“I die the Company’s good servant, but God’s first.”

Today is the feast of St. Thomas More, patron Saint of lawyers.

Although the quotation above does not capture his final words with complete accuracy, it raises an issue that I have often pondered as a corporate law scholar.

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Fortnight for Freedom

As Mark mentioned back in April, yesterday kicked off the U.S. Catholic Bishops Conference’s “Fortnight for Freedom.”  As per the USCCB’s website, this is:

“special period of prayer, study catechesis, and public action [that] will emphasize both our  Christian and American heritage of liberty. Dioceses and parishes around the country have scheduled special events that support a great national campaign of teaching and witness for  religious liberty.”

This is truly an unprecedented development on a variety of levels (at least in terms of recent American history), which makes media’s silence and scant coverage deafening.

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