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The Constitution Matters — Larry Stratton

July 16, 2017 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

The Constitution Matters: Reviewing the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2016–17 Term

Larry Stratton

July 16, 11:15AM
Assembly Room

Explore the U.S. Supreme Court’s cases regarding playgrounds and religious school funding; the scope of the duty of prosecutors to give defendants exculpatory evidence; presidential appointees and congressional recesses; gerrymandered congressional districts; land use regulation and takings; and other hot-button legal issues in the overall context of the judiciary’s place on the constitutional map following Justice Neil Gorsuch’s elevation to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

Lawrence M. Stratton is Director of Waynesburg University’s Stover Center for Constitutional Studies and Moral Leadership, and Assistant Professor of Ethics and Constitutional Law at Waynesburg. Dr. Stratton received his M.Div. and Ph.D. in Christian Social Ethics from Princeton Theological  Seminary and also has a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. As a field education intern at Nassau Presbyterian during his M.Div. studies, Dr. Stratton began an ongoing exploration of American constitutional  law in relation to insights from the Christian faith during many sessions at Nassau Presbyterian beginning in the fall of 2001.

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July 16, 2017
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11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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Nassau Presbyterian Church
Phone:
609-924-0103
Email:
office@nassauchurch.org
Website:
nassauchurch.org

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Nassau Presbyterian Church
61 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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Phone:
609-924-0103
Website:
http://nassauchurch.org/