God and Caesar: Religious Freedom and the Two Jurisdictions
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
Steven D. Smith, Warren Distinguished Professor of Law, University of San Diego School of Law
In his lecture, Professor Smith will try to recover the jurisdictional conception of religious freedom, and will consider what has been lost as the jurisdictional conception has been replaced by a more justice-based approach.
Steven D. Smith is Warren Distinguished Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Institute for Law and Religion at the University of San Diego. He was previously the Robert and Marion Short Professor at Notre Dame Law School and the Byron R. White Professor of Law at the University of Colorado. His writings on religious freedom include The Rise and Decline of American Religious Freedom (Harvard 2014) and Foreordained Failure: The Quest for a Constitutional Principle of Religious Freedom (Oxford 1995). Professor Smith earned his BA at Brigham Young University and his JD at Yale University.