We would like to invite you to participate in an upcoming panel on federal drug laws concerning marijuana.
Mr. Mithun Mansinghani, the solicitor general of Oklahoma, Dean Becker, and Katharine Harris of The Baker Institute will be participating in our panel.
Let Them Eat Cake
November 7, 2017 at 5:30 P.M. in Keck Hall 102
Join Rice University Federalist Society in welcoming Mitchell Katine, Founding Partner at Katine and Nechman LLP, and Austin Nimocks, Associate Deputy Attorney General of TX. Mitchell and Austin will be debating the legal and policy implications of the Masterpiece Cakeshop Case which questions whether private business should be compelled to serve customers even if it violates their religious beliefs.
Crave cupcakes will be provided!
Banned: A Debate on President Trump's Immigration Executive Order
September 28, 2017 at 7 P.M. in Brockman Hall 101
Rice University Federalist Society hosts John Malcolm from the Heritage Foundation and Randall Kelso from South Texas College of Law for a debate regarding the ethical and legal implications of Trump's immigration executive order.
The panel will be moderated by Dr. Paul Brace of Rice University's Political Science Department
Free Chick-Fil-A will be provided.
Legal and Policy Implications of the Digital Age
February 2, 2016 at 6 P.M. in Farnsworth Pavilion
Techonlogy and innovation is moving at breakneck pace. But can government policy and regulation keep up? We ask four experts from business, academia, and the legal profession to share their views and experiences on how government has helped or harmed the growth and success of new emerging ideas.
A panel discussion with:
Clark Nealy, Institute for Justice
Ed Eagan, McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Josh Blackman, South Texas College of Law
Enrico Ladendorf, Pason Systems
The panel will be moderated by Dr. Warden of Rice University's School of Engineering
Free Chick-Fil-A and Goode Co. BBQ will be provided..
Berned Out: The 2016 Election and Why Millennials Have No Voice in Government
November 1, 2016 at 6:30 P.M. at the Baker Institute Auditorium
Presented by Jared Meyer, fellow at Manhattan Institute, in collaboration with POLI 238, Elections 2016, taught by Professor John Alford
A HEATED DEBATE: A Discussion on the Science and Policy of Climate Change
October 19, 2016 at 6:30 PM
A debate featuring Dr. Ronald Sass, fellow at Baker Institute, and Dr. Willie Soon
Event registration or Rice ID is required to attend:
Cupcakes and Constitutions -- A Celebration of Constitution Day
September 15, 2016 at 6 P.M.
Hanszen Upper Commons
Join the Federalist Society in celebrating the document that continues to guide this great country. Crave cupcakes will be provided. New members are encouraged to come and get to know the officers and purpose of The Federalist Society.
Cupcakes and Constitutions: 2015 Federalist Society Kickoff
Celebrate Constitution Day with the Rice University Federalist Society! We will celebrate by eating free Crave Cupcakes, playing some Constitution trivia, and watching an America-themed movie (movie TBD, suggest your favorite by posting on the event page below). You can also pick up a free Federalist Society pocket Constitution and learn more about the Rice University Federalist Society and the events we have planned for this year!