Episode 4

Going for Broke with Dr. Joseph Simmons: Originalism and the Bankruptcy Power

Dr. Joseph Simmons is the Vice President of Academic Affairs for the Yale Federalist Society and a 3L at Yale Law School. Joseph joins Jon and Zack to talk about his recent note in the Yale Law Journal, “Reconstructing the Bankruptcy Power: An Originalist Approach."

Joseph, Jon, and Zack talk about the Bankruptcy Clause, originalist methodology, and the process of getting published by the Yale Law Journal.

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Jonathan Feld

Jonathan Feld is the Public Affairs Officer on the Federalist Society's First-Year Board. Before law school, he was the research assistant in the President’s Office of the American Enterprise Institute. He holds degrees from Cambridge and Princeton.

You can find him wasting his time on Twitter at @JonathanFeld.
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Zack Austin

Zack Austin is the President of the Yale Federalist Society. During law school, he worked for the US Attorney for the District of Connecticut and the Solicitor General of Ohio. Before law school, he worked on the WWI Centennial Commission and at the American Enterprise Institute.