Wednesday, November 4, 2009
12:45-2:15 p.m. Panel I: Constitutional Limitations on Presidential Power in Wartime?
Chair: Meena Bose, Hofstra University
Rebecca Curry, Hofstra University
"Presidential War Powers and the Limits of Judicial Supremacy"
Louis Fisher, Law Library, Library of Congress
"Presidents Operating Under the Law"
Eric Lane, Hofstra University
"Executive Secrecy in Wartime"
Commentator: Michael Genovese, Loyola Marymount University
3-4:30 p.m. KEYNOTE ADDRESS
David Brooks, Columnist, The New York Times
"Lessons from Lincoln for Presidential Leadership
in the Twenty-First Century"
Thursday, November 5, 2009
9:30-11 a.m. Panel II: Institutional Reponses to Expanding Presidential Power
David Adler, Idaho State University
"The Trajectory of Illimitable Executive Power in Foreign Affairs:
Presidential Usurptation, Congressional Abdication and Judicial
Gene Healy, CATO Institute
"Congressional Abdication and the Cult of the Presidency"
Nancy Kassop, SUNYat New Paltz
"Reverse Effect: Congressional and Judicial Restraints on Presidential Power"
Commentator: Carolyn Eisenberg, Hofstra University
11:10 a.m.-12:35 p.m. Panel III: The Future of Presidental Power
Chair Julian G. Ku, Hofstra University School of Law
Christopher Kelley, Miami University
"To Be (Unitarian) or Not To Be (Unitarian)? Presidential Power in the
George W. Bush Administration"
Andrew Rudalevige, Dickinson College
"Imperial Implementation? Bureaucratic Control and the Future of
Frederick A. O. Schwartz Jr., Brennan Center for Justice
New York School of Law
Commentator: John McGinnis, Northwestern University School of Law
12:45-1:30 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)
1:30-3 p.m. Closing Summation
For more information and registration materials, which will contain a complete schedule of events, please contact the Hofstra Cultural Center at (516) 463-5669, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m to 5 p.m.