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Elon Law Review Symposium on First Amendment Jurisprudence - Oct. 26

On Friday, October 26, 2012, beginning at 9 a.m., the Elon Law Review will present a symposium examining First Amendment issues resulting from the interplay between religion and government. The symposium, approved for 5.75 CLE credit hours, will take place at Elon University School of Law, 201 N. Greene St., Greensboro, N.C.


9:00-9:15 Introductory Comments and Opening Remarks

9:15-10:45 Panel One: Antidiscrimination and the First Amendment

Presenters: Harry Tepker, Professor, University of Oklahoma College of Law
Russell Weaver, Professor, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Dr. John Inazu, Professor, Washington University School of Law

11:00-12:30 Panel Two: Secular Law, Government Speech, and the Establishment Clause

Presenters: Dr. Saby Ghoshray, President, Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies
Raymond Pierce, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Dr. Alycee Lane, former Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara

12:30-1:30 Lunch Break

1:30-2:45 Panel Three: Legislative Prayer

Presenters: Robert Luther III, Attorney, Knicely & Associates, P.C.
Dr. Jeremy Mallory, Lecturer in Law, University of Chicago Law School

3:00-4:30 Panel Four: Ministerial Exception

Presenters: Bruce Ledewitz, Professor, Duquesne University School of Law
Aaron Petty, Appellate Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice
Dr. Mark Strasser, Professor, Capital University Law School

All are welcome to attend. There is no registration fee. Early registration is not required. To register early, or
for more information, please contact Ryan Morrison, Elon Law Review Symposium Editor, at

Details about the forum are available on the Elon Law Review website

Philip Craft,
10/18/2012 1:37 PM