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YLPR Conference: Governing After 2008

"Multilevel Governance: State and Local Actors"

A panel co-hosted by the Yale Federalist Society and the Yale Chapter of the American Constitution Society.

The panel featured Texas Supreme Court Justice Scott Brister and former Texas Solicitor General R. Ted Cruz as well as Vermont Supreme Court Justice Denise Johnson and Ms. Kathleen Morris, Executive Director of the San Francisco Affirmative Litigtion Taskforce.  The panelists contrasted state practices of appointing and electing judges, as well as questioning whether it is valid and/or prudent for national litigation policy to be pushed through state or federal courts.