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The Second Annual C. Boyden Gray Lecture on the Administrative State

March 31 @ 12:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Friday, March 31, 2023

12:00 noon – 5:45 p.m.

The Mayflower Hotel

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Tentative Schedule:

Friday, March 31, 2023

All sessions held in The Mayflower, State Ballroom

12:00 – 1:00 PM                      Registration, The Mayflower, State Ballroom


1:00 – 1:10 PM                         Welcome & Introduction

– Adam White, Co-Executive Director, The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State; Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute


1:10 – 2:25 PM                        Panel 1: What Is “The Rule of Law” in Administrative Law?

– Ronald A. Cass, Dean Emeritus, Boston University School of Law; President, Cass & Associates, PC; Distinguished Senior Fellow, The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State

– Sally Katzen, Professor of Practice and Distinguished Scholar in Residence, NYU School of Law


2:25 – 2:40 PM                       Break 


2:40 – 3:55 PM                       Panel 2: Congress’s Power of the Purse in the Modern Administrative State 

– Michael W. McConnell, Richard & Frances Mallery Professor of Law, Stanford Law School; Director, Stanford Constitutional Law Center; Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

– Michael “Mick” Mulvaney, Former Director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget; Former Acting White House Chief of Staff, Trump Administration; Former Acting Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection; Co-Chair of Actum Global Advisers 


3:55 – 4:10 PM                        Break


4:10 – 5:00 PM                        Gray Lecture: The Administrative State Debate:  A View From the Secretary’s Office

– The Honorable Eugene Scalia, Former U.S. Secretary of Labor; Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP


5:00 – 5:45 PM                       Reception, The Mayflower Chinese Room


March 31
12:00 pm - 5:45 pm


The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Ave NW DC 20036 United States + Google Map