaffe, Law Firm of Erik S. Jaffe PC and Chair, Federalist Society Free Speech Subcommittee, and panelists Richard M. Cooper, Williams & Connolly and former FDA Chief Counsel Arnold Friede, Pfizer Inc., Legal Division; Richard Samp, Washington Legal Foundation; William Schultz, Zuckerman Spader and former FDA Associate Commissioner for Policy; Bruce Silverglade, Center for Science in the Public Interest and William C. Waller, Venable, Baetjer, Howard & Civiletti, LLP, Chair, Federalist Society Food & Drug Subcommittee as moderator. (PDF)

March 7, 2003


    The Administrative Law Practice Group presents a full-day Tax Policy Conference which will cover various facets of current Tax Policy, including a legislative update from Ken Kies, Managing Director of the Federal Policy Group at Clark/Bardes Consulting and former Joint Committee on Taxation Chief of Staff, a lunchtime presentation by Assistant Attorney General Eileen J. O'Connor of the Tax Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, and three panel discussions spanning such topics as the IRS' new disclosure regulations and their impact, pending legislation to further the government's war on tax shelters, perspectives on the government's economic substance doctrine, and the prospects for reform of international taxation. Please click HERE for details and registration.

2003 The Federalist Society