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CSLR Alumni Highlights

CSLR Alumni Highlights

Sarah Gerwig-Moore (JD/MTS `02), associate professor of law at Mercer Law, has been awarded tenure. Her teaching and scholarship interests center around constitutional criminal law, appellate and post-conviction practice and procedure, prisoners¿ rights, and other practical matters relating to serving the public interest.

Witte Honored by Library of Congress, Emory Law Students

Witte Honored by Library of Congress, Emory Law Students

CSLR Director John Witte, Jr. has won two prestigious honors this spring: he¿s been appointed to the Scholars Council of the Library of Congress¿ Kluge Center, and Emory Law¿s Class of 2012 Student Bar Association has named him Most Outstanding Professor of the Year, the 11th time he will receive this award.

CSLR Graduates Five Law and Religion Students

CSLR Graduates Five Law and Religion Students

Congratulations to this year¿s Law and Religion graduates! During May 14 commencement ceremonies, Jenny Hernandez, Andy Mayo, and Jennifer Williams will receive Doctor of Law and Master of Theological Studies degrees. Mark Goldfeder and Anita Hayward will receive Master of Laws in Law and Religion degrees.

Scholars Head into Summer of National, Global Lecture Tours

Scholars Head into Summer of National, Global Lecture Tours

CSLR scholars are fanning out across the country and around the globe this summer to engage the national and world communities in discussions of urban decline, religious liberty, conditional and religious marriages, global justice, and numerous other topics of law and religion.

New Book is Resource for Resolving Church Conflict

New Book is Resource for Resolving Church Conflict

A new book by CSLR Senior Fellow Paul R. Valliere offers a resource for resolving conflict in the church today. Conciliarism: A History of Decision-Making in the Church (Cambridge University Press, 2012) explores the movement of conciliarism, a way of ecclesial decision making in the Christian church, from the early church to modern times.

New Book Enlightens about No Establishment Clause

New Book Enlightens about No Establishment Clause

A forthcoming book edited by CSLR Director John Witte, Jr. and CSLR Senior Fellow T. Jeremy Gunn examines the rich, complex history of the First Amendment¿s Establishment Clause, which forbids the creation of a state-sanctioned religion.

Perry Says Gay Marriage is a Human Right

Perry Says Gay Marriage is a Human Right

Catholic bishops have been in the news lately saying that the federal mandate that private insurers cover contraceptive services violates religious freedom.