Saturday, September 19, 2015

September 30: Webcast+Cleveland - School Prayer and Constitutional Law in Modern America

Title:
School Prayer and Constitutional Law in Modern America
When/Where:
September 30, 2015
4:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.
Moot Courtroom (A59)
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
11075 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106-7148
Also Webcast
Speaker:
Sarah (Sally) Barringer Gordon, Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law and Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania, teaches in the areas of church and state, property, and legal history in the law school, and American religious and constitutional history in the history department.
Sally is the author The Mormon Question: Polygamy and Constitutional Conflict in Nineteenth-Century America (University of North Carolina Press, 2002), and The Spirit of the Law Religious Voices and the Constitution in Modern America (Harvard University Press, 2010). She is also the author of “The First Disestablishment: Limits on Church Power and Property before the Civil War,” University of Pennsylvania Law Review (2014). This article is part of a larger project on the law of religion from the Revolution to the post Civil War era, titled Freedom’s Holy Light: Disestablishment in America, 1776-1876, which is currently under consideration at a scholarly press.
Sally is particularly interested in the legal history of religion and religious peoples in American colonial and national history, with a special focus on the relationship of politics and law to belief and practice in American life.
By:
William A. Brahms Lecture on Law & Religion, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Credit:
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit
Cost:
Free and open to the public. Pre-registration required.
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