June 14, 2013
Fresh Perspectives and the Future of Federalism
Neil S. SiegelDavid W. Ichel Professor of Law, Professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the Program in Public Law, Duke University School of Law
Franita TolsonBetty T. Ferguson Professor of Voting Rights, Florida State University College of Law
Steve SandersAssociate Professor of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
P. (Deep) GulasekaramAssociate Professor of Law, Santa Clara University School of Law
Jessica Bulman-PozenAssociate Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
Principles of federalism partially define our constitutional structure and inform numerous ongoing national debates, including those on immigration, marriage equality, marijuana regulation, the proper scope of executive power, and health care reform. Members of a new generation of legal scholars will discuss what the law of federalism may look like five and ten years from now, highlighting developments in the courts, in state and federal legislatures, and at the grassroots level.