The Federalist Society's National Lawyers Convention ended Saturday. Here is a media roundup of the Convention, with coverage from across the web:
- Politics Daily: Federalist Society Conclave Reflects Renewed Conservative Excitement: Matt Lewis comments on the increased attendance at the Convention and the country's "new-found excitement over constitutional issues" during and after the 2010 election cycle.
- The Washington Post: Scalia on cameras, retirement and the 'brave new world': Robert Barnes surveys CBS News correspondent Jan Crawford's interview with Justice Scalia at the Society's Annual Dinner at the Omni Shoreham Thursday.
- The Huffington Post: The Federalist Society: Where Are They Now?: Amanda Terkel gives an overview of The Federalist Society and gathers views from across the legal spectrum about the Society's efforts to increase dialogue about the law in this country.
- The Blog of Legal Times: Republican Leader Takes Victory Lap at Federalist Society: David Ingram covers the opening address of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who promised a "renewed commitment to constitutional conservatism," at the National Lawyers Convention.
- The Huffington Post: Mitch McConnell: I'm Counting on The Federalist Society To Help Us Get Health Care Reform Declared Unconstitutional: Amanda Terkel writes about Sen. McConnell's opening speech at the Convention, noting his support both of legislative efforts to repeal the law and of legal efforts to have the law overturned by the courts.
- The Huffington Post: Edward Kane on Dodd-Frank: Robert Teitelman reports on criticisms of Dodd-Frank from Edward Kane of Boston College and others, including C. Boyden Gray and John Shu, who recently published a paper discussing the constitutionality of the legislation.