Constitution Week Lecture: Religious Freedom and the Constitution
During 2012 Constitution Week, Professor Richard Garnett (University of Notre Dame Law School) will deliver a public lecture on "Religious Freedom and the Constitution" Garnett's talk will consider what it means that religious freedom is a constitutional right and why religious freedom is a constitutional right. The event is sponsored by the George Washington Forum on American Ideas, Politics and Institutions. Admission is free and is open to the public.
Garnett is the Associate Dean and Professor of Law at Notre Dame and clerked for the U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist. In addition to dozens of law review articles, he has written widely on religion and the Constitution for places such as the Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, National Review, Los Angeles Times and USA Today and has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, NPR and FOX News to discuss his work. He is currently completing a book called Two There Are: Understanding the Separation of Church and State, which will be published by Cambridge University Press.
Published: Sep 12, 2012