Law, Religion, and Coronavirus in the United States: A Six-Month Assessment

Thoughtful reflections on the implications for law and religion in the United States’ crises of the past six months: the coronavirus pandemic and economic and racial justice emergencies



Recorded on October 2, 2020


  • Brett G. Scharffs and Jane Wise, BYU Law School
  • John Bernau, Shlomo Pill, and Justin Latterell, Emory Law School
  • Stephanie Barclay, Notre Dame Law School
  • Mark Movsesian, St John’s University School of Law
  • Michael Moreland, Villanova University


See the program here

Sponsored by:

  • International Center for Law and Religion Studies, Brigham Young University Law School
  • Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory University Law School
  • Notre Dame Program on Church, State & Society, Notre Dame Law School
  • Center for Law and Religion, St. Johns University School of Law
  • Eleanor H. McCullen Center for Law, Religion and Public Policy, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law


Kathleen Brady, Emory University School of Law

Doriane Coleman, Duke University School of Law

Carolina Mala Corbin, University of Miami School of Law

Cole Durham, Founding Director ICLRS, BYU Law School

Jeffrey Hammond, Faulkner University

Michael DeBoer, Faulkner University

Samuel Levine, Touro Law Center

Daniel Bennett, John Brown University

Andrew Lewis, University of Cincinnati

Angela Carmella, Seton Hall Law School

E. Isabel Park, Graduate of University of Michigan

Joanna Smith, University of North Carolina

Robin Fretwell Wilson, University of Illinois College of Law

Matthew Cavedon, Criminal defense attorney, Gainesville, Georgia

Patrick Hornbeck, Fordham University

Dwight Newman, University of Saskatchewan College of Law

Daniela Tarantino, Università di Genova, Italy

Alejandro Gonzalez-Varas, University of Zaragoza, Spain

Mary Anne Case, University of Chicago Law School

Christopher Lund, Wayne State University Law School

Adelaide Madera, University Of Messina, Italy

Zachary Pohlman, Notre Dame Law School

Paul Marshall, Institute for Studies of Religion, Baylor University

Terri Montague, Emory University School of Law

Brett Scharffs, Director ICLRS,  BYU Law School

Anton Sorkin, Doctoral candidate, Emory Law School

George Walters-Sleyon, Fellow at the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University