Hon. Amul Thapar serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He spoke on the topic of, "Smith, Scalia, and Religious Free Exercise: Reconsidering the First Amendment's Protection of Religious Liberty." Event was presented by the Federalist Society and the Constitutional Studies Program.
Judge Thapar was appointed to the Sixth Circuit in spring of 2017 by President Donald Trump. He is a former United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky and former United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky.