From Silver to Gold: The Next 25 Years of Law and Religion

CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF LAW AND RELIGION AT EMORY UNIVERSITY

FROM SILVER TO GOLD: THE NEXT 25 YEARS OF LAW AND RELIGION
A SILVER ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION


October 24-26, 2007

Emory University School of Law
Tull Auditorium
Atlanta, Georgia

     CONVENERS:

     – John Witte, Jr., Jonas Robitscher Professor of Law and Director, Center for the Study of Law and Religion
     – Frank Alexander, Professor of Law and Founding Director, Center for the Study of Law and Religion

OVERVIEW:

Two dozen of the world’s leading scholars will anticipate and articulate the hardest questions in law and religion facing the world in the next quarter century. The conference will focus on three themes: 1) religious liberty, human rights, and church-state relations; 2) sex, marriage, and family life; and 3) Christian, Jewish and Islamic legal studies.

OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

James T. Laney, President Emeritus, Emory University

EMORY HOSTS/CHAIRS:

Michael J. Broyde, Timothy P. Jackson, David Partlett, Philip L. Reynolds, Steven M. Tipton, Johan D. van der Vyver, and James W. Wagner

SPEAKERS:

Enola Aird, Institute for American Values; Abdullahi An-Na’im, Emory University; Robert N. Bellah, University of California at Berkeley; Harold J. Berman, Emory University; Margaret Brinig, University of Notre Dame; Don S. Browning, University of Chicago; Stephen L. Carter, Yale University; Rebecca S. Chopp, Colgate University; Elliot Dorff, University of Judaism/UCLA; Jean Bethke Elshtain, University of Chicago; Kent Greenawalt, Columbia University; Howard O. Hunter, Singapore Management Institute; Baber Johansen, Harvard University; M. Cathleen Kaveny, University of Notre Dame; Douglas Laycock, University of Michigan; David Little, Harvard University; Martin E. Marty, University of Chicago; John T. Noonan, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; David Novak, University of Toronto; Michael J. Perry, Emory University;  Carl Schneider, University of Michigan; Leah Ward Sears,  Supreme Court of Georgia; Robert Seiple, Council for America’s First Freedom; David A. Skeel, University of Pennsylvania; Jeremy Waldron, New York University; Nicholas P. Wolterstorff, Yale University

     REGISTRATION:

     Registration is required, and seating is limited.
     To register, go to:

          http://www.law.emory.edu/cslr/silveranniversary

     COST:

     Attendance is free to Emory faculty, staff, students, and  alumni/ae. For non-Emory participants, fees are as follows:

     – Early registration by Sept 21: $100; $50 for students and senior citizen
     – Regular registration by Oct. 21: $200; $100 for students and senior citizens
     – Registration at the door (if seats are available): $250; $125 for students and senior citizens

     CLE CREDIT:

     A minimum of 12 credit hours will be offered at stipulated state bar fees.

     FURTHER: INFORMATION:

     Go to:   http://www.law.emory.edu/cslr

     call:

     Tel:     404-712-8710

     or send an email to:

     Email:   MAILTO:cslr@law.emory.edu

The Center for the Study of Law and Religion is home to world class scholars and forums on the religious foundations of law, politics, and society. It offers expertise on how the teachings and practices of Christianity, Judaism and Islam have shaped and continue to transform the fundamental ideas and institutions of our public and private lives. The scholarship of CSLR faculty provides the latest perspectives, while its conferences and public forums foster reasoned and robust public debate.

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