Projects

Article I Initiative

https://articleiinitiative.org

The Mission of the Federalist Society’s Article I Initiative is to better understand the role of Congress and its rightful place in the Constitutional order. Across the country and on Capitol Hill, we are committed to a new and robust dialogue about the Constitutional reform of the Legislative branch. Read more...

Regulatory Transparency Project

https://regproject.org

We have grown accustomed to modern government issuing and enforcing new rules to protect certain public goods, but regulations also have the potential to stifle innovation and harm the most vulnerable among us. Therefore, we must be diligent in reviewing how regulations either succeed or fail us, and think about how we might improve them. The Regulatory Transparency Project promotes a national conversation about the benefits and costs of federal, state, and local regulatory policies and explores areas for possible improvement. Read more...

Global Governance Watch

https://www.globalgovernancewatch.org

Global Governance Watch® ("GGW") is a project of the Washington, D.C.-based Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies. GGW is designed to raise awareness about global governance trends and developments, to monitor how the work of transnational organizations influences domestic policies and outcomes, and to address issues of transparency and accountability within the United Nations, related intergovernmental organizations, and other non-state actors. Read more...

State Attorneys General Guide

http://stateags.com/

The Federalist Society designed State Attorney General Guide to serve as a comprehensive, one-stop resource where visitors can learn about state attorneys general. The concept was a direct response to the need for an unbiased source of basic facts and resources about a topic of increasing importance. Through this website, we hope to educate the public on the landscape and role of state attorneys general across the country. Read more...

State Courts Guide

http://www.statecourtsguide.com/

The Federalist Society designed StateCourtsGuide.com to serve as a comprehensive, one-stop resource where visitors can learn about judicial selection in the states.  The concept was a direct response to the need for an unbiased source of basic facts and resources about a topic of increasing importance.  Across the country, legislators are debating whether to modify their state’s current method of judicial selection.  Commentators at the national and state level have taken an interest in the topic, weighing in on various sides of the debate over the best method for selecting judges, and dialogue in this area has increased.  Whether you are a supporter of judicial elections, the Missouri Plan, democratic appointment, or a hybrid of those methods, we hope you will find this website and The Federalist Society’s collection of resources enlightening. Read more...

Pro Bono Center

https://fedsoc.org/probono

Our mission is to match lawyers nationwide with opportunities for pro bono service in the cause of liberty and the rule of law. Use the Pro Bono Center to find nearby service opportunities that match your interests, skills and schedule or submit your own request for local counsel, amicus support, or other pro bono service. Read more...

No. 86

https://fedsoc.org/no86

No. 86, a reference to the Federalist Papers, continues the conversations our Founding Fathers had in 85 Papers about the proper structure of government.

The project is designed specifically for an audience of law students - providing commentary and analysis on topics relating to the law school curriculum.

The spirit of debate of our Founding Fathers animates all of the No. 86 videos. Video content encourages discussion and critical reflection relative to how each subject is widely understood and taught in law schools and among law students. Read more...