Elizabeth Clark speaks at Interfaith Religious Freedom Conference on 7 November 2017
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Photo by Dave Frechette, University of Detroit Mercy Law School

ICLRS Associate Director Elizabeth Clark participated on a panel of legal scholars at the Interfaith Religious Freedom Conference on 7 November 2017. Sponsored by the J. Reuben Clark Law Society Detroit Chapter and the Michigan Catholic Conference, the conference was hosted by the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. The topic of discussion was legislative and legal challenges to religious freedom. 

The conference website describes the event as follows:

During this panel, legal scholars offered various perspectives regarding one of America's most treasured rights: the right to religious freedom. Specifically, their discussion will focus on current legislative and legal issues that have challenged the way religious freedom is understood and experienced within society today. This academic discussion offered a question and answer session with the panelists.

Other panelists participating with Clark were Khaled Beydoun, Associate Professor, University of Detroit Mercy Law School; Christopher Lund, Associate Professor at Wayne State University Law School; and Frank Ravitch, Professor and Walter H. Stowers Chair of Law and Religion at Michigan State University Law School.