Religion and the Law

2017 National Student Symposium - "The First Amendment in Contemporary Society"

Columbia Law School - March 3-4, 2017 Friday, March 03, 06:30 PMColumbia Law School
435 W 116th St
New York, NY 10027

The Columbia Law School Federalist Society's Student Chapter will host the 36th National Student Symposium on March 3-4, 2017. The topic of the Symposium is "The First Amendment in Contemporary Society". Additional information will be posted later this year.

The Future of Religious Liberties under the New Administration - Podcast

Religious Liberties Practice Group Podcast
Thomas C. Berg, Richard W. Garnett December 15, 2016

What is ahead for religious liberties under the Trump administration? Will churches be granted a victory in Trinity Lutheran v. Pauley? Will Trump’s Justice and Education Departments continue the push for transgender rights in public schools? Professor Richard Garnett of The University of Notre Dame Law School and Professor Thomas Berg of the University of St. Thomas School of Law joined us to answer these questions and many others on religious liberties in 2017.


  • Professor Thomas C. Berg, James L. Oberstar Professor of Law and Public Policy, University of St. Thomas School of Law
  • Professor Richard W. Garnett, Paul J. Schierl/Fort Howard Corporation Professor and Concurrent Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame Law School