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Constitutional Law Symposium set for April 2, 2011

October 11, 2010
The Drake Constitutional Law Center will host the Con Law Symposium on Saturday, April 2, 2011.

The event, titled "Debating the Living Constitution," will feature a discussion of David Strauss' book "The Living Constitution." The book, published by Oxford Press, was recently described by Harvard Law Professor Adrian Vermeule as "the most promising version of living constitutionalism by far."

In addition to Strauss, the Gerald Ratner distinguished service professor of law at the University of Chicago Law School, speakers at the symposium will be:

  • Keith Whittington, the William Nelson Cromwell professor of politics at Princeton University
  • Rebecca Brown, the Newton professor of constitutional law at the University of Southern California School of Law 
  • Wil Waluchow, the Senator William McMaster chair in constitutional studies at McMaster University