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2011 Symposium Information Now Available


Posted on February 16th, by JOL in Featured Items, Symposium. No Comments

The Harvard Journal on Legislation, HLS Republicans and Harvard Law and Health Care Society Present a Symposium

Partisanship in Congress: Polarization and the Political Process

Thursday, February 24, 2011

1pm, Pound Hall 100 – Opening Remarks, Sec. Trey Grayson, Director / Harvard Institute of Politics / Kentucky Secretary of State (2004-2011)

1:30-3:00pm, The Climate Behind Partisanship: Past, Present and Future, Pound Hall 100

Moderator: Michael Klarman, Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law / Harvard Law School

  • Bob Inglis, Former Congressman / Representative Bob Inglis (R-SC4 1993-1999; 2005-2011) / Spring 2011 Fellow / Harvard University Institute of Politics
  • Nolan McCarty, Associate Dean and Susan Dod Brown Professor of Politics and Public Affairs / Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University
  • Mark McKinnon, Vice Chairman / Public Strategies, Inc. / Co-founder / No Labels
  • Nathaniel Persily, Charles Keller Beekman Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science / Columbia Law School / Director / Center for Law and Politics at Columbia Law School
  • Tom Rosenstiel, Director / Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism

3:15-4:30pm, Polarization at Work: Analyzing the Effects of Partisanship on Congressional Decision-Making, Pound Hall 100

Moderator: Jed Shugerman, Assistant Professor of Law / Harvard Law School

  • Bob Inglis, Former Congressman / Representative Bob Inglis (R-SC4 1993-1999; 2005-2011) / Spring 2011 Fellow / Harvard University Institute of Politics
  • Vincent Frakes, Federal Policy Director / The Center for Health Transformation
  • · Ambassador Swanee Hunt, Eleanor Roosevelt Lecturer in Public Policy / Harvard Kennedy School
  • David C. King, Lecturer in Public Policy / Harvard Kennedy School
  • Dr. Stuart Seides, Physician Executive Director / MedStar Heart Institute

4:30-5:30pm, John Chipman Gray Room – Open Reception for Students, Panelists and Moderators

Made possible by the generous support of the Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy Fund.





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