Legislation Clinic 2008 Conference
The Functioning of Separation of Powers in State Government
March 13, 2008
Vern Riffe Center, 31st Floor Executive Conference Center
77 South High Street
|Registration & Welcome
Steven F. Huefner, Legislation Clinic Director and Associate Professor of Law, The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
|9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Panel 1: A Case Study: Governor Strickland's "First Day Veto"
|Potential Topics||What are the Implications of the Litigation Over This Issue on Ohio's Legislative Processes?
Which Branch Controls The Timing of When a Bill is Presented to the Governor for Approval or Veto?
What is the Secretary of State�s Role in the Legislative Process?
|Panelists||Michael Deemer, Chief Deputy Ohio Attorney General for Governmental Affairs
Mark Niquette, Reporter, The Columbus Dispatch
Suzanne K. Richards, Partner, Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease
|Moderator||Steven F. Huefner, Associate Professor of Law, Moritz College of Law|
|11:00 a.m. � 12:30 p.m.
Panel 2: The Divided Executive
|Potential Topics||What are the Respective Roles of the Independently Elected Statewide Officers?
How Do These Public Officials Negotiate Disagreements Over Conflicting Policies?
How Does the Divided Executive Affect Relationships with the Other Branches of State Government?
|Panelists||John Barron, Majority Legal Counsel for the Ohio Senate
Hon. William A. Klatt, Judge, Ohio Tenth District Court of Appeals
William P. Marshall, Ohio Solicitor and Kenan Professor of Law, University of North Carolina � Chapel Hill
|Moderator||Terri L. Enns, Associate Clinical Professor of Law, Moritz College of Law|
|1:45 p.m. � 3:15 p.m.
Panel 3: The Roles That State Agencies Play in State Government
|Potential Topics||What Issues and Matters Should Be Adjudicated in Agency Tribunals Rather than in Courts?
What is the Legislature's Proper Oversight Role with Respect to Agency Rulemaking?
How are Agencies Accountable for their Actions?
|Panelists||Hon. Judith L. French, Judge, Ohio Tenth District Court of Appeals
William L. Hills, Executive Director, Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review, Ohio General Assembly
Christopher B. McNeil, Ohio Administrative Hearing Examiner and Professor, Capital University Law School
|Moderator||Arthur F. Greenbaum, James W. Shocknessy Professor of Law, Moritz College of Law|
|3:15 � 3:30 p.m.|