2016 Annual Review
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Thursday Morning Keynotes
Brett G. Scharffs – Welcome Francis R. Kirkham Professor of Law and Director, International Center for Law and Religion Studies, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University
Elder Lance B. Wickman – Defending Religious Freedom in a Secular Age: Fundamental Principles, Practical Priorities, and Fairness for All General Counsel, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and Emeritus General Authority
Matthew Holland – Religious Liberty v. Secularity: Is the American Founding Still Useful? President, Utah Valley University
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Thursday Afternoon Workshops
Terry Mattingly – Understanding Media Coverage of Religion Senior Fellow in Media and Religion, The King's College
Mark Goldfeder – What does the Separation of Church and State Really Mean? The First Amendment’s Establishment Clause Senior Lecturer and the Spruill Family Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory University School of Law
Imam Muhammad Musri – Muslims, America, and Religious Freedom Senior Imam, President and Chairman of the Board of the Islamic Society of Central Florida
Michael Frandsen – How Can I Discuss Religious Freedom Effectively? Director, Public Affairs, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Thursday Afternoon Plenary
Political Trends and Religious Freedom: Where Are We and Where Are We Going On Religious Freedom Issues Nationally?
Presenters: David Masci, Thomas C. Berg, Tim Schultz, and Brett G. Scharffs
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Friday Morning Plenary--9:30 am session
What Should Religious Freedom Mean in Society?
Presenters: Alexander Dushku and Steven D. Smith
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Friday Morning Plenary--10:30 am session
Interfaith Cooperation: How Can We Work Together to Promote Religious Freedom?
Presenters: Imam Muhammad Musri and Daniel I. Mark
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Friday Afternoon Workshops
Thomas C. Berg – How Broad is Religious Freedom? Constitutional and Legislative Protections Professor of Law and Public Policy, University of St. Thomas School of Law
M. Christian Green – Religion and the Workplace: Rights and Accommodations Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory University; and Editor, Journal of Law and Religion
Scott E. Ferrin – Religion in Public Schools: What Rights Do Parents and Students Have? Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations, David O. McKay School of Education, Brigham Young University
Steven T. Collis – How Do I Get Involved? Where Can I Make a Difference? Attorney, Holland & Hart LLP
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Friday Afternoon Plenary--3:30 pm session
Religious Freedom at the Supreme Court Now and in the Future
Presenters: Hannah Smith and Gene Schaerr
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Friday Afternoon Plenary--Closing Session
Current Developments in Europe
Presenters: David Kirkham and Michael L. Jensen
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Closing Remarks
W. Cole Durham, Jr. – Closing Remarks Founding Director, International Center for Law and Religion Studies; President, International Consortium for Law and Religion Studies