February 6, 2019

9:00 a.m. ET



The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

First Street NE

Washington, DC, 20515

The Article I Initiative is pleased to host its First Annual Legislative Branch Review Conference on February 6, 2019 in Washington, DC. The event will feature current and former members of Congress, policy analysts, and academics.

All-Day Tickets have sold out, however tickets are still available for the afternoon programs from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm (including reception).

Recently Announced

Rep. Mike Gallagher, Wisconsin’s Eighth District

Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina

Rep. Stephen A. Womack, Arkansas’s Third District

Rep. Rob Woodall, Georgia’s Seventh District

9am-9:50am: Breakfast – CVC Atrium

10am-11:25am: Panel I – Can the Other Branches Help Restore Congress? – CVC Aud

  • David Hoppe, President, Hoppe Strategies
  • Prof. Sally Katzen, Professor of Practice and Distinguished Scholar in Residence; Co-Director of the Legislative and Regulatory Process Clinic, New York University School of Law
  • Dr. Philip Wallach, Senior Fellow – Governance, R Street
  • Hon. Peter J. Wallison, Senior Fellow and Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Financial Policy Studies, AEI
  • Moderator: Thomas G. Hungar, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

11:30am-11:55am: Morning Address – CVC Aud

12:00pm-1:00pm: Luncheon & Interview of Members – CVC Atrium

  • Rep. Steve Womack, U.S. House of Representatives, Arkansas’s Third District
  • Rep. Rob Woodall, U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia’s Seventh District
  • Moderator: Michael Barone, Senior Political Analyst, Washington Examiner

1:10pm-2:30pm: Panel II – A World Without Chevron? – CVC Aud

  • Mr. Mark Chenoweth, Executive Director and General Counsel, New Civil Liberties Alliance
  • Mr. David D. Doniger, Director, Climate & Clean Air Program, Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Prof. Kristin Hickman, Distinguished McKnight University Professor and Harlan Albert Rogers Professor in Law, University of Minnesota Law School
  • Prof. David S. Schoenbrod, Trustee Professor of Law, New York Law School
  • Moderator: Prof. Jennifer L. Mascott, Assistant Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School

2:35pm-3pm: Afternoon Address from a Member of Congress – CVC Aud

  • Sen. Lindsey Graham, U.S. Senate, South Carolina

3:15pm-4:50pm: Panel III – Bipartisanship and High Profile Congressional Oversight – CVC Aud

  • Ms. Elise Bean, Washington Co-Director, Levin Center at Wayne Law
  • Mr. Stanley M. Brand, Senior Counsel, Akin Gump
  • Ms. Machalagh Carr, General Counsel & Parliamentarian (R), Committee on Ways and Means, U. S. House of Representatives
  • Mr. Jon Skladany, Chief Counsel for Oversight (R), Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Moderator: Mr. Justin Rood, Director of the Congressional Oversight Initiative, The Project On Government Oversight

5pm-6:00pm: Reception – CVC Atrium

Attendance is free. CLE is being applied for in CA, DE, NY, PA, TX, and VA. If you are interested in earning CLE, there is a $25 fee with an estimated 4.5 hours of credit. Additional jurisdictions may be included, subject to demand.




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