Mar 30 Fri

Church and State: A Symposium on Religion and Individual Rights

09:00AM - 02:00PM Warren Building - NT08

This symposium will discuss the legal issues surrounding religion and individual rights through two panels. The first panel, God in the Classroom, will discuss legal issues surrounding religion in the context of education, specifically prayer and symbols in school, and LGBTQ students. The second panel, Heaven and Health, will discuss legal issues surrounding religion, health laws, and religious objections. Professor Elizabeth Sepper from Washington University Law School in St. Louis, a noted scholar on religious liberty and health law, will be our keynote speaker. Our panel moderators are: Professor Richard Katskee, Legal Director at Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, and Professor Daniela Kraiem, Associate Director for the Women and the Law Program at American University Washington College of Law.

Agenda and speakers will be finalized shortly

Registration is free, but required. To register, please go to
3 CLE credits will be applied for upon request: CLE registration is $165

For further information, contact: Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education, 202.274.4075 or


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