Lectures from the Restoring Religious Freedom Conference available on YouTube
By Patti Ghezzi | Emory Law | Dec 7, 2016 11:12:00 AM
Lectures from the 2016 Restoring Religious Freedom Conference: Law, Religion, Equality, and Dignity are available on YouTube.
Restoring Religious Freedom Conference: Law, Religion, Equality, and Dignity
Sunday, Nov. 6
A Conversation between Ján Figel’, EU Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief, and W. Cole Durham, Founding Director of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies
A Century of Genocides: Is Better Accommodation of Conscience and Answer?
Moderator: Mark Goldfeder, Senior Lecturer, Emory University School of Law; Spruill Family Fellow in Law and Religion, Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory University; Director, Restoring Religious Freedom Project
Sponsored by J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Religious Freedom Project
To view this conversation on YouTube, go here.
Monday, Nov. 7
Opening Remarks: Peter Kmec, Slovak Ambassador to the United States
Slovak EU Presidency in the Context of Law, Religion, Equality and Dignity
International Perspectives on Equality and Dignity
Mark Hill, Honorary Professor, Cardiff Law School, United Kingdom; Avishalom Westreich, Associate Professor, College of Law and Business, Ramat Gan, Israel, Andrea Pin, Assistant Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Padova, Italy; Sayali Bapat, SJD candidate, Emory University School of Law
Moderator: Mark Goldfeder
To view the opening remarks and this panel, go here.
Accommodating Fundamental Rights and Religious Freedoms
Robin Wilson, Roger and Stephany Joslin Professor of Law, University of Illinois; Frank Ravitch, Professor of Law and Water H. Stowers Chair of Law and Religion, Michigan State University; John Corvino, Department of Philosophy, Chair, Wayne State University
Moderator: Daniel Frost, Assistant Professor, College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences, Clemson University
To view this panel on YouTube, go here.
Lunch and Keynote Address by Douglas Laycock, Robert E. Scott Distinguished Professor of Law, Class of 1963 Research Professor in Honor of Graham C. Lilly, and Peter W. Low Professor of Religious Studies, University of Virginia
To view this keynote address, go here.
Religious Perspectives on Equality and Dignity
Chaim Saiman, Professor of Law, Villanova University; Rafael Domingo, Francisco de Vitoria Fellow, Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory University; Bandar Bakhashwin, SJD Candidate, Emory University School of Law; Faizat Badmus-Busari, SJD Candidate, Emory University School of Law
Moderator: Silas Allard, Associate Director, Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory University
To view this panel, go here.
Alternative Approaches to Accommodation
Michael Helfand, Associate Professor of Law and Associate Director, Diane and Guilford Glazer Institute for Jewish Studies, Pepperdine University; Michael Broyde, Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law; Steve Collis, Chair, Hollis & Hart Religious Institutions and First Amendment practice group
Moderator: John Witte, Jr., Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Law and McDonald Distinguished Professor, Emory University School of Law; Director, Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University
Closing remarks, John Witte, Jr.
To view this panel and closing remarks, go here.
Co-sponsored by the Restoring Religious Freedom Project at the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University, which is funded by an anonymous gift, and the Fairness for All Initiative at the University of Illinois College of Law, which is made possible by a gift from the Templeton Religion Trust.