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Dictating Conscience: Law as a Cultural Weapon

Penn Federalist Society

Monday, March 31, 2014 from 1:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

Dictating Conscience: Law as a Cultural Weapon

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This event is free for Penn students with a valid Penn card.
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Event Details

This program has been approved for 5.5 substantive law credit hours for Pennsylvania lawyers.  CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well.  Attendees seeking CLE credit must bring separate payment in the amount of $55.00 ($35.00 public interest attorney) cash or check made payable to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania.


Robert P. George

Lunch Colloquy
Mill and Newman on Liberty and Conscience

Fitts Auditorium
Robert P. George
McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, Princeton University 
Cosponsored by Penn's Collegium Institute 

Note: There will be a 90 minute break between Professor George's colloquy and the following panel.

The Hobby Lobby Case: Conscience, Contraceptives, and the Constitution
4:30pm, Silverman 245A 

  • Jordan Lorence, Alliance Defending Freedom
  • Professor Patrick Deneen, University of Notre Dame
  • Alexander Guerrero, Penn Bioethics
  • Brigitte Amiri, ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project
Cosponsored by Penn Law Students for Reproductive Justice

Ed Whelan

Keynote Dinner
Peaceful Coexistence? Reconciling Nondiscrimination Laws and Civil Liberties
6:00pm, Levy Conference Center
Ed Whelan
President, Ethics and Public Policy Center


Panel Debate: Marriage and the Public Good
7:30pm, Fitts Auditorium 
  • Sherif Girgis
  • Trevor Burrus, The Cato Institute
  • John Corvino, Wayne State University and "The Gay Moralist"


9:00pm, The Great Hall

Have questions about Dictating Conscience: Law as a Cultural Weapon? Contact Penn Federalist Society

When & Where

University of Pennsylvania Law School
3501 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Monday, March 31, 2014 from 1:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

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