Claremont Institute

Constitution Day Celebration

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The Claremont Institute recently celebrated Constitution Day with Dr. John Eastman and our Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence. We commemorated the 230th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with panel discussions addressing some of the most pressing threats to our constitutional system. Our program also featured a discussion with the recipient of this year’s Ronald Reagan Jurisprudence Award, Judge Edith Jones, during a private luncheon.

SCHEDULE:
10:00am-10:30am: Registration
10:30am-10:45am: Opening Remarks
10:45am-12:00pm: Masterpiece Cakeshop and the Future of Religious Liberty

                                   Moderator: John C. Eastman (Founding Director, Claremont Institute CCJ)
                                   Participants: Vincent Philip Munoz (Associate Professor of Political Science, Notre Dame)
                                   Jordan Lorence (Senior Counsel, Alliance Defending Freedom)
                                   John Sullivan (Assistant Solicitor General, Texas)
12:00pm-1:30 pm: Lunch 

                                   Presentation of Award to Judge Edith Jones.
1:45pm-3:00 pm: The Administrative State and the New "Conservative" Majority on the Supreme Court

                                   Moderator: Anthony Caso (Director, Constitutional Jurisprudence Clinic)
                                   Participants: Michael M. Uhlmann (Senior Fellow, Claremont Institute)
                                   Damien Schiff (Senior Attorney, Pacific Legal Foundation)
                                   Joseph Tartakovsky (Deputy Solicitor General, Nevada)
3:00pm - 3:15pm: Break
3:15pm-4:30 pm: Immigration, Citizenship, & the Trump Administration

                                   Moderator: Ryan P. Williams (President, Claremont Institute)
                                   Participants: John C. Eastman (Founding Director, Claremont Institute CCJ)
                                   Edward J. Erler (Senior Fellow, Claremont Institute)
                                   Hans Von Spakovsky (Senior Legal Fellow, Heritage Foundation)
4:30pm-5:30 pm: Cocktail Reception