Merkel speaks at 40th annual National Lawyers Convention

The Federalist Society hosted the 40th annual National Lawyers Convention last week at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C.

The three-day convention focused on the state of today’s legal industry, including a special session titled, “The Second Amendment: Aftermath of Bruen; What’s Next at the State Level?”

Charleston School of Law Professor William Merkel was one of the featured speakers on the subject. His comments begin at 27:58 of the following video:

Speakers:

  • Mr. Stephen Halbrook, Senior Fellow, Independent Institute
  • Professor William Merkel, Associate Professor of Law, Charleston School of Law
  • Professor Mark Smith, Visiting Fellow in Pharmaceutical Public Policy and Law, Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford; Presidential Scholar and Senior Fellow in Law and Public Policy, The King’s College; Distinguished Scholar and Senior Fellow of Law and Public Policy, Ave Maria School of Law
  • Moderator: Honorable Steven J. Menashi, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

CHARLESTON SCHOOL OF LAW QUICK FACTS

The Charleston School of Law is an ABA-accredited law school nationally recognized for its student-centric culture. Our faculty and staff are committed to preparing you for success both in the classroom and in the legal profession.

  • The Princeton Review ranks Charleston School of Law professors second in the country for faculty accessibility (2021)
  • Charleston School of Law faculty ranked among the top of The Princeton Review’s list of Best Professors in the nation (2016-2018)
  • Experiential Learning: Charleston School of Law students have access to about more than 150 externship sites, creating opportunities for experiential learning in the legal field.
  • Community Service: Charleston School of Law students have performed more than 241,000 community service hours (2004-current).
  • Students have won the National Tax Moot Court Championship for seven consecutive years (2012-2018)

Related stories from the Charleston School of Law

Lederman speaks at Paleontology event

The Paleontology Law Coalition at Charleston School of Law welcomed Georges Lederman, Special Counsel at Withersworldwide to lead a presentation on the subject, “How to Dig Your Way into the Career You Want.”

Read More »