ND Law Review Symposium


Location: McCartan Courtroom - Eck Hall of Law


The Constitutional Studies program is co-sponsoring the 2015 Notre Dame Law Review Symposium

On Thursday, November 5 and Friday, November 6, Volume 91 of the Notre Dame Law Review will host its annual Symposium. This year’s Symposium is titled Religious Liberty and the Free Society: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Dignitatis Humanae. The event celebrates and examines the 50th Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s Declaration on Religious Freedom and is part of the 2015-16 Notre Dame Forum.

The Symposium will begin with an address from Bishop Daniel E. Flores on Thursday, November 5. Bishop Flores currently serves as the Bishop of Brownsville, Texas.

The Symposium panelists will present their works on Friday, November 6.  Panelists include Professors Thomas Berg of the University of St. Thomas School of Law, Paul Horwitz of the University of Alabama School of Law, Christopher Lund of Wayne State University Law School, Mark Movsesian and Marc DeGirolami of St. John’s University School of Law, Brett Scharffs of Brigham Young University Law School, Steven Smith of the University of San Diego School of Law, Anna Su of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, and Richard Garnett and Phillip Muñoz of Notre Dame Law School.  The panels will be moderated by Judge Richard Sullivan of the Southern District of New York.

The Symposium will feature a keynote address from John H. Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America.

Thursday, November 5th
5:00 pm - Bishop Daniel E. Flores
Diocese of Brownsville, TX
Opening Address

Friday, November 6th
9:00 am - 3:00 pm - Panel Discussions
Moderated by Hon. Richard Sullivan
Southern District of New York

Friday, November 6th
3:30 pm - John H. Garvey

President, The Catholic University of America
Keynote Address