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The first meeting of the Center for Law and Religion’s Tradition Project took place on October 20-22, 2016, bringing together legal scholars, judges, political theorists, historians, and journalists for a sustained round-table discussion “Tradition in Law and Politics.”
The Center for Law and Religion at St. John’s Law has received a major grant from the Achelis and Bodman Foundation for its ongoing Tradition Project.
Leading scholars in the fields of law, religion, politics, and ethics came together at St. John’s Law for a Constitution Day symposium on “Religious Freedom Today.”
United States Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito visited St. John’s Law this week as the guest of the Center for Law and Religion.
This semester, the Center for Law and Religion at St. John’s Law welcomed its first Global Law Fellow, Fabiana Dal Cin, from the State University Cà Foscari, in Venice, Italy.
On Tuesday, October 27, 2015, the Law School’s Center for Law and Religion presented a discussion with Hon. Richard J. Sullivan, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, about current and potential issues before the U.S. Supreme Court involving religious freedom.
The Law School’s Center for Law and Religion has appointed two student fellows for 2015-2016: Stephanie Cipolla '16 and Christina Vlahos '17.
Mark L. Movsesian, director of the Law School’s Center for Law and Religion, just returned from Venice, Italy, where he participated in a new international moot court competition on law and religion at the Fondazione Studium Generale Marcianum, an academic research center.
Earlier this week, Professor Mark L. Movsesian—director of the Law School’s Center for Law and Religion—participated in a panel program on “The Evolution and Implications of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act” at the Federal Bar Council’s annual Winter Bench & Bar Conference.

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