News 2003

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 click HERE 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. Click HERE 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.

2003 The Federalist Society