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02/19/2021

Twelfth Annual Originalism Works-in-Progress Conference at the University of San Diego
Michael Ramsey

Friday and Saturday, we will host (virtually) the Twelfth Annual Hugh and Hazel Darling Foundation Originalism Works-in-Progress Conference at the University of San Diego Law School.  Here is the schedule (all times are Pacific Time):

Friday, Feb. 19

9:30 – 10:00    Informal Meeting Time and East Lunch (in break out rooms).           

10:00 -10:05    Dean’s Introduction

                        Dean Robert Schapiro (USD)

10:05 – 10:20 Opening Remarks

Michael Rappaport (USD)

10:20 – 11:35  First Paper: Richard Fallon (Harvard)                       

                        The Chimerical Concept of Original Public Meaning

                        Commentator: Gary Lawson (BU)

                        Moderator: Tom Colby (George Washington)

11:35 – 12:00  West Lunch (with informal chat in break out rooms).  

12:00 – 1:15    Second Paper: Nicholas Parrillo (Yale)

                        A Critical Assessment of the Originalist Case Against Administrative Regulatory                          Power: New Evidence from the Federal Tax on Private Real Estate in the 1790s

                        Commentator: Jennifer Mascott (Scalia)

                        Moderator: Mila Sohoni (USD)

1:15 – 1:30      Break (with informal chat in break out rooms).

1:30 – 2:45      Third Paper: Lawrence Solum (Virginia) & Max Crema (Georgetown)

                        The Original Meaning Of “Due Process Of Law” In The Fifth Amendment

                        Commentator: Tara Leigh Grove (Alabama)

                        Moderator: Larry Alexander (USD)

2:45 – 4:00      Social Hour (with informal chat in break out rooms).

Saturday, Feb. 20

8:15 – 8:45      Informal Meeting Time (in break out rooms).

8:45 – 10:00    Fourth Paper: Ernest Young (Duke)

                        Dying Constitutionalism And The Lost Years Of The Fourteenth Amendment

                        Commentator: Jamal Greene (Columbia)

                        Moderator: Steve Smith (USD)

10:00 – 10:30  East Lunch (with informal chat in break out rooms).

10:30 – 11:45  Fifth Paper: Jason Mazzone (Illinois) & Cem Tecimer (Harvard)

                        Originalism And Inter-Constitutional Interpretation

                        Commentator: Jack Balkin (Yale) 

                        Moderator: Shaakirrah Sanders (Idaho)

11:45 – 12:00  West Lunch (with informal chat in break out rooms).

12:00 – 1:15    Sixth Paper: Richard Epstein (NYU)

                        Patent Originalism

                        Commentator: Christina Mulligan (Brooklyn)

                        Moderator: Maimon Schwarzschild  (USD)

1:15 – 1:30      Break (with informal chat in break out rooms).

1:30 – 2:45      Seventh Paper: Evan Bernick (Georgetown)

                        Antisubjugation And The Equal Protection Of The Laws

                        Commentator: Michael McConnell (Stanford)

                        Moderator: Laurie Claus (USD)

2:45 – 2:50      Concluding Remarks

                        Michael Rappaport (USD)