Past Events

The Influence of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition on the Common Law

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Featuring:
  • Samuel L. Bray, Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School
  • John F. Stinneford, Professor of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • William Kamin, Law Clerk to the Hon. Richard J. Sullivan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Location: The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, room 204
Time: 1:00 p.m.

Transcript available here.

The Judicial Virtues

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Featuring:
  • J. Joel Alicea, Assistant Professor of Law, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
  • Jamal Greene, Dwight Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
  • Lawrence B. Solum, William L. Matheson and Robert M. Morgenthau Distinguished Professor of Law, Douglas D. Drysdale Research Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
Location: The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, room 204
Time: 4:00 p.m.

Is the Administrative State Morally Legitimate?

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Featuring:
  • Jennifer Mascott, Assistant Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
  • Paul J. Ray, Director, Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation
  • Chad Squitieri, Assistant Professor of Law, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
  • Adam J. White, Senior Fellow, The American Enterprise Institute
Time: 5:00 p.m. Reception to follow.

Towards Nondelegation Doctrines

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Featuring:
  • Christine Chabot, Distinguished Professor in Residence, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
  • Trevor McFadden, Judge, United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • Chad Squitieri, Assistant Professor of Law, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Time: 5:30 p.m.
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Originalism and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition: A Jurist's Perspective

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Featuring:
  • Kyle Duncan, Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Paul B. Matey, Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Amul R. Thapar, Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Location: The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, room 257 (Slowinski Courtroom)
Time: 12:30 p.m.

How to Inherit a Kingdom: Reflections on the Situation of Catholic Political Thought

Thursday, October 6

Location: The Catholic University of America, Heritage Hall
Time: Thursday, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Reception to follow.

CIT Lecture - Originalism and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition: Opening Thoughts

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Featuring: Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr.
Location: The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law

Are Originalism and Natural Law Compatible?

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Featuring:
  • J. Joel Alicea, Assistant Professor of Law, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
  • Sherif Girgis, Associate Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School
  • Lee Strang, John W. Stoepler Professor of Law & Values, The University of Toledo College of Law
  • Kevin Walsh, Professor of Law, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law 
Time: 5:30 p.m. Reception to follow.

Junior Fellowship Information Session

This information session will give an overview of the Junior Fellowship and answer any questions from prospective students. All students, including undergraduate and graduate students, are invited and encouraged to apply.

Monday, April 11, 2022

Location: The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law | Room 211
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Co-sponsored by: The Center for Law and the Human Person and the Project on Constitutional Originalism and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition

Information Session

Join us as we give a brief overview of the Project on Constitutional Originalism and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition. We'll also be announcing exciting news during the event.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Featuring:
  • J. Joel Alicea, Assistant Professor of Law, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
  • Chad Squitieri, Assistant Professor of Law, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
  • Kevin Walsh, Professor of Law, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Location: The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law | Room 205
Time: 5:00 p.m.