American Multiculturalism Its Force and Limits From 1776 to Today 1-9-2016

Federalist Society Event Audio show

Summary: Since before the Revolution, American legal and political traditions have supported many forms of multiculturalism, through institutions such as freedom of association, religious liberty, parental rights, freedom of speech, private property, federalism, often open immigration policy, and the like. And those traditions have likewise imposed constraints on such multiculturalism. What can those traditions tell us about today’s multiculturalism debates? -- This panel took place during the 18th Annual Faculty Conference at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York, NY on January 9, 2016. -- Featuring: Prof. Mary Anne Case, University of Chicago Law School; Prof. John C. Eastman, Chapman University School of Law; Prof. Richard W. Garnett, University of Notre Dame Law School; and Ms. Heather Mac Donald, Manhattan Institute. Moderator: Prof. Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz, Georgetown University Law Center.