Mark your calendars! Exciting speaker coming to Rochester on June 13

posted May 18, 2017, 8:51 AM by Linda Stephens   [ updated May 18, 2017, 8:53 AM ]
On June 13, the AU Rochester Chapter is sponsoring a talk by Garrett Epps, who is a legal scholar, nonfiction author and novelist.  A graduate of Harvard University and Duke Law School, he teaches constitutional law, as well as fiction and nonfiction writing at the University of Baltimore School of Law and is the Supreme Court correspondent  for the "Atlantic. com."  He is a former staff writer for the Washington Post, and his journalism and criticism have been published in leading national newspapers and magazines.

As the author of such works as "To an Unknown God: Religious Freedom on Trial"; "Ten Right-Wing Myths About Our Constitution"; and "American Justice 2014: Nine Clashing Visions on the Supreme Court", he brings an uniquely insightful and informed perspective to the understanding of issues regarding church-state separation.

In his upcoming talk, Epps will focus on how the "free exercise" of religion guaranteed in the Constitution became a freedom to discriminate.

When:        Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Where:        Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave, Brighton
Time:            7 pm            Admission:  Free and open to the public