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Touro Law Center's Fourth Annual National Moot Court Competition in Law & Religion

Author: Denise Wager

Touro Law Center has announced the 4th Annual National Moot Court Competition in Law and Religion. The semi-final and final rounds of the competition will take place at the Alfonse D’Amato Federal Courthouse, located directly across the street from Touro Law Center in Central Islip, New York on April 2-3, 2017. …

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John Witte Lecture on Religious Freedom at Home and Abroad Finding a Better Way

Author: Denise Wager

Notre Dame Law School’s Program on Church, State & Society hosted a lecture, Religious Freedom at Home and Abroad: Finding a Better Way, on April 14, 2016.

John Witte, Jr., Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Law, McDonald Distinguished Professor, and director of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University, spoke to students and faculty on April 14, 2016 about religious freedom at home and abroad. His lecture, Religious Freedom at Home and Abroad: Finding a Better Way, can be heard here

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NDLS Students Compete in Law and Religion Moot Court Competition in Venice, Italy

Author: Lauren Love

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Four Notre Dame Law School students recently won an international law and religion moot court competition in Venice, Italy.

Sponsored by the Program on Church, State & Society and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, eight Notre Dame Law students participated in the 2016 Fondazione Studium Generale Marcianum Moot Court Competition on Law and Religion. Notre Dame’s Moot Court Board team—consisting of second-year law students Matthew Ciulla, Christina Dines, Kyle Maury, and Christina Milanese—took first place. A team consisting of third-year law students John Foerster, Will Hodges, Christina Shakour, and Laura Wolk also competed.…

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NDLS Hosts Lecture on Religious Freedom

Author: Denise Wager

Notre Dame Law School’s Program on Church, State & Society will host a lecture, Religious Freedom at Home and Abroad: Finding a Better Way, at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 14 in the Notre Dame Hesburgh Center Auditorium.

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Summer Fellowship Opportunity

Author: Denise Wager

The Notre Dame Law School's Program on Church, State & Society is excited to announce that the Program will award up to two Summer Fellowships, in the amount of $10,000 each, for the summer of 2016 to students working for a religious institution in a legal capacity.

This is an outstanding opportunity for any Notre Dame law student to get exposure in the area of religious law and explore the many legal career options available that combine church, state and society

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Religious Liberty and the Free Society: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Dignitatis Humanae

Author: Denise Wager

The Notre Dame Law Review will host its annual Symposium on Nov. 5-6, 2015 in the Patrick F. McCartan Courtroom at Notre Dame Law School. This year’s Symposium is titled Religious Liberty and the Free Society: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Dignitatis Humanae. The event will celebrate and examine the 50th Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s Declaration on Religious Freedom and is part of the 2015-16 Notre Dame Forum.

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Student Religious Liberty Writing Competition

Author: Denise Wager

The International Center for Law & Religion Studies at BYU and the J. Reuben Clark Law Society have just announced their Seventh Annual Student Religious Liberty Writing Competition. Competition details can be found here.

 

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Touro Law Center's Third Annual National Moot Court Competition in Law & Religion

Author: Denise Wager

Touro Law Center's Third Annual National Moot Court Competition in Law & Religion will be held Thursday, April 7 - Friday, April 8, 2016. To read the complete set of rules, click here. Touro Law Center is located in Central Islip, New York, about one hour from New York City and the metropolitan airports. The preliminary rounds of the competition will take place at the law school, and the semi-final and final rounds will take place at the Alfonse D'Amato Federal Courthouse, located directly across the street from Touro.…

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NDLS Students Reflect on Experience in Law and Religion Moot Court in Venice, Italy

Author: Denise Wager

The Notre Dame Law School’s Program on Church, State, and Society sponsored an opportunity for four students to travel to Italy over spring break to participate in the Fondazione Studium Generale Marcianum Moot Court Competition on Law and Religion in Venice. The competition brought together law students from the United States and Europe to argue a case on religious accommodation, and examine issues of religious freedom through a comparative lens.

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Summer Fellowship Opportunity

Author: Denise Wager

The Notre Dame Law School's Program on Church, State & Society focuses on the role of religion in society and how law structures these relationships. In conjunction with the University's other colleges and centers, the program hosts conferences, workshops and other programs and is committed to increasing legal scholarship in order to promote dialogue on the interaction of these three dynamic, and often, colliding, aspects of society.

The Program will award up to two Fellowships for the summer of 2015 to students working for a religious institution in a legal capacity. 

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