School of Law professor Jonathan Adler recently presented at multiple conferences and workshops. On Jan. 25, he spoke on ”The Individual Mandate Litigation and the Future of Federalism” before the University of Michigan Law School chapter of the Federalist Society. Then, Feb. 2, Adler presented the paper “Compelled Commercial Speech and the Consumer Right to Know” at a faculty workshop at the University of North Carolina School of Law. He debated the constitutionality of the individual mandate with David Orentlicher of Indiana University at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s 28th Annual Jefferson P. Fordham Debate Feb. 6. (A video of the debate is available online.)
On Feb. 8, Adler debated Professor Neil Wise on the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation of greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act to the Rutgers-Camden chapter of the Federalist Society before serving as the discussion leader for a Liberty Fund Colloquium on “Liberty and Responsibility in Modern Environmental Thought,” in Tucson, Ariz., Feb. 16-19. Finally, Adler discussed EPA regulation under the Clean Air Act with University of Wisconsin law professor Stephanie Tai before the Madison, Wis., lawyers chapter of the Federalist Society Feb. 22.