Conference on the Presidency and the Courts featuring President George W. Bush

Where and when

A Conference Sponsored by

The Cincinnati Lawyers Chapter of
The Federalist Society


The Ashbrook Center at
Ashland University

The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
Cincinnati, Ohio

10:30 am – 11:45 am:
The Presidency and the Federal Courts: Historical Reflections

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  • Moderator: Charles M. Miller, Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL
  • Louis D. Bilionis, University of Cincinnati College of Law
  • Wendy Long, Judicial Confirmation Network
  • Jeffrey Sikkenga, Ashland University
  • M. Edward Whelan III, Ethics and Public Policy Center

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm:
Lunch featuring Edwin Meese III, Former U.S. Attorney General

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  • Introduction: Charles M. Miller, Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL

1:15 pm – 2:30 pm:
Interpreting the Constitution: The Founders and Today

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  • Moderator: Doug Cole, Jones Day
  • Robert D. Alt, The Heritage Foundation
  • Paul Clement, Former U.S. Solicitor General
  • David Forte, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • Michael J. Gerhardt, University of North Carolina School of Law

3:00 pm: George W. Bush, President of the United States

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  • Introduction: Peter W. Schramm, Ashbrook Center