Claremont Institute

Town Halls by Date


  • December 11, 2017

    Before the Court
    Religious Liberty and Freedom from Compelled Speech
    Guest Speaker: Ilya Shapiro, Dr. David Upham & Kelly Shackelford

  • October 10, 2017

    Before the Court
    Immigration and Partisan Gerrymandering
    Guest Speaker: Andrew McCarthy & J. Christian Adams

  • September 21, 2017

    Before the Court
    Preview of the Supreme Court
    2017-2018 Term

    Guest Speaker: Professor Anthony T. Caso

  • June 27, 2017

    Before the Court
    Supreme Court Term in Review
    Guest Speaker: Anastasia Boden, Michael Huston, Dr. Sohan Dasgupta

  • April 20, 2017

    Before the Court
    Religious Liberty and A New Justice
    Guest Speaker: Joseph Tartakovsky and Anthony T. Caso

  • March 31, 2017

    Before the Court
    Unconstitutional Interference
    Guest Speaker: John Groen and Stephanie Taub

  • March 02, 2017

    Before the Court
    When Does the Constitution Apply to Non-Citizens?
    Guest Speaker: Andrew McCarthy

  • January 20, 2017

    The Bill of Rights on Trial
    Free Speech, Commerce, and the Fourth Amendment
    Guest Speaker: Ilya Shapiro and Richard Samp

  • December 06, 2016

    Between a Rock and a Hard Place
    Race, Immigration, and the Courts
    Guest Speaker: Michael Lieberman and Kevin Johnson

  • November 10, 2016

    Limited Government?
    The Boundaries of Executive Power
    Guest Speaker: John Elwood

  • September 13, 2016

    Checks and Balances?
    State Sovereignty and the 17th Amendment
    Guest Speaker: Jay Feinberg and Trent England

  • June 30, 2016

    What a Difference a Justice Makes
    A Review of the Supreme Court’s 2015-16 Term
    Guest Speaker: John Yoo, William Haun, Marcella Burke, and Michael Huston

  • April 28, 2016

    Our Freewheeling Executive
    Obama's executive action
    Guest Speaker: Jeffrey Harris and John Miano

  • April 01, 2016

    The Long Arm of the Bureaucracy
    How Far will the “Fourth Branch” Go?
    Guest Speaker: Professor Anthony T. Caso, and Ilya Shapiro

  • March 03, 2016

    Protecting Mother and Child
    Protecting Mother and Child
    Guest Speaker: Teresa Stanton Collett and Robin Fretwell Wilson

  • January 21, 2016

    Teacher Unions & the Great Western Land Grab
    Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association and Sturgeon v. Frost.
    Guest Speaker: Carrie Severino and Kimberly S. Hermann

  • December 17, 2015

    Fighting for Equal Protection Affirmative Action & One-Person-One-Vote
    Affirmative Action & One-Person-One-Vote
    Guest Speaker:  Ilya Shapiro

  • October 15, 2015

    Before the Court: Bureaucracy Run Amok
    SCOTUS Tackles the Administrative State
    Guest Speaker:  David B. Rivkin

  • September 17, 2015

    Supreme Court Preview
    Universities, Unions, & Equal Protection

  • June 30, 2015

    Unmoored
    The Court Subverts Our Democracy

  • April 30, 2015

    Overreach
    The Court Weighs in on Government Threats to Family Farms & Traditional Families
    Guest Speaker:  Anthony T. Caso, Ilya Shapiro, and Lynne Marie Kohm

  • April 02, 2015

    The States in Action
    Texas Challenges Obama's Immigration Order & Wisconsin Protects the Ballot Box
    Guest Speaker:  John Yoo and Hans von Spakovsky

  • March 11, 2015

    Text, Typos, and the Right to Bear Arms
    Obamacare and the Second Amendment
    Guest Speaker:  John Davidson,Ilya Shapiro, and C.D. Michel

  • January 22, 2015

    Houses and Church Signs
    How Will the Court Address Allegations of Housing Discrimination & Violations of Free Speech?
    Guest Speaker:  Roger Clegg and Gene C. Schaerr

  • December 12, 2014

    Administrative Tyranny
    Will the Court Reign in the Out of Control Bureaucracy?
    Guest Speaker:  Anthony T. Caso, Karen Harned, and Kent Scheidegger

  • November 25, 2014

    An Executive Gone Wild
    What are the Constitutional Limits on Executive Authority?

  • November 10, 2014

    The Meaning of Marriage
    What is the Right Question for the Courts in the Marriage Debate?

  • October 21, 2014

    Criminals, Compensation, and Facial Hair
    A Review of the Supreme Court’s October Cases
    Guest Speaker: Jordan Lorence, Anthony T. Caso, and Andrew C. McCarthy