William Eskridge, Mediating LGBTQ Equality & Religious Liberty Clashes

The Rotunda Dome Room

William Eskridge Jr. will deliver the 2022 Joseph Smith Lecture on Religious Liberty on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 at 7:00PM. His lecture is entitled, “Mediating LGBTQ Equality & Religious Liberty Clashes: the Role of Statutory Principles.”

Professor William N. Eskridge Jr. is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School. He is one of the most cited law professors in America. He writes primarily on constitutional law, legislation and statutory interpretation, religion, marriage equality, and LGBT rights. Both as an author and a litigator, he was a principal strategist in the successful campaign to establish for LGBT persons the fundamental right to marry and equal protection right to be free of invidious state discrimination. Professor Eskridge will be speaking on the role of statutes in mediating Equal Protection and Religions Freedom conflicts. 


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