Keynote Speaker: Dean Erwin Chemerinsky

Erwin Chemerinsky is Dean and Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Prior to assuming this position, from 2008-2017, he was the founding Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law, and Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law, at the University of California, Irvine School of Law. Before that, he was the Alston and Bird Professor of Law and Political Science at Duke University from 2004-2008, and from 1983-2004 was a professor at the University of Southern California Law School, including as the Sydney M. Irmas Professor of Public Interest Law, Legal Ethics, and Political Science. From 1980-1983, he was an assistant professor at DePaul College of Law.

Every spring since 1999, Fowler School of Law's Chapman Law Review has hosted its annual Law Review Symposium. Topics are selected to challenge participants to confront pressing legal issues from a variety of perspectives. Panelists have included distinguished scholars, judges and practitioners.

2022 Symposium: A Future-Proof Constitution: Exploring the Effects of Modernization on Constitutional Law

Friday, January 28, 2022
10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Held virtually via Zoom


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Friday, January 28th
10:30 AM

Introduction and Panel 1 - Originalism in Flux

Hugh Hewitt, Chapman University, Fowler School of Law
Michael Rappaport, University of San Diego
Mark Tushnet, Harvard Law School
Rebecca Zietlow, University of Toledo

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

12:00 PM

Keynote Address

Erwin Chemerinsky

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

1:00 PM

Panel 2 - The Tomorrow Doctrine

Aziza Ahmed, University of California, Irvine School of Law
David S. Han, Pepperdine University
Mark Kende, Drake University
James Phillips, Chapman University, Fowler School of Law

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM