Renowned Legal Scholar to Offer Lecture at Franciscan University on Future of Religious Liberty

March 11, 2024

STEUBENVILLE, OH—Professor Lee J. Strang will give the 2024 Brownson/Scanlan Lecture in Politics, Law, and Religion, hosted by the Political Science Department at Franciscan University of Steubenville. Entitled, “The Future of Religious Liberty in the U.S.,” the lecture will be held on campus Monday, March 25, at 11:00 a.m. in Egan Hall, Room 113.

Strang is currently the John W. Stoepler Professor of Law and Values at the University of Toledo College of Law. He has also taught at Ave Maria School of Law and Michigan State University College of Law and was a visiting professor for two universities in Hungary. As a scholar, his articles and books on constitutional law and interpretation, property law, and religion and the First Amendment have been published widely. He received his LLM degree from Harvard Law School, where he also was senior editor of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy. Additionally, he is a member of the Society of Catholic Social Scientists, the Christian Legal Society, and the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy.

The Brownson/Scanlan Lecture is named after the 19th-century American Catholic political thinker Orestes Augustus Brownson and Franciscan University’s esteemed late president Father Michael Scanlan, TOR.

The lecture will be free and open to the public.

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