Sunday, October 16, 2005

Membership party on Thursday!

Hi friends!

See below for the latest. Don't miss the pre-bar review party on Thursday! As always, send us questions, comments, and proposals for new events: acs@law.columbia.edu or Mary Kelly at mp2331.

Membership party Thursday!

Pre-bar review party October 20! Food, drinks, and ACS people, and all you have to do is cough up $10 for your student ACS membership (plus you get a water bottle!). Watch your email for more details or email Whitney, war2102, or Jon, js2842.

Walter Dellinger to speak on the Rehnquist Court

On November 2, Columbia ACS is sponsoring a talk by Walter Dellinger on “The Rehnquist Court in Retrospect.” Dellinger is the Douglas B. Maggs Professor of Law at Duke University. He served as acting Solicitor General for the 1996-97 Term of the Supreme Court. Dellinger argued nine cases before the Court, including cases dealing with physician assisted suicide, the line item veto, the cable television act, the Brady Act, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and the constitutionality of remedial services for parochial school children. Mark your calendar! Thomas, tch2105, or Mary Kelly, mp2331, for more information.

Intelligent Design debate

We’re cosponsoring a lunchtime debate on the theory of Intelligent Design with the Libertarians and Federalists at lunch on November 2 (location TBA). Come have lunch with your ACS friends and listen to a fascinating debate on the newest phase of the church and state debate, currently the subject of a case in Pennsylvania federal court. Contact Thomas, tch2105, or Suehiko, sdo7, for more information.

Road Trip! to the Leadership Conference at Harvard

Yeehaw! The American Constitution Society is saddling up for Boston and the first-ever ACS Student Leadership Conference at Harvard on Saturday November 12. Take the weekend to meet student activists from around the region, get to know your fellow Columbia Law students, and discuss the future of ACS and projects like the Constitution in the 21st Century Project with National staff. Please e-mail Jon Sherman at js2842 if you're interested in joining us.

Next general meeting

Our next general meeting will be at lunch on Tuesday, November 1. Watch your email for the location. Lunch provided as always, and remember to bring a friend!

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