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Federalist Society to host national ethics expert for lecture

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Edward Whelan, president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., will lecture about “Lessons of the Sotomayor and Kagan Confirmation Processes: The Political Triumph of Judicial Conservatism,” from noon to 2 p.m. April 14. The lecture, hosted by the Indianapolis chapter of The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies, will be at the Conrad hotel, 50 W. Washington St., Indianapolis.

Cost to attend is $20 for members, students and government employees, and $25 for non-members, payable in cash or check on the day of the event. One hour of CLE will be available pending approval. Attendees are asked to RSVP to Brian J. Paul at Ice Miller by contacting Laura Williams at 317-236-2229 or laura.williams@icemiller.com.

Whelan also will present the same lecture at 9 a.m. April 14 at Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis, Room 385. The event – hosted by the law school’s student chapter of The Federalist Society – is free and open to the public. Parking is available for a fee at meters, or at the Michigan Street garage across from the IT Building.   

Whelan directs the ethics center’s program on The Constitution, the Courts, and the Culture. As a contributor to National Review Online's Bench Memos blog, he has been a leading commentator on nominations to the Supreme Court and the lower courts and on issues of constitutional law.

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