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Young Leaders Circle Forum with Honorable Edwin Meese III

Wednesday May 2009


Honorable Edwin Meese III Ronald Reagan Chair in Public Policy, The Heritage Foundation; Former U.S. Attorney General

On Wednesday, May 6th, the Young Leaders heard from the Honorable Edwin Meese III who addressed the centrality of America's first principles to the future of liberty. He discussed his current work for the Heritage Foundation's First Principles Policy Studies and Research initiative, which promotes the vision of "saving America by reclaiming its truths and its promises and conserving its liberating principles for ourselves and our posterity."

Edwin Meese III served as the 75th Attorney General of the United States under Ronald Reagan from 1985 to 1988, and was his chief policy adviser from January 1981 to February 1985. He also served as chairman of the Domestic Policy Council and of the National Drug Policy Board. Presently, Mr. Meese is the Ronald Reagan Distinguished Fellow in Public Policy at the Heritage Foundation and Chairman of its Center for Legal and Judicial Studies.