The third annual William E. and Carol G. Simon Lecture on Religion in American Public Life, co-sponsored by the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, will be given by Professor Gerard V. Bradley on Thursday, March 3, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. in Lewis Library 120 on the Princeton University campus. Professor Bradley’s lecture will be titled “New Challenges to Religious Liberty: Today’s Issues in Historical Perspective.”
Gerard V. Bradley is Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame Law School, where he has taught since 1992. He is the author or editor of some ten books, including ISI Books’ A Student Guide to Law, Religious Liberty in the American Republic, Challenges to Religious Liberty in the Twenty-first Century, Essays on Law, Religion, and Morality, and the forthcoming Unquiet Americans: U.S. Catholics and America’s Common Good. He is also working at present on a forthcoming book about the regulation of pornography in the Internet age. Professor Bradley is a Senior Fellow of the Witherspoon Institute, and has been a Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, and twice a Visiting Fellow in the James Madison Program at Princeton University. He co-directs the Natural Law Institute at Notre Dame Law School, and co-edits the American Journal of Jurisprudence, published by the Institute. Professor Bradley is also past president of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, and past chairman of the Religious Liberties Practice Group of the Federalist Society.