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Life After Scalia: Justice Gorsuch and Modern Textualism on the Supreme Court

March 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Bedsole Moot Courtroom (140)
Sponsored by Alabama Law Review

8:00                  Continental Breakfast in the Bedsole Moot Courtroom Lobby


8:30 – 9:00      Welcome and Introduction

Dean Mark Brandon

University of Alabama School of Law


Hunter Pearce

Editor–in-Chief, Alabama Law Review


9:00– 10:15       Session I

Justice Scalia’s Textualist Legacy and His Influence on Justice Gorsuch

Victoria Nourse

Professor of Law, Georgetown Law


10:15 – 10:30    Break


10:30 – 11:45    Session II

The Politics of Judicial Nominations

Dr. Matthew J. Franck

Director, William E. and Carol G. Simon Center on Religion and the Constitution, The Witherspoon Institute


11:45 – 1:15      Lunch and Session III

Justice Gorsuch and Natural Law

Christopher Green

Associate Professor of Law, The University of Mississippi


1:15 – 1:30        Break


1:30 – 2:45      Session IV

Justice Gorsuch on Judicial Precedent

Hillel Levin

Professor of Law, University of Georgia


2:45 – 3:00      Break


3:00 – 4:15      Session V

Justice Gorsuch and the Future of Chevron

Heather Elliott

Alumni, Class of ’36 Professor of Law, The University of Alabama

Kristin Hickman

Harlan Albert Rogers Professor in Law, University of Minnesota


4:15 – 4:45      Overview and Commentary

Paul Horwtiz, Gordon Rosen Professor of Law, The University of Alabama


March 23
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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