Federalist Society In-House Lawyers Convention Event

The Federalist Society launched its In-House Counsel Network to provide a place for balanced discussion of the most pressing legal issues facing the business community. This second annual day-long national conference was held on Friday, May 19 at Chicago’s Union League Club. Notable speakers included Michael B. Mukasey (former Attorney General of the United States), alongside James Burnham, Paul Clement, Justin Danhof, and many more! Thank you to all of those responsible for putting together this event and for allowing us showcase our great collection with the attendees.

Classical works exhibition included:
  • Three Books of Duties by Cicero, ca 1600
  • Nichomachean Ethics by Aristotle, 1488
  • Magna Carta, ca 1350 
  • Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes, 1651  
  • Two Treatise Government by John Locke, 1764
  • Commentaries on the Laws England by William Blackstone, 1771-1772
  • Parliament 50 Acts, 1717-1770
  • Of the Law of Nature and Nations by Pufendorf, 1703
  • US Congress Constitution, 1787
  • US Congress Declaration by the Representatives of United Colonies, 1775
  • US Congress Bill of Rights, 1789
  • Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith, 1776
  • Theory of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith, 1759
  • Common Sense by Thomas Paine, 1776
  • The Federalist Papers by Hamilton, Madison, Jay, 1788
  • Oration State House Philly by Sam Adams, 1776
  • Defense of Constitution by John Adams, 1787
  • Parliamentary Practice by Thomas Jefferson, 1801
  • Message from Pres by James Monroe1823
  • US Circuit Court Rules of the Circuit Court of the US for the first circuit, 1812
  • Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, 1841
  • Communist Manifesto by Marx & Engles, 1888
  • A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production by Karl Marx, 1889
  • Policraticus by John of Salisbury, 1595
  • Education Christian Prince by Erasmus, 1516
  • The Prince by Machiavelli, 1640