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Please join us for a lunch event on the timely and important topic of executive authority and immigration. Professors Blackman and Goldstein will discuss, among other things, Judge Alsup’s recent order to keep the DACA program in place. Prof. Blackman’s feelings on the matter are summed up here: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/455305/trump-cant-end-daca-judges-ridiculous-ruling
Professor Josh Blackman is an Associate Professor of Law at the South Texas College of Law in Houston. Josh is the author of Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare (2013)” and Unraveled: Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power (Cambridge University Press, 2016). Josh was selected by Forbes Magazine for the “30 Under 30” in Law and Policy. Josh has twice testified before the House Judiciary Committee on the constitutionality of executive action on immigration and health care. He is an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute. Josh is the founder and President of the Harlan Institute, the founder of FantasySCOTUS, the Internet’s Premier Supreme Court Fantasy League, and blogs at JoshBlackman.com.
Prof. Jared Goldstein is a professor of law at Roger Williams University School of Law. He teaches Constitutional Law with the aid of experience as a DC lawyer with Shearman & Sterling, a Bristow Fellowship with the Office of the United States Solicitor General, and an attorney for the Department of Justice.
This event is open to the public; one does not need to be a Federalist Society member to attend.