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The Administrative State with Peter Wallison & Dean Krent

  • Date: Apr 25, 2019
  • Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Speakers: Peter Wallison, Harold Krent
  • Venue: Marovitz Courtroom

Don’t miss Peter Wallison of the American Enterprise Institute and Dean Harold Krent of Chicago-Kent College of Law discuss Mr. Wallison’s new book, Judicial Fortitude: The Last Chance to Reign the Administrative State. Should be a fascinating discussion of differing viewpoints.

The Balance of Regulating and Promoting American Innovation

Regulation & Innovation
  • Date: Apr 17, 2019
  • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Speakers: Andrew Kloster
  • Venue: Room 170

How do you encourage innovation in technology and business while protecting public safety and the environment? Let’s discuss with Andrew Kloster of the George Mason University. Mr. Kloster is the Deputy Director of the C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State, Antonin Scalia Law School. Prior to joining the Gray Center, […]

Can Originalism Get with the Times? The Great Debate

  • Date: Mar 26, 2019
  • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Speakers: Lee Strang, Anthony Kreis
  • Venue: 580

Join us for a debate on one of the most controversial subjects in constitutional jurisprudence. Prof. Lee Strang of the University of Toledo and Prof. Anthony Kreis of Chicago-Kent will go head to head on the merits and flaws of originalism. Should the Constitution be interpreted as it was understood in the 1700’s? Is there […]

Latest News

1 + 2 = 3D? Constitutional Protections for 3D Printed Guns

On October 9, 2018, our Federalist Society hosted an event with Professor Josh Blackman of South Texas College of Law and Chicago-Kent’s Professor Mark Rosen to discuss the constitutional merits of using the First and Second Amendments to address 3D-printed guns. View the full video here. For a full report on the event, see the […]

Announcing the 2018-2019 Executive Board

Please welcome the 2018-2019 Chicago-Kent Federalist Society Executive Board. We are very excited to have such passionate and qualified students to lead the Federalist Society for another great year of learning, discussion, and debate. Michael Mungovan – President Daniel Zlojutro – Vice President of Internal Affairs Hubert Zanczak – Vice President of External Affai Mary […]

CDLB Article: Gun debate plays out at Kent panel

By Sarah Mansur, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Mass shooting events in recent months, including one that happened in northern California on Tuesday, served as the backdrop for a conversation about gun violence and the Second Amendment at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. On Tuesday night, a panel of five experts, including gun reform activists and Second […]