Friday, November 9, 2018
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Welcome and Introduction
John Malcolm
Vice President, Institute for Consitutional Government and the
Ed Gilbertson and Sherry Lindberg Gilbertson Senior Legal Fellow
The Heritage Foundation

 

Mark Rienzi
Professor, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law and
President, Beckett Fund for Religious Liberty
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Panel I - Government Compulsion and Religious Freedom Continue to Collide: What is the Path Forward
Kristen Waggoner
Senior Vice President of the U.S. Legal Division and General Counsel
Alliance Defending Freedom
 
Gerard Bradley
Professor of Law
University of Notre Dame Law School

 
Dan Mach
Director, Program on Freedom of Religion and Belief
American Civil Liberties Union

 
Marty Lederman
Visiting Professor of Law
Georgetown University Law Center
 
Moderator: Mark Rienzi
Professor, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law and
President, Beckett Fund for Religious Liberty
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Break
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Panel II - Under Attack: Religious Liberty on Campus
Casey Mattox
Senior Fellow, Free Speech and Toleration
Charles Koch Institute


Tony Banout
Vice President, Institutional Advancement 
Interfaith Youth Core


William Marshall
William Rand Kenen, Jr. Distinguished Professor or Law
University of North Carolina School of Law
 
Alyza Lewin
President and General Counsel
Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law
 
Moderator: Elizabeth Slattery
Legal Fellow and Appellate Advocacy Program Manager,
Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
The Heritage Foundation
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Break
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch Keynote
Remarks: "TBD"
 
The Honorable Amul Thapar
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Break
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Debate - The Conscience of a Lawyer: Does ABA Model Rule 8.4(G) Violate Their Rights?
Josh Blackman
Associate Professor of Law
South Texas College of Law Houston


Robert Weiner
Partner, Arnold & Porter and
Chair, ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice
 
Moderator: Emilie Kao
Director, Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society
The Heritage Foundation
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Break
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Panel III - Establishment Clause: The Court is on Course to Revisit
Allyson Ho
Partner
Gibson, Dunn, & Crutcher LLP

 
Bob Destro
Professor of Law and Founding Director, Interdisciplinary Program in Law and Religion
The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law


Alex Luchenitser
Associate Legal Director
Americans United for Separation of Church and State
 
Melissa Rogers
Nonresident Senior Scholar
Brookings Institution

Moderator: John Malcolm
Vice President, Institute for Consitutional Government and the
Ed Gilbertson and Sherry Lindberg Gilbertson Senior Legal Fellow
The Heritage Foundation
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Closing Comments
Jennifer Marshall
Vice President, Institute for Family, Community, and Opportunity and
the Joseph C. and Elizabeth Anderlik Fellow
The Heritage Foundation
 
William Saunders, Jr.
Director, Program in Human Rights, Institute for Human Ecology, The Catholic University of America and
Of Counsel, Americans United for Life