On February 23-24, 2007, Loyola Law School and Loyola Law Review hosted an event entitled "Commercial Speech: Past, Present, and Future, A Tribute to Steven Shiffrin."

Articles from the symposium are available in the Fall 2007 issue of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review.

Below are the highlights of the event:

February 23, 2007

1. ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

Introduction: Ronald Collins, The First Amendment Center
Moderator: Adam Liptak, The New York Times
Panelists: Erwin Chemerinksy, Duke University School of Law; Steven Shiffrin, Cornell University Law School; Nadine Strossen, New York Law School; Kathleen Sullivan, Stanford Law School

2. TRIBUTE TO STEVEN SHIFFRIN

Introduction: Gerald Lopez, New York University School of Law
Moderator: Yale Kamisar, The University of Michigan Law School
Panelists: C. Edwin Baker, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Mark Hart, Sole Practitioner: Appellate Law; Kenneth Karst, UCLA School of Law; Robert Myers, Newman, Aaronson & Vanaman; Stanley Goldman, Loyola Law School Los Angeles; Gerald Uelmen, Santa Clara University School of Law

3. PRESENTATION TO STEVEN SHIFFRIN OF THE CHRISTOPHER N. MAY AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARLY ACHIEVEMENT

February 24, 2007

1. PANEL ON FIRST AMENDMENT PRINCIPLES

Moderator: Kurt Lash, Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Keynote Address: Martin Redish, Northwestern University School of Law
Responses: Robert Post, Yale Law School; Steven Shiffrin, Cornell University Law School; James Weinstein, Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

2. FIRST AMENDMENT PRINCIPLES IN PRACTICE

Moderator: Patrick Lynch, O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Panelists: Bruce Johnson, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; Robert Lasnik, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington; David Vladeck, Georgetown University Law Center

3. IT'S WHAT'S FOR LUNCH: NECTARINES, MUSHROOMS AND BEEF: THE FIRST AMENDMENT AND COMPELLED COMMERCIAL SPEECH

Moderator: James Weinstein, Arizona State University Sandra D. O'Connor College of Law
Panelists: Robert Post, Yale Law School; Kathleen Sullivan, Stanford Law School

4. PHILOSOPHICAL UNDERPINNINGS OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT PRINCIPLES

Moderator: Lawrence Solum, University of Illinois College of Law
Panelists: C. Edwin Baker, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Charles Fried, Harvard Law School; Seana Shiffrin, UCLA School of Law; Rebecca Tushnet, Georgetown University Law Center

5. CONCLUDING REFLECTIONS

Moderator: Tamara Piety, University of Tulsa College of Law
Panelists: C. Edwin Baker, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Eugene Volokh, UCLA School of Law