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St. Thomas School of Law Professor Michael Paulsen addresses How to Count to 34: the Constitutional Case for a New Constitutional Convention, Wed., Jan. 25, at 5pm

January 23, 2012

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The Tulane University Law School student chapter of the Federalist Society welcomes “one of the nation’s leading scholars of constitutional interpretation,” Professor Michael Paulson of St. Thomas School of Law. Leading off the society’s impressive list of speakers in 2012, Professor Paulson will address “How to Count to 34: the Constitutional Case for a New Constitutional Convention.” The talk takes place Wednesday, January 25, 2012, at 5 p.m. in room 110 of Tulane Law School’s Weinmann Hall (6329 Freret Street).

About Michael Paulsen
Michael Paulsen received his B.A. degree with distinction from Northwestern University, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He received an M.A. degree in Religion from Yale Divinity School and a J.D. degree from Yale Law School, where he was an editor of the Yale Law Journal and a recipient of the Harlan Fiske Stone Prize for appellate advocacy.  After graduation from law school, he joined the Department of Justice in the Criminal Division Honors Program, and has also served as staff counsel for the Center for Law & Religious Freedom in Washington, D.C. and as an attorney-advisor in the Office of Legal Counsel.

Prior to coming to the University of St. Thomas School of Law, Paulsen served as the McKnight Presidential Professor of Law and Public Policy, Briggs and Morgan Professor of Law, and Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship at the University of Minnesota Law School. 

Professor Paulsen is among the nation’s leading scholars of constitutional interpretation, and his publications include articles in the Yale Law Journal, Stanford Law Review, Chicago Law Review, NYU Law Review, Texas Law Review, California Law Review, and the Georgetown Law Journal, among many others.

This event is free and open to the public.

The Tulane Chapter of the Federalist Society was founded in 1984 by the Honorable William Pryor to provide a forum for conservative and libertarian viewpoints. Since its foundation, the Tulane Chapter has brought many world renowned speakers and experts in multiple fields of law to Tulane University Law School and the New Orleans Community.

Learn more  about the Federalist Society.

Biographical Source:  Paulsen, Michael . University of St. Thomas. Retrieved 23 January 2012.


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