Yale Law professor to speak on religion, law at Penn State Law

Vanessa McLaughlin
October 22, 2014

Yale Law professor Paul Kahn will be speaking on “The Jurisprudence of Religion in a Secular Age: From Ornamentalism to Hobby Lobby" from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in Room 118 in the Lewis Katz Building.

Kahn is the Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities and director of the Orville H. Schell Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School. Kahn teaches in the areas of constitutional law and theory, international law, cultural theory and philosophy. Before teaching at Yale, he clerked for Justice White in the U.S. Supreme Court and practiced law in Washington, D.C, during which time he was on the legal team representing Nicaragua before the International Court of Justice. 

He is the author of "Legitimacy and History: Self-Government in American Constitutional Theory"; "The Reign of Law: Marbury v. Madison and the Construction of America"; "The Cultural Study of Law: Reconstructing Legal Scholarship"; "Law and Love: The Trials of King Lear"; "Putting Liberalism in its Place"; "Out of Eden: Adam and Eve and the Problem of Evil"; "Sacred Violence: Torture, Terror, Sovereignty"; "Finding Ourselves at the Movies: Philosophy for a New Generation"; and "Political Theology: Four New Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty."

  • Paul Kahn, Yale Law professor, to speak at Penn State Law

    Paul Kahn, Yale Law professor, will speak at Penn State Law.

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