Monday, September 30, 2013

Sept. 30 CLE - John Lott on Dumbing Down the Courts

On Monday, September 30, 2013 at 6:00 p.m., the Philadelphia Lawyers' Chapter of the Federalist Society proudly presents:

Professor John R. Lott, Jr.

discussing his new book

Dumbing Down the Courts:
How Politics Keeps the Smartest Judges Off the Bench

★ Complimentary book copy included with registration fee ★

Professor Lott has held teaching and research positions in law and economics at the University of Chicago, Yale Law School, Stanford, UCLA, Wharton, and Rice, and at the American Enterprise Institute. Lott served as chief economist of the U.S. Sentencing Commission. He is a Fox News commentator, and author of seven previous books and numerous scholarly articles and op-eds.

“Dumbing Down the Courts is a critical read for anyone who seeks to understand the judicial confirmation battles of recent decades.” – Edwin Meese, former U.S. Attorney General

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
One Logan Square
130 North 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Check-in and reception begins 5:30 p.m.  Program begins at 6:00 p.m.  Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served.  This program is approved in Pennsylvania for one (1) hour of substantive CLE credit. 

Early Registration Fees: $25.00 for non-members, $15.00 for current members, law students, and clerks, with advance registration only.
Prices will be $5.00 higher at the door.

Payment will be accepted at the door by cash or check to "The Federalist Society."  Preregistration is required to receive the discounted price.  For more information or to register, call Marie Hagan at (215) 569-5500, or e-mail  .

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