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New Event: Wisconsin Supreme Court Debate


Registration Information

Please Register at the link below. Lunch will be served. Register Here

Time & Location

Mar 24, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM The Milwaukee Club, 706 N Jefferson St, Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA


About the Event

With just a few weeks left in the election to replace Supreme Court Justice Patience Roggensack on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, discussion of the race between former Justice Daniel Kelly and Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge Janet Protasiewicz is intensifying, as is speculation regarding what a change in the Court's composition could mean for the future of Wisconsin. To help Wisconsinites think through the issues, the Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society, together with the Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter of the American Constitution Society, is hosting an election debate between two Wisconsin Supreme Court experts, Marquette Law Professor Ed Fallone and Daniel Suhr, managing attorney of the Liberty Justice Center. The debate will be moderated by our Chapter's Vice President of Programming Lucas Vebber, deputy counsel at the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Professor Ed Fallone is an associate professor at Marquette University Law School where he teaches Constitutional Law, Immigration Law, Corporate Criminal Liability, and Securities Regulation. Prof. Fallone earned his undergraduate degree from Boston University, summa cum laude, in Spanish Language and Literature. He also earned his law degree from Boston University, magna cum laude. Prof. Fallone has founded and grown three nonprofit organizations serving the underprivileged in southeastern Wisconsin. Prof. Fallone is a regular contributor to the Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog. Daniel Suhr serves as Managing Attorney at the Liberty Justice Center, where he spends every day on the front lines of the fight to preserve our rights and liberties. He represents parents and schools to advance education reform; citizens and nonprofit groups to protect privacy and free speech; and everyday people fighting back on behalf of cancel culture. And lately he's stopped several vaccine and mask mandates. Daniel formerly worked as policy director for Governor Scott Walker, as chief of staff for Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch, and as a law clerk for Judge Diane Sykes. He holds a B.A. and J.D. from Marquette University, and master’s degrees from Georgetown and the University of Missouri. Lucas Vebber is deputy counsel at the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty ("WILL") in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. At WILL he litigates cases in state and federal courts where he focuses on separation of powers and regulatory issues. Before joining WILL Lucas worked in a variety of roles in Madison, most recently serving as General Counsel and Director of Environmental and Energy Policy at Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, the state’s chamber of commerce and manufacturers’ association. Prior to that Lucas worked for the state in both the legislature and executive branch gaining significant experience in administrative law and policy. Lucas has a B.A. from Marquette University and a J.D. from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis. Please join us to hear about the April Supreme Court election. Lunch will be served. ******* As always, the Federalist Society takes no position on particular legal or public policy issues; all expressions of opinion are those of the speaker.

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