On June 22 in Rome, CLR co-hosted a conference, State-Sponsored Religious Displays in the US and Europewith the Department of Law at Libera Università Maria SS. Assunta (LUMSA).  Videos of the panels are now available below. Papers will appear in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Catholic Legal Studies.

Conference Introduction

  • Silvio Ferrari (Università di Milano – Facoltà di Giurisprudenza)

Session 1: Cultural or Religious? Understanding Symbols in Public Places

  • Thomas C. Berg (U. of St. Thomas School of Law)
  • Carlo Cardia (Università di Roma Tre – Facoltà di Giurisprudenza)
  • Eduardo Gianfrancesco (LUMSA – Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza)
  • Francesco Margiotta Broglio (Università di Firenze – Facoltà di Scienze Politiche)

Session 2: The Lautsi Case and the Margin of Appreciation

  • Monica Lugato (LUMSA – Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza)
  • Marc O. DeGirolami (St. John’s U. School of Law)
  • W. Cole Durham, Jr. (Brigham Young U. Law School)

Session 3: State‐sponsored Religious Displays in Comparative Perspective

  • Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit)
  • Paolo Cavana (LUMSA – Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza)
  • Mark L. Movsesian (St. John’s U. School of Law)
  • Sophie C. van Bijsterveld (Tilburg U. School of Humanities)

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