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Elon Law Review announces 2012 symposium

The 2012 Symposium of the Elon Law Review will examine, “Emerging Issues in First Amendment Jurisprudence: Interpreting the Relationship Between Religion and the State in the Modern Age." Proposals for participation in the October 26 symposium should be submitted by July 15.

On Friday, October 26, 2012, the Elon Law Review will present a symposium examining First Amendment issues resulting from the interplay between religion and government.

The goals of the symposium are:

  • to analyze how the legal landscape has changed due to recent legal decisions, legislation, and other governmental actions regarding the interplay between religion and the state;
  • to examine the impact and future of pending issues involving the interaction of government and religion in the First Amendment context.

Desired substantive areas of interest include, but are not limited to: conscience clause exemptions, the government speech doctrine, and legislative prayer.

If you are interested in participating in the Symposium, please submit proposals of no more than 500 words by attachment to Symposium Editor John Warren at jwarren8@elon.edu by July 15th. All proposals should include the name, title, institutional affiliation, and contact information of the intended author/presenter, and should address matters relating to the legal implications of the interaction between government and religion in the First Amendment context. Authors are welcome to submit a CV.

Click here for the Call for Authors.

Click here for the Elon Law Review website.

Philip Craft,
4/19/2012 2:18 PM