Monthly Archives: March 2011

Hon. John R. Bolton to address the Federalist Society Miami Lawyers Division, and you are invited

Hon. John R. Bolton

The Federalist Society Miami Lawyers Division cordially invites you to attend its first Spring reception of its 2011 lecture series with the Honorable John R. Bolton, former United States ambassador to the United Nations.

Mr. Bolton will discuss “Foreign Policy Challenges for the Obama Administration.”

The event is Tuesday, March 22, 2011 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Bankers Club of Miami, One Biscayne Tower on the fourteenth floor. Admission is complimentary, Hors D’oeuvres will be served, and there will be a cash bar.

Please RSVP to Ariana Fajardo at, or call her at 305-858-0220.

We hope to see you there.


Prof. John Kunich’s Lecture on Free Market Environmentalism Available for Download

Prof. John Kunich has 16 years of experience in environmental and natural resources law. 13 years of full-time teaching experience at the law school level. He is the author of 7 books, including Betting the Earth: How We Can Still Win the Biggest Gamble of All Time, and a frequent guest on television interview programs. Prof Kunich has twice testified before United States Congressional Committees on matters related to environmental and biodiversity law.

Prof Kunich delivered this eye-opening lecture to the FIU College of Law’s Fed-Soc chapter on March 1, 2011.  He thoughtfully analyzed several fundamental questions about climate policy, and criticized relevant-players’ handling of the more important issues relating to global-environmentalism. 

This lecture is available to you for free download at FIU Law’s ItunesU page on iTunes. (Download Here)

Same-Sex Marriage Debate is Online

Mohamed T. Al-Darsani, Fr. Michael Orsi, Phil Colesanti, Dean Jose Gabilondo

If you missed the Federalist Society’s Same-Sex Marriage Debate between Dean Jose Gabilondo and Father Michael Orsi, or you just want, need to watch it again, you can now download it free from ItunesU. (Go to ItunesU)

The debate over same-sex marriage was held at the Florida International University College of Law.  The specific topic of debate was Whether Same-Sex Marriage Conflicts with Societal Values and Religious Liberties? Arguing in the affirmative was Father Michael Orsi.  Arguing in the negative was Dean Jose Gabilondo, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Law at FIU College of Law.

Father Orsi and Dean Gabilondo did outstanding jobs articulating their positions. With 179 people in attendance, this debate was our student chapter’s most succesful event to date.  Please let us know what you thought about the debate and give us feedback as to how we can improve our events for the future.