Dean Brett Scharffs’ World of Law Lecture: Religious Freedom

On 5 March 2014, Dean Brett G. Scharffs presented the fifth and final lecture in the BYU Law School’s 2014 World of Law brown bag series, designed to give undergraduate students the opportunity to hear top legal scholars from BYU Law School address critical issues in the world. Dean Scharffs, who is Francis R. Kirkham Professor of Law as well as Associate Dean of the Law School and Associate Director of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies, spoke on Religious Freedom, outlining three ways that law students help with this important work:

  • Learning: Classes and seminars on US and international freedom of religion.
  • Advocacy: Opportunities to work on Supreme Court briefs in pending cases. 
  • International Center for Law and Religion Studies: Annual law and religion symposium, international summer fellowships, student management board. 

Hear Dean Scharff’s lecture at the link below: