2023 Constitutional Law Symposium (Drake Constitutional Law Center)

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2023 Constitutional Law Symposium (Drake Constitutional Law Center)

The Scales of Justice Lean Right: Abortion, Affirmative Action, and the Administrative State

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Drake University Law School 2621 Carpenter Avenue Des Moines, IA 50311

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  • 4 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Program overview:


Dr. Teresa Stanton Collett, Professor of Law; Director, Pro-Life Center, University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minneapolis)

Mark S. Kende, James Madison Chair Professor in Constitutional Law; Director, Drake Constitutional Law Center, Drake Law School

Affirmative Action

Ilya Somin, Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

Dr. Vinay Harpalani, Professor of Law; Lee & Leon Kavelitz Chair in Evidence & Procedure, University of New Mexico School of Law

The Administrative State

Ilan Wurman, Associate Professor of Law, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University

Dr. Nicholas Parillo, William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Professor of History, Yale Law School

2.5 hours of Iowa CLE applied for and pending