Matters of Faith

Matters of Faith: Religious Experience and Legal Response

October 14, 2011

On Friday, October 14th, The University of Alabama School of Law hosted a symposium, “Matters of Faith: Religious Experience and Legal Response.” The event, organized by Austin Sarat, Justice Hugo L. Black Visiting Senior Faculty Scholar at Alabama, and William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science at Amherst College, featured guest lecturers who explored key themes related to law and faith.

Welcome and Introduction ( Download MP3/Podcast)

Austin Sarat
Justice Hugo L. Black Visiting Senior Faculty Scholar, The University of Alabama School of Law and William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor, Amherst College

Session I ( Download MP3/Podcast)
Religion, Law, and Discrimination

Professor Caroline Mala Corbin, Law, University of Miami
Moderator: Professor Meredith Render, The University of Alabama School of Law

Session II ( Download MP3/Podcast)
Against Neutralism: Faith Based Groups, Discrimination, and State Subsidy

Professor Corey Brettschneider, Political Science, Brown University
Moderator: Professor Bryan Fair, University of Alabama School of Law

Session III ( Download MP3/Podcast)
Religious Freedom and the Nondiscrimination Norm

Professor Richard W. Garnett, Law, University of Notre Dame
Moderator: Professor Paul Horwitz, University of Alabama School of Law

Session IV ( Download MP3/Podcast)
How Religion Has Grown to Accommodate American Law

Professor Amanda Porterfield, Religion, Florida State University

Session V ( Download MP3/Podcast)
The Red Herring of Religion

Professor Steven D. Smith, Law, University of San Diego
Moderator: Professor William Brewbaker, University of Alabama School of Law

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