Federalist Society News

Hobby Lobby and Free Fazolis!

Today is the last day to RSVP!!!  Come join the Federalist Society for a discussion regarding the Supreme Court’s Landmark decision in Hobby Lobby in 2013.  The event will be next Wednesday the 22nd at 4:15pm in 275.  You don’t have to be a member of the Federalist Society to participate.  Just bring your ideas and opinions and listen to two very smart people review some of the aspects of that case.  Why do you care about Hobby Lobby?  Why do you want to spend your Wednesday afternoon with us?  Because this case held that closely held for profit companies did not have to provide coverage for contraception to their female employees based on their religious belief that life begins at conception.  No matter which side of this issue you are on, we invite and encourage you to come to the discussion.  Professor Marcosson will be providing a counterpoint to Timothy Carney the Washington based political columnist and author.  To top it all off we'll feed you Fazoli's.  Try to RSVP to sahuff01@louisville.edu by next Tuesday the 21st so that I can insure we have plenty of food to feast on.

Hobby Lobby and Free Fazolis!

Come join the Federalist Society for a discussion regarding the Supreme Court’s Landmark decision in Hobby Lobby in 2013.  The event will be next Wednesday the 22nd at 4:15pm in 275.  You don’t have to be a member of the Federalist Society to participate.  Just bring your ideas and opinions and listen to two very smart people review some of the aspects of that case.  Why do you care about Hobby Lobby?  Why do you want to spend your Wednesday afternoon with us?  Because this case held that closely held for profit companies did not have to provide coverage for contraception to their female employees based on their religious belief that life begins at conception.  No matter which side of this issue you are on, we invite and encourage you to come to the discussion.  Professor Marcosson will be providing a counterpoint to Timothy Carney the Washington based political columnist and author.  To top it all off we'll feed you Fazoli's.  Try to RSVP to sahuff01@louisville.edu by next Tuesday the 21st so that I can insure we have plenty of food to feast on.

Hobby Lobby and Free Fazolis!

Come join the Federalist Society for a discussion regarding the Supreme Court’s Landmark decision in Hobby Lobby in 2013.  The event will be next Wednesday the 22nd at 4:15pm in 275.  You don’t have to be a member of the Federalist Society to participate.  Just bring your ideas and opinions and listen to two very smart people review some of the aspects of that case.  Why do you care about Hobby Lobby?  Why do you want to spend your Wednesday afternoon with us?  Because this case held that closely held for profit companies did not have to provide coverage for contraception to their female employees based on their religious belief that life begins at conception.  No matter which side of this issue you are on, we invite and encourage you to come to the discussion.  Professor Marcosson will be providing a counterpoint to Timothy Carney the Washington based political columnist and author.  To top it all off we'll feed you Fazoli's.  Try to RSVP to sahuff01@louisville.edu by next Tuesday the 21st so that I can insure we have plenty of food to feast on.

Hobby Lobby & Free Fazolis!

Come join the Federalist Society for a discussion regarding the Supreme Court’s Landmark decision in Hobby Lobby in 2013.  The event will be next Wednesday the 22nd at 4:15pm in 275.  You don’t have to be a member of the Federalist Society to participate.  Just bring your ideas and opinions and listen to two very smart people review some of the aspects of that case.  Why do you care about Hobby Lobby?  Why do you want to spend your Wednesday afternoon with us?  Because this case held that closely held for profit companies did not have to provide coverage for contraception to their female employees based on their religious belief that life begins at conception.  No matter which side of this issue you are on, we invite and encourage you to come to the discussion.  Professor Marcosson will be providing a counterpoint to Timothy Carney the Washington based political columnist and author.  To top it all off we'll feed you Fazoli's.  Try to RSVP to sahuff01@louisville.edu by next Tuesday the 21st so that I can insure we have plenty of food to feast on.

Hobby Lobby and Free Fazoli's!

Come join the Federalist Society for a discussion regarding the Supreme Court’s Landmark decision in Hobby Lobby in 2013.  The event will be next Wednesday the 22nd at 4:15pm in 275.  You don’t have to be a member of the Federalist Society to participate.  Just bring your ideas and opinions and listen to two very smart people review some of the aspects of that case.  Why do you care about Hobby Lobby?  Why do you want to spend your Wednesday afternoon with us?  Because this case held that closely held for profit companies did not have to provide coverage for contraception to their female employees based on their religious belief that life begins at conception.  No matter which side of this issue you are on, we invite and encourage you to come to the discussion.  Professor Marcosson will be providing a counterpoint to Timothy Carney the Washington based political columnist and author.  To top it all off we'll feed you Fazoli's.  Try to RSVP to sahuff01@louisville.edu by next Tuesday the 21st so that I can insure we have plenty of food to feast on.

Hobby Lobby Debate & Free Fazolis!

Come join the Federalist Society for a discussion regarding the Supreme Courts Landmark decision in Hobby Lobby in 2013.  The event will be October 22nd (Wednesday) at 4:15 in 275.  Professor Marcosson will be sitting in to discuss his views on the case which he has previously debated on KET.  To check it out go to this link: http://www.ket.org/publicaffairs/posts/4362/.  In addition, we have an excellent speaker flying in from Washington D.C. Timothy P. Carney who is the Senior Political Columnist for the Washington Examiner and a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He is also the author of "The Big Ripoff: How Big Business and Big Government Steal Your Money" (Wiley, 2006) and "Obamanomics" (Regnery, 2009).  To top it all off we'll feed you Fazoli's.  Try and RSVP to sahuff01@louisville.edu so that I can insure we have plenty of food to feast on.

Federalist Society hosts "Should Judges Secure Unenumerated Rights? From Lochner to Lawrence" with Dr. Roger Pilon

On Wednesday, September 24, the Federalist Society will host Dr. Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs and Director of the Center for Constitutional Studies at the Cato Institute. Dr. Pilon will speak on the the following topic: "Should Judges Secure Unenumerated Rights? From Lochner to Lawrence". The program will begin at 12:45 P.M. in Room 175. The Federalist Society will provide food.

Dr. Pilon is the founder and director of Cato's Center for Consitutional Studies, which has become an important force in the national debate over constitutional interpretation and judicial philosophy. He is the publisher of the Cato Supreme Court Review and is an adjunct professor of government at Georgetown University through The Fund for American Studies. Prior to joining Cato, Pilon held five senior posts in the Reagan administration, including at State and Justice, and was a National Fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution. In 1989 the Bicentennial Commission presented him with its Benjamin Franklin Award for excellence in writing on the U.S. Constitution. Pilon lectures and debates at universities and law schools across the country and testifies often before Congress. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, Legal Times, National Law Journal, Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Stanford Law & Policy Review, and elsewhere. He has appeared on ABC's Nightline, CBS's 60 Minutes II, Fox News Channel, NPR, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, and other media. Pilon holds a B.A. from Columbia University, an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, and a J.D. from the George Washington University School of Law.

Federalist Society Information Session Thursday at Noon

Find out what the Federalist Society is all about (and eat FREE Chik-fil-A too)!

The UofL Fed-Soc Chapter will hold an Information Session THURSDAY at noon in room LL 075.

The Federalist Society is a non-partisan conservative/ libertarian organization dedicated to freedom, federalism, and judicial restraint.  The organization seeks to educate the legal community through its speaking events and publications about how limited constitutional government based on the rule of law can have a positive effect on law and public policy. 

Happy Hour Hosted by Federalist Society Louisville Lawyers' Chapter - April 10

The Federalist Society Louisville Lawyers' Chapter invites law students to attend a Happy Hour event on April 10, with speaker Stephan F. Gohmann, BB&T Professor, University of Louisville College of Business.  The event will be held at O'Shea's Downtown from 4:30 to 7:30.  See the attached invitation.  This is a great networking opportunity and if anyone has an interest in being an officer in the Federalist Society, there will be some past officers from different Student Chapters there.

Federalist Society Election Results

Congratulations to the newly elected officers!

  • President - Paul Casi 
  • Vice President - Cassie Blausey
  • Treasurer - Michael Atkinson

For those still interested in leadership roles please contact Kyle Winham or one of the above listed officers.