2019
Catholic University Law Review's annual symposium “Celebrating the 230th Anniversary of the Judiciary Act of 1789 and Reflecting on the Challenges of Our Federal Justice System” provided an opportunity for students, faculty, and practitioners to hear from experts regarding the current state of our federal judicial system and consider the major challenges the Third Branch faces in ensuring justice in the future.

The February 1 event opened with introductory remarks by McKenzie Miller (3L), Editor-in-Chief of Catholic University Law Review Vol. 68. The program consisted of two panel discussions and a keynote speech from The Honorable Barbara J. Rothstein, United States District Judge and former Director of the Federal Judicial Center.  

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2018
Catholic University Law Review’s annual symposium, “FISA & the 4th Amendment: A Review of the 4th Amendment Implications in Foreign & Domestic Surveillance,” provided an opportunity for students, faculty, and practitioners to hear from experts about the recent developments involving FISA and its impact on national security, civil liberties, and the Fourth Amendment. 

The January 26 event opened with introductory remarks by Thomas Gentry (3L), Editor-in-Chief, Catholic University Law Review, Vol. 67, and CUA Law Professor Megan La Belle. The program consisted of two panel discussions and a keynote speech from Elizabeth (Liza) Goitein.

Goitein, who co-directs the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty and National Security Program at New York University School of Law, discussed the impact that FISA has had on modern society and advancements in surveillance techniques.

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