The 2014 Symposium aims to create awareness of emerging federalism issues through moderated discussions. The Montana Law Review is honored that so many distinguished scholars and advocates have agreed to join us in this important discussion. Questions should be directed to our Symposium Editors, Erik Rathie (erik.rathie@hotmail.com) and Colin Phelps (colin.phelps@umontana.edu). Attorneys will receive 6.75 CLE credits for attending.

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2014
Thursday, October 2nd
6:00 PM

Introductory Keynote Address

Ilya Somin, Keynote Speaker; Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law

The University of Montana School of Law | Room 101

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Friday, October 3rd
10:20 AM

Cooperative (and Uncooperative) Federalism at Tribal, State, and Local Levels

Matthew Fletcher, Panelist; Professor of Law, Michigan State University College of Law
Sarah Krakoff, Panelist; Professor of Law, University of Colorado Law School
Michelle Bryan, Panelist; Professor of Law, University of Montana School of Law
Maylinn Smith, Panelist; Professor of Law, University of Montana School of Law
Danna Jackson, Panelist; Assistant U.S. Attorney
Hon. Brian M. Morris, Moderator; U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Montana

The University of Montana | UC Ballroom North

10:20 AM - 12:00 PM

1:00 PM

Federal and State Conflicts: Preemption and Commandeering

Robert Mikos, Panelist; Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University Law School
Roderick Hills Jr., Panelist; Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
James C. Nelson, Panelist; Former Justice of the Montana Supreme Court
Leif Johnson, Panelist, Assistant U.S. Attorney
Hon. Susan P. Watters, Moderator; U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Montana

The University of Montana | UC Ballroom North

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

2:45 PM

Commerce, Taxing, Spending, and Coercion after NFIB v. Sebelius

Abigail Moncrieff, Panelist; Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law
Erin Ryan, Panelist; Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School
Ilya Somin, Panelist; Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law
Anthony Johnstone, University of Montana School of Law
Hon. Donald W. Molloy, Moderator; U.S. District Court Senior Judge for the District of Montana

The University of Montana | UC Ballroom North

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM

4:30 PM

Closing Keynote Address

Roderick Hills Jr., Keynote Speaker; Professor of Law, New York University School of Law

The University of Montana | UC Ballroom North

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM