October 26, 2022

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm, Eastern Time

Church v. State: The 1st Amendment on Trial

Temple University Beasley School of Law, Kline Hall, Moot Court Room, Philadelphia, PA

Learn about the momentous shifts in the separation of Church and State driven by blockbuster Supreme Court cases such as Kennedy v. Bremerton School District, Tandon v. Newsom, and Fulton v. City of Philadelphia. These cases have upended decades of settled law and have sweeping implications for state funding of religious institutions, anti-discrimination laws, and government function at every level. Our panel of experts will help make sense of these profound changes and preview the future of Church/State separation in the newly supermajority conservative Court.

The Honorable Judge Theodore Mckee, 3rd Cir Court of Appeals
Diana Cortes, City Solicitor for the City of Philadelphia
Maggie Garrett, Vice President for Public Policy, American’s United for Separation of Church and State
Mary Catherine Roper, Former Deputy Legal Director for the ACLU of Pennsylvania