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Schedule

All sessions will be held in Room 127, except where indicated

Friday December 10

1:00
Registration

Room 122

2:00
Welcome

Professors John Ferejohn and William Eskridge

Panel I
2:15-4:15
Theories of Entrenchment

Chair/Discussant: Nick Parrillo
Chuck Sabel
and Bill Simon, Contextualizing Regimes: Institutionalization as a Response to the Limits of  Interpretation and Policy Analysis
Paul Frymer, Labor’s Magna Carta in Ruins: Understanding Statutory Entrenchment  and Retrenchment of the Wagner Act
Matt McCubbins and Dan Rodriguez, Super Statutory Entrenchment: A Positive and Normative Interrogatory
Eric Patashnik and Julian Zelizer, When Policy Does Not Remake Politics:  The Limits of Policy Feedback

4:15-4:30 Break – Room 122

Panel II
4:30-6:15
Administrative Constitutionalism

Chair/Discussant: Bruce Ackerman
Ed Rubin, Statutes as Interpretations of the Constitution
Sophia Lee, Administering the Underenforced Constitution
Barry Friedman, The Symbiotic Constitution

Saturday, December 11

Panel III
9:00-10:45
Health Care Case Studies

Chair/Discussant: Jennifer Prah Ruger
Ted Ruger, Plural Constitutionalism and the Pathologies of American Health Care
Abbe Gluck,  State Implementation as Federal Statutory Interpretation: A Federalism Agenda for the Age of Statutes (and Health Reform)
David Super, What Is at Stake in the Battle Over Repealing Health Care Reform?

10:45-11:00 Break – Room 122

Panel IV
11:00-12:45
Other Case Studies of Super Statutes and Administrative Constitutionalism

Chair/Discussant: Jerry Mashaw
Bill Novak, The Republic of Statutes and the Rise of the Modern American Regulatory State
John Skrentny and Micah Gell-Redman, Obama's Immigration Reform and the Dynamics of Statutory Entrenchment
Stephen Griffin, The National Security Constitution and the Bush Administration

12:45-2:00
Lunch – Location TBD

Panel V
2:00-3:30
Quo Vadis?

Bob Katzmann
John Ferejohn
Sandy Levinson
Susan Rose-Ackerman

Sponsored by the Oscar M. Ruebhausen Fund at Yale Law School