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89th Curia Society Annual Dinner


Date:
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Time:
6:00PM-9:30PM
Location:
New York, NY
Speaker(s):
Leonard Leo, AB `87, JD `89
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Cornell Law School invites you to the 89th Curia Society Annual Dinner.
 
 
“Limited Government, Human Dignity, and the Quest for Good Judges.”
 
 
Join Leonard Leo, AB ’87, JD ’89, Executive Vice President of The Federalist Society and hear him talk about judicial enforcement of limited government and how this is a moral and ethical imperative for preserving human dignity, and how the present judicial selection process takes this into account.
 
 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
 
6:00 PM Reception / 7:00 PM Dinner
 
The Lotos Club
5 East 66th Street
New York, NY 10065
 
Cost:
$100 per person
$65 Recent Graduates (Classes 2015-2019) or Public Service
 
Space is limited.  Please register early on-line or by calling the Alumni Affairs Office at 607.255.5251 by Tuesday, November 12th.
 
See Who's Coming
 
 
Leonard Leo, AB '87, JD '89
Leonard Leo, AB ’87, JD ’89
Executive Vice President The Federalist Society

 
Leonard Leo, AB ’87, JD ’89, is Executive Vice President of the Federalist Society, joining the organization over 25 years ago. Since that time he has been instrumental in helping the organization top 70,000, focusing on the growth of lawyers membership, operations and activities advancing limited, constitutional government. In addition to his work at the Society, Leonard has advised President Trump on judicial selection, assisted with the Gorsuch and Kavanaugh Supreme Court selection and confirmation process, and served as a member of the transition team. He also organized the outside coalition efforts in support of the Roberts and Alito U.S. Supreme Court confirmations. Leonard was appointed by President George W. Bush to three terms to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom as chairman. He was also a U.S. Delegate to the UN Council and UN Commission on Human Rights during the Bush Administration.
 
Leonard was the recipient of the 2009 Bradley Prize, along with the other founders and directors of the Federalist Society, for his work in advancing freedom and the rule of law. He is the coeditor of Presidential Leadership: Rating the Best and the Worst in the White House, as well as the author of opinion editorials in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. Leonard holds degrees from Cornell University and Cornell Law School. He presently resides in Northern Virginia, where he and his wife Sally have raised their seven children.