Congress, the Executive Branch and the Rule of Law In the Trump Administration

Thursday, September 14, 2017

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

375 East Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, Rubloff 150

Faculty Host: David A. Dana

This panel discussion will address the question of whether the basic assumptions and operating principles of US political institutions - and especially the principle of rule of law - have shifted in the first eight months of the Trump Administration. Panelists will address both Congress and the Presidency, and a number of substantive legal areas, such as environmental law, telecommunications, and civil rights. 

Panelists include:
David A. Dana, Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Ian Hurd, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Tonja Jacobi, Professor of Law, Affiliated Faculty, Ford Motor Company Center for Global Citizenship
Victoria Nourse, Jack N. Pritzker Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law
James B. Speta, Professor of Law, Associate Dean for International Initiatives, Director of Executive LLM Programs
Deborah Tuerkheimer, Class of 1940 Research Professor of Law

Lunch will be provided.