Special Events and Distinguished Speakers

Beyond our annual events, the Rehnquist Center convenes conferences and hosts distinguished speakers, from U.S. Supreme Court justices to top legal scholars. Explore our past events.

 

John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States (2009)

Antonin Scalia and Stephen Breyer, Associate Justices, U.S. Supreme Court (2009)

Immigration Federalism (2017)

The Immigration Federalism conference took place Feb. 24, 2017.

Constitutional Dimensions
Panelists: Hiroshi Motomura, Joseph Landrau, David Rubenstein

 

Law Enforcement/Policing
Panelists: Dan Kanstroom, John Leavitt, Annie Lai

 

Tribal/State/Local Government
Panelists: Peter Spiro, Rose Cuison Villazor, Ming Chen, James Diamond

 

DACA/DAPA
Panelists: Roxie Bacon, Dominic Draye, Michael Kagan

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The Rehnquist Court: Ten Years Later (2015)

"The Rehnquist Court: Ten Years Later" examined the legacy of Chief Justice Rehnquist's jurisprudence, as well as his role as head of the Third Branch.

Panel 1: Federalism
Moderator: Charles J. Cooper
Panelists: Lynn A. Baker, Eric Berger, David S. Schwartz

 

Panel 2: The Role of the Chief Justice
Moderator: Russell Wheeler
Panelists: Judge John D. Bates, Judge Carolyn Dineen King, Sally Rider

 

Panel 3: Criminal Procedure
Moderator: Marc L. Miller
Panelists: Richard D. Friedman, Alexandra Natapoff, Judge John M. Walker, Jr.

 

Panel 4: The First Amendment and Religion
Moderator: Toni M. Massaro
Panelists: Caroline Mala Corbin, Richard Garnett, Barry P. McDonald