December 16 :May 16 : April 22 : April
11 : January 27
December 16, 2003
- Liability for True but Misleading Speech
The Federalist Society's Free Speech & Elections Practice Group
will host a program titled, "Is Truth in the Eye of the Beholder?:
Does the First Amendment Protect Fact-Based Speech that Could
be Misleading?" on January 15th, 2004 in Washington, D.C. Please
for details about this program.
May 16, 2003
- Campaign Finance Decision Video
On May 12, the Federalist Society and the CATO Institute co-sponsored
a forum on the recent Campaign Finance Decision. Speakers included
The Hon. Kenneth W. Starr, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis,
and counsel to Senator Mitch McConnell; Jan Witold Baran,
Partner, Wiley, Rein & Fielding, and counsel to Senator Mitch
McConnell; The Hon. Randolph D. Moss, Partner, Wilmer,
Cutler & Pickering, and counsel to Congressional Sponsors
of the Legislation, as Defendant Intervenors; and The Hon.
Trevor Potter, Partner, Caplin & Drysdale, and counsel
to Congressional Sponsors of the Legislation, as Defendant Intervenors.
C-SPAN recorded the event and posted the video on their web site.
to watch the video on Real One Player. Click HERE
to download Real One Player for free.
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
April 11, 2003
- Allison Hayward has written a white paper entitled "Drafting
Buckley v Valeo: The Court, Liberty, and Politics," which
can be accessed by clicking HERE.
January 27, 2003
- The Free Speech & Election Law Practice Group will host a panel
discussion on "Elections through Litigation." The panel will take
place on Wednesday, February 12 at 12:00 p.m. Please click HERE
for more details and to register.