Spring Symposium: February 2019


“The Jurisprudence of Justice Anthony M. Kennedy:
Four Decades of Influence”

For biographies on speakers, schedules, and more information, please view the program here.
On Friday February 1, 2019, U.C. Hastings and its flagship law journal sponsored an all-day symposium on its campus in San Francisco on the Jurisprudence of Justice Kennedy.  The symposium featured a conversation with Justice Kennedy and several of his former law clerks. Please view the agenda, here.

Orin Kerr on “Justice Kennedy and the Counter-Majoritarian Difficulty”:

Justice Kennedy and Due Process:

Justice Kennedy’s Overall Impact, Panelists: The Honorable Marsha Berzon, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit; Professor Dan Epps, Washington University Law School (Kennedy clerk OT ‘09); Professor Zachary Price, U.C. Hastings College of the Law (Kennedy clerk OT ‘05); Professor Rory Little.

The symposium included papers and presentations addressing:
— Justice Kennedy’s impact on First Amendment doctrine and issues.
— Due Process rights, including LGBT rights and same-sex discrimination.
— The overall impact of Justice Kennedy’s judicial work on the U.S. Supreme Court as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and on American law generally.

Confirmed participants included:
— Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, United States Supreme Court.
— The Honorable Marsha Berzon, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.
— The Honorable Gary Feinerman, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (Kennedy clerk OT ’93).
— Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, U.C. Berkeley Law School.
— Miles Ehrlich (Kennedy clerk OT ’93).
— Professor Orin Kerr, USC Gould School of Law (Kennedy clerk OT ’03).
— Professor Nadine Strossen, New York Law School.
— Professor Melissa Murray (Sotomayor clerk 2003-04).
— Professor Dan Epps, Washington University Law School (Kennedy clerk OT ‘09).
— Professor Leah Litman, U.C. Irvine Law School (Kennedy clerk OT ‘11).
— Professor Ashutosh Bhagwat, U.C. Davis Law School (Kennedy clerk OT ‘91).
— Professor Zachary Price, U.C. Hastings College of the Law (Kennedy clerk OT ‘05).
— Professor Matt Coles, U.C. Hastings College of the Law.
— Professor Russell Robinson, U.C. Berkeley School of Law.

Please direct inquiries to:
— Professor Rory K. Little, littler@uchastings.edu
— Professor Zachary S. Price, pricez@uchastings.edu
— Gian Gualco-Nelson, Hastings Law Journal, Editor-in-Chief, eichastingslawjournal@gmail.com
— Michael Mahoney, Hastings Law Journal, Symposium Editor, symposium@hastingslawjournal.org
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