Madison referred to impetuous mobs as factions, which he defined in “Federalist No. Amy Coney Barrett hearing confirms what we already know — she’s dangerous for democracy: analysis ... She subscribes to ideology of the conservative group called the Federalist Society … The Federalist Society was dominated by individuals with a carefully articulated and influential vision of American constitutional law, and no doubt … The Federalist Society's Teleforum series, Legal Classics Revisited, will consider Professor Alexander Bickel's 1962 book, The Least Dangerous Branch. The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies, most frequently called the Federalist Society, is an organization of conservatives and libertarians that advocates for a textualist and originalist interpretation of the United States Constitution.Founded in 1982, it is one of the nation's most influential legal organizations. In Federalist No. In a life cut short just before his 50th birthday, Professor Bickel contributed to our understanding of American constitutional law. The Federalist Society would have us answer “no” to the first two questions and yes to the third. “Tolerance for opposing views is now in short supply,” Alito added in a virtual keynote speech to a conference of the conservative Federalist Society, in which he The Federalist Society is pleased to announce that its annual National Lawyers Convention will be held virtually during the week of November 9-13, 2020. During a speech to the Federalist Society on Friday, ... that might be the most bizarre and dangerous argument ever made by an attorney general. The Federalist Society has brought the National Lawyers Convention into the Zoom era. “Federalist Society documents that one of us recently unearthed, however, make this position untenable going forward,” they continued. Religious liberty and free speech are among Americans' personal freedoms potentially imperiled along with government overreach during the coronavirus pandemic, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito warned Thursday. 10, Madison describes how there are only two ways to remove the causes of faction: by “destroying liberty” or “giving every citizen the same opinion.” The first option is more dangerous than factions themselves and the second is utterly impossible and erroneous. It comes a surprise to me that the Federalist Society would give a standing ovation to such an ahistorical and dangerous view of the Presidency. Personally, I find that to be a deeply ignorant and problematic view of the world. Aside from the partisan political tone of the speech, it describes a Presidency the Founding Fathers would not recognize. A fifth Federalist Society-friendly Justice would constitute a majority.