Event Description: Does the First Amendment protect public advocacy from the pulpit? What about prayer at a public, secular event? Is the religious rhetoric often used by political leaders inherently divisive, or can it serve a unifying purpose? Join Duke Law Professors Guy-Uriel Charles and H. Jefferson Powell as they explore the role of religion in public life and the role of religious leaders in politics, from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Reverends Rick Warren and Jeremiah Wright. The event is part of Duke University's celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Lunch provided.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Prof. Siegel discuss the Court’s recent and upcoming terms, the importance of consensus, and Ginsburg’s legacy at D.C. Summer Institute event.
Environmental Law Newsletter – 2017
Read about the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic’s first 10 years, a new book on regulating after crises, faculty scholarship, and more.
On the Ground
Students share their experiences working with asylum-seeking families at a south Texas detention center.
Possibilities and Perils: The Role of Faith in Public Life
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