Frank C. Jones Reenactment

The Frank C. Jones Reenactment is held to honor the memory and legacy of the Society’s late president. Originating in 1996 with a reenactment of the Gold Clause Case, the Society has held reenactments of significant Supreme Court Cases with leading appellate advocates.

Previously Held Reenactments

1996–Gold Clause Cases, Charles Cooper and Phillip Lacovara as advocates, Justice Scalia for the Court.

1999–Chisholm v. Georgia, Griffin Bell and Seth Waxman as
advocates, Justice Scalia for the Court (with Mount Vernon Ladies’
Association)

2002–Gibbons v. Ogden, Teresa Roseborough and Phillip
Lacovara as advocates, Justice Scalia for the Court (National Heritage
Lecture)

2006–The Aaron Burr Treason Trial–Eugene Scalia and Robert
Fiske as advocates, Justice Scalia for the Court (National Heritage
Lecture)

2008–Muller v. Oregon –Barbara Underwood and Vicki Jackson as advocates, Justice Ginsburg for the Court

2010—Ware v. Hylton—Philip Allen Lacovara and Richard A.
Schneider as advocates, Justice Alito for the Court (with Mount Vernon
Ladies’ Association)

2011—Texas v. White—Patricia Millett and David Beck as advocates, Justice Scalia for the Court

2013—Flood v. Kuhn—Roy Englert and Pamela Karlan as advocates, Justice Sotomayor for the Court

2014—McCullough v. Maryland—Neal Katyal and Jeff Bucholtz as advocates, Justice Breyer for the Court

2017—Goessart v. Cleary—Deanne Maynard and Roy Englert as
advocates, Justice Ginsburg for the Court (with Women’s Bar Association
of DC)

2017—Clay v. United States—Theodore Wells and Donald Ayer as advocates, Justice Sotomayor for the Court