Schedule of Events

8:00 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. Welcome Norman Williams, Ken & Claudia Peterson Professor of Law and director of the Center for Constitutional Government
8:45 a.m. Ken & Claudia Peterson Address
Ellen Weintraub, chair, Federal Election Commission
9:45 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. Super PACs and the 2012 Presidential Election
Michael Beckel, reporter, Center for Public Integrity
Rob Kelner, partner, Covington & Burling LLP
Bradley Smith, Josiah H. Blackmore II/Shirley M. Nault Designated Professor of Law, Capital University
11:15 a.m. The Future of Public Financing
Richard Briffault, Joseph P. Chamberlain Professor of Legislation, Columbia University
Paul Diller, associate professor of law, Willamette University
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Judicial Elections
Paul De Muniz, former Oregon Supreme Court chief justice and distinguished jurist in residence at Willamette University College of Law
Adam Bonica, assistant professor of political science, Stanford University
Debra Erenberg, director of state affairs, Justice at Stake
2:30 p.m. The Oregon Approach: Disclosures versus Limits
Kate Brown, Oregon Secretary of State
Chris Garrett, representative, Oregon State Legislature
John DiLorenzo, partner & co-chair, Government Relations Practice Group, Davis Wright Tremaine
3:45 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m. Keynote Address
Lawrence Norton, partner and co-chair, Political Law Practice Group, Venable LLP
5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks and Reception
Norman Williams

All panels and presentations will be held in the John C. Paulus Lecture Hall (Room 201) of the Truman Wesley Collins Legal Center at the Willamette University College of Law.