San Diego Federalist Society Events


 

Past events:

  • "Supreme Court Preview" with Prof. Bryan H. Wildenthal, Prof. Glenn Smith, Prof. Mike Ramsey and Hon. Larry Burns on Constitution Day, Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 11:45a.m. at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California.
  • "The Future of Pension Reform & Litigation" with Prof. John Eastman, Richard Rider, Alan Arrollado, and Dean Steven Smith on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 12:00p.m. at the San Diego County Bar Association, San Diego, California.
  • Happy Hour Reception on Friday, August 30, 2013 at 6:00p.m. at Downtown Johnny Brown's San Diego, California.
  • Lake Poway and Mount Woodson Hike, May 11, 2013 at 10:00a.m., in San Diego, California
  • Tecolote Canyon Natural Park Hike, April 6, 2013 at 10:00a.m., in San Diego, California
  • "Ethical Considerations in Advertising and Social Media for Lawyers" with Wendy Patrick, Eric Ganci, Prof. Tim Casey, and Bob Gaglione, on Thursday, March 28, 2013, at 12:15p.m. at California Western School of Law, San Diego, California.
  • Los Penasquitos Canyon Hike, March 2, 2013 at 10:00a.m., in San Diego, California
  • Sunset Cliffs Park Trail Hike, February 2, 2013 at 10:00a.m., in San Diego, California
  • "How Barriers to Entry into the Legal Profession Can Foster Discrimination and Bias " with Prof Gail Heriot, on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 5:30p.m. at Gaglione Law Group, Symphony Towers, San Diego, California.

  • "Seventh Annual Western Conference" on Saturday, January 26, 2013, at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California.

  • Happy Hour Reception on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 6:30p.m. at Law Office of James F. Fleming, San Diego, California.

  • Bayside Trail Hike, January 5, 2013 at 10:00a.m., in San Diego, California.

  • "Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts" with Honorable Antonio Scalia, United States Supreme Court, and Leonard A. Leo, Executive Vice President, of the Federalist Society, on Friday, September 7, 2012, at the U.S. Grant Hotel in San Diego, California.

  • "An Insider's Perspective on President Clinton's Impeachment" with Hon. James Rogan on Thursday, July 12, 2012, at 12:00 p.m. at Gaglione Law Group, San Diego, California

  • Happy Hour Reception with John Fund on Friday, June 22, 2012 at 5:30p.m. at Gaglione Law Group Symphony Towers, San Diego, California

  • Hike Torrey Pines State Park, Saturday, June 9, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.

  • "The Upside-Down Constitution" with Dr. Michael Greve on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 6:00p.m. at Warren Hall, University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California.

  • Hike Cowles Mountain, Saturday, May 5, 2012 at I0:00 a.m.

  • "Luncheon on Obamacare in the Supreme Court'' with Robert D. Alt on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. at La Gran Tapa, San Diego, California.

  • Hike Lake Poway, Saturday, April 7, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.

  • Hike Iron Mountain, Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 10:00 am.

  • San Diego Chapter's Annual Dinner, with Hon. Jan Goldsmith on Friday, January 27, 2012 at The Prado Restaurant in Balboa Park, San Diego, California.

  • "Legal and Policy Review of Homelessness" with the Hon. Joe Branningan, Scott Dreher, Esq., Mike Giorgino, Esq., and Catherine Rodman, Esq. on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. at California Western School of Law, San Diego, California.

  • "Microsoft v. i4i" with John Rogitz, Joseph R Re, Esq., Prof. David McGowan, Prof. Scott Keiff, and Hon. Marilyn Huff on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 5:30p.m. at California Western School of Law, San Diego, California.

  • Sixth Annual Westem Chapters Conference, "After the 2010 Election: What's Next for Campaigns and California?" With Grant Davis-Denny, Allison Hayward, Prof. James Huffman, Prof. Daniel Lowenstein William R. Mauer, Prof. Ronald D. Rotunda, Judge Carlos T. Bea, Hugh Hewitt, Dr. John C. Eastman, Vladmimiv Kogan, Jeremy B. Rosen, and Steven Greenhut, on Saturday, January 29, 2011, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California.

  • San Diego Chapter's Annual Dinner, with City Attorney Jan Goldsmith on Friday, January 14, 2011 at The Prado Restaurant in Balboa Park, San Diego, California.

  • Membership Reception, Monday, January 10, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. at La Puerta, San Diego, California.

  • Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at Palacio Del Mar, San Diego, California.

  • "California's §17200- Its Use and Abuse" with the Hon. Michael Orfield, H. Scott Leviant, Esq., Jeremy Rosen, Esq., Will Stern, Esq. and Prof. Shaun Martin on Wednesday, April 19, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. at Westgate Hotel, San Diego, California.

  • "Federalist Society Spring Happy Hour" on Friday, April 2, 2010, at 5:00p.m. at Bar Basic, San Diego, California.

  • "Health Care Reform" with the Hon. Joe Brannigan, Paula Stannard, Esq., Robert Alt, Esq. and Don Brandon, M.D. on Monday, March 22, 2010, at 12 noon at Latham & Watkins, San Diego, California.

  • San Diego Chapter's Annual Dinner, with Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge J. Clifford Wallace on Friday, February 26, 2010 at The Prado Restaurant in Balboa Park, San Diego, California.

  • "Federalist Society Holiday Party'' on Monday, December 21, 2009, at 5:30 p.m. at the home of Chad Ruyle, San Diego, California.

  • "California Water Rights: Who is in Control?" with the Hon. Timothy Tower (Ret), Roderick Walston, Paul Singarella, and Professor Shelley Saxer on Monday, October 19, 2009, at 5:45p.m. at the University of San Diego Law School, San Diego, California.

  • "Lunch with Justice Scalia" with Honorable Anton in Scalia, United States Supreme Court, on Wednesday, September 2, 2009, at 1:00 p.m. at the University Club in San Diego, California.

  • "Should Sonya Sotomayor be confirmed on the US Supreme Court?” with Doug Bandow and Colin Parent, Esq., on Tuesday, July 28, 2009, at 12:00 p.m. at California Western School of Law, San Diego, California.

  • "Serving at the Pentagon During the War on Terror" with Mary L. Walker, former General Counsel of the Department of the Air Force, on Thursday, May 14, 2009, at 12:00 p.m. at the University Club, San Diego, California.

  • "The Criminalization of Everything: Why Conservatives and Liberals Should be Alarmed" with Todd Gaziano of the Heritage Foundation on Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at 6:00p.m. at Latham & Watkins, San Diego, California.

  • "Federal Sovereignty, State Sovereignty, and The Sovereignty of 562 Native American Tribes: A Match Made in Heaven or Somewhere Less Pleasant?" with Prof. Carole Goldberg, Dan Kolkey, Esq., Joe Matal, Esq., Hon. Tom Sansonetti, Prof. Alexander Tallchief Skibine, Hon. Diarmuid O'Scannlain, Hon. Kenneth W. Starr, John Fund, Walter Olson, Esq., Prof. Maimon Schwarzchild, Hon. Carlos Bea, Prof. Gail Heriot, Prof. Davianna McGregor, and Eugene B. Meyer, Esq. on Saturday, January 24, 2009, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California.

  • San Diego Chapter's Annual Dinner with Dean Ken Starr on Friday, January 23, 2009, at The Prado Restaurant in Balboa Park.

  • "Federalism and the Financial Markets" with Prof. John Lott, Prof. Thomas Smith, Prof. Mike Rappaport and Aubrey Morrow on Monday, October 20, 2008, at 5:45 p.m. at San Diego County Bar Association, San Diego, California.

  • "Gay Marriage" with Charles Limandri, Jeffery Ventrella, Matt Stephens, Erik Isaacson and Karen Boudreau on Monday, October 6, 2008, at the University of San Diego, San Diego, California.

  • "San Diego Lawyers and Law Student Chapters Mixer" on Friday, October 3, 2008 at 5:30p.m. at Basic Urban Kitchen & Bar in San Diego, California.

  • "Immigration Law and Policy" with Dean John Eastman, Prof. Gordon Hanson, Prof. Mario Conte, and Ed Orendain on Monday, September 22, 2008, at 12:00 p.m. at California Western School of Law.

  • "Thirteenth Annual Western Leadership Retreat' on Saturday, June 7, 2008, at the Napa Valley Lodge in Yountville, California.

  • Annual Golf Tournament on May 31 , 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at Palacio Del Mar, San Diego, California.

  • "Detention, the Constitution, and Off-Shore Dealings: Detainees and Federal Habeas Corpus" with Prof. Laurence P. Claus, Prof. Michael D. Ramsey, and Stephen D. Demik on Thursday, April 10, 2008, at 7:00p.m. at San Diego County Bar Association.

  • "Ethics & Transparency in California's Legal System" with Hon. Jan Goldsmith, Jon Coupal, Robert J. Gaglione, Peter Scheer, and Lorie Zapf on Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at 12:00 p.m. at California Western School of Law.

  • "Gun Laws and the Heller Case" with Alan Guru, Prof. Don Kates and Adam Van Susteren on Wednesday, February 20, 2008, at 12:00 p.m at USD, San Diego, California.
  • "Direct Democracy: From the Framers to the 21 " Century" featuring Eugene B. Meyer, Dean Kenneth Starr, Ward Connerly, Hon. Pete Wilson and others on Saturday, February 23, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California.

  • Substance Abuse in Professional Sports: From Barry Bonds records,  suspensions, criminal matters, and everything in between, Friday, September 14, 2007

  • "Twelfth Annual Western Leadership Retreat" on Saturday, June 2, 2007, at the Napa Valley Lodge in Yountville, California. 
  • Breakfast with Justice Scalia, Thursday, September 6, 2007, at the Hotel del Coronado
  • Mixer with Cal Western, Thomas Jefferson, and USD student chapters on November 2, at Maloney's Tavern in the Gaslamp District
  • Dinner with Ed Meese, former Attorney General, and a celebration of the 15th Anniversary of the San Diego Lawyer's Chapter
  • National Lawyer's Convention, November 2007, Washington, D.C.
  • "Birthright Citizenship,"  with Prof. John Eastman, moderated by Prof. Gail Heriot, on  at 12:00 noon at the San Diego County Bar Center in San Diego, California.
  • "The Inherent Federalism of the Ninth Amendment," Kurt Lash, Professor at UCLA, at 12:00 noon.
  • "Mixer for San Diego Law School and Lawyer's Chapters" on Thursday, October 26, 2006, at 5:00 pm at Gaglione Law Group in San Deigo .
  • "Lunch Buffet" on Sunday, September 10, 2006, at the home of Prof. Gail Heriot in San Diego, California.
  • "Lunch with Justice Scalia," with the Honorable Antonin Scalia, United States Supreme Court, on Tuesday, August 29, 2006, at 12:00 noon at the University Club in San Diego, California.
  • "Eleventh Annual Western Leadership Retreat," on Saturday, June 3, 2006, at the Napa Valley Lodge in Yountville, California.
  • "Domestic Eavesdropping Debate" with Andrew S. Albert, Candace M. Carroll, and Prof. Michael D. Ramsey on Thursday, May 18, 2006, at 12:00 at the San Diego County Bar Center in San Diego, California.
  • "A Reception to Honor California's Judges and Celebrate the Centennial of the California Courts of Appeal," reception at the Annual Meeting of the State Bar of California, on Monday, September 9, 2006, at 4:30 pm at the Gallery, Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, California.
  • "Patent Reform Proposals," with Congressman Darrel Issa on Thurdsay, August 24, 2006, at 7:30 pm at Fish & Richardson in San Diego, California.
  • "Tenth Annual Western Leadership Retreat" on Saturday, June 4, 2005, at the Napa Valley Lodge in Yountville, California.
  • "The Constitution and the Boy Scouts: Equal Access to Government Land and the First Amendment" with Prof. Alan Brownstein, George Davidson, Prof. John Eastman, Eric Isaacson, Dean Kenneth Starr, and Dean Daniel Rodriguez on Wednesday, May 18, 2005, at 12:00 noon atthe Wyndham Emerald Plaza in San Diego, California.
  • "Do the media and the movie industry treat corporations fairly?" with Prof. Michael Asimow, Hon. Joseph Brannigan, David Casey, Guylyn Cummins, John DeBello, Prof. Gail Heriot, Prof. Larry Ribstein, and Steve Kelley on Saturday, February 26, 2005 at the Grace Courtroom, University of San Diego Law School in San Diego, California.
  • "Califorina Supreme Court Update" with Chief Justice Ronald M. George, California Supreme Court, on Wednesday, December 8, 2004, at the San Diego Yacht Club in San Diego, California.
  • "The War on Terrorism: A View from the Cabinet of President Bush," with Secretary of Veterans Affairs Anthony J. Principi on Monday, September 13, 2004, at the University Club in San Diego.
  • "Ronald Reagan's Leadership: Reviving the Rule of Law and the Presidency," with Leonard Leo, Hon. Kenneth W. Starr, and James Taranto on Saturday, September 11, 2004 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California.
  • "Ninth Annual Western Leadership Retreat" on Saturday, May 22, 2004, at the Napa Valley Lodge in Yountville, California.
  • "Breakfast with Judge Irma Gonzales," with the Hon. Irma Gonzales, United States District Court, on Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at the University Club in San Diego.
  • "Second Amendment" with Robert Levy of the Cato Institute, on Thursday, February 26, 2004, at the California Western School of Law in San Diego, California.
  • "Breakfast with Justice Scalia," with the Hon. Antonin Scalia, United States Supreme Court, on Tuesday, February 17, 2004, at the University Club in San Diego, California.
  • "Strategic Planning for 2004" Sn Diego Chapter Board Meeting on Thursday, January 15, 2004, at the San Diego Bank Vault in San Diego, California.
  • "Eight Annual Western Leadership Retreat" on Saturday, May 31, 2003, at the Napa Valley Lodge in Yountville, California.
  • "Tenth Anniversary Celebration" with Professor Bernard Siegan on May 3, 2003, at 6:00 pm at the University Club in San Diego.
  • "Civil Liberties and the War On Terrorism" with Timothy Lynch of the Cato Institute in Washington D.C. on April 29, 2003, at 5:30 pm at Gaglione, Coleman, & Greene, LLP, in San Diego.
  • "Holiday Celebration" on December 5, 2002, at 5:30 pm at Gaglione, Coleman, & Greene, LLP, in San Diego.
  • "Policy Debate in Remembrance of September 11" with FBI Special Agent Matt McGlaughin, Professor John Eastman, Randall B. Hamud, and Professor Marjorie Cohn, on September 10, 2002, at 12:00 p.m. at California Western School of Law, San Diego, California.
  • "Seventh Annual Western Leadership Retreat" on Saturday, June 1, 2002, at the Napa Valley Lodge in Yountville, California.
  • "Immigration Issues and Policies in the '90s: The California Perspective" featuring Grover Joseph Rees, General Counsel, United States Immigration and Naturalization Service (1991-1993) and George Borgas, Professor of Economics at the University of California, San Diego, on Friday August 26, 1994 at 12:00 noon at the San Diego County Bar Association Building.
  • "The Proper Mission of the Federal Judiciary and the Future Structure of the Federal Court System" with the Honorable J. Clifford Wallace, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Monday, April 12, 1993 at 12:00 noon at the San Diego County Bar Association Building.