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Three Moritz Professors Featured at 2009 ACS National Convention
June 18, 2009
Contact: Barbara Peck, (614) 292-0283
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Professors Peter Shane and Dan Tokaji, as well as Moritz Adjunct Professor Judge Jeffrey Sutton, are featured guests at the 2009 Convention of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy on June 19 and 20.
Professor Shane will moderate a panel entitled, “The Unitary Presidency and the Obama Administration.” During the panel, Professor Shane will discuss the arguments in his recently released book, Madison’s Nightmare: How Executive Power Threatens American Democracy (University of Chicago Press, 2009).. Five other panelists will follow Shane’s remarks with their own interpretations of issues relating to presidential power. The panel discussion is Friday, June 19 at 2:45 p.m. Shane is the Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law and an internationally recognized scholar in administrative law, with a specialty in separation of powers law.
Professor Dan Tokaji will speak as part of a panel at the same conference entitled “New Challenges for Constitutional Litigation” on Saturday, June 20. Tokaji is an associate professor at Moritz and the associate director of Election Law @ Moritz.
Professor Sutton will speak Friday as part of a panel entitled “Keeping Faith with the Constitution.” Judge Sutton, a 1990 Moritz graduate, serves on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy is one of the nation's leading progressive legal organizations. Its mission is to ensure that fundamental principles of human dignity, individual rights and liberties, genuine equality, and access to justice enjoy their rightful, central place in American law. More information about the American Constitution Society National Convention can be found at the society’s web site.