What the Supreme Court Did in Masterpiece Cakeshop
September 28, 2018 | 8:00 pm
1100 Wilson Blvd, 30th floor, Arlington VA | Get Directions
Douglas Laycock will deliver our 2018 Joseph Smith Lecture on Religious Liberty. His theme will be “Liberty and Justice for All? What the Supreme Court Did in Masterpiece Cakeshop.”
Douglas Laycock is a distinguished professor of law at the University of Virginia. He is the nation’s leading authority on the law of religious liberty, having successfully argued on behalf of religious liberty claimants in four supreme court cases and authored a successful amicus brief in a fifth. He is known also for his efforts to bring clarity to the political debate over religious accommodation and equal protection claims in the right to marry campaign. His many writings on religious liberty are being published in a five-volume collection. Laycock is vice president of the American Law Institute and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
This is our fourth annual Joseph Smith Lecture. It will be held in Arlington, Virginia, at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business extension, near the Roslyn Metro. Parking will be available in the basement lot.