The Federalist Society Insurrection: How a Lawyers' Group Contributed to Violence at the Capitol

March 09, 2021 • 12:30 PM • Virtual

Just over a month ago, a violent mob attempted to subvert and overthrow the democratic process in favor of reinstalling Donald Trump as President. These insurrectionists were galvanized and cheered by numerous high-level Federalist Society lawyers, from practice group chair John Eastman to Senators Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz. Join Mark Joseph Stern, legal analyst and Supreme Court correspondent at Slate, who has long covered the Federalist Society's impact on the judiciary, to discuss the Federalist Society's role in insurrection and subverting the democratic process, and stunning silence in the wake of these tragic events. Please join via meeting ID: 830 851 9258. Co-sponsored by the Duke Law Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, the American Constitutional Society, the National Lawyers Guild, the Black Law Students Association, OutLaw, and If/When/How. For questions contact Matt Steyl at