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FEBRUARY
Sunday, February 21, 2016
Justice Antonin Scalia’s Contribution to Legal Interpretation
A Roundtable Featuring Matthew J. Franck, Director, William E. and Carol G. Simon Center on Religion and the Constitution, The Witherspoon Institute, Stanley Katz, Lecturer with rank of Professor in Public and International Affairs; Director, Princeton University Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies, and Keith Whittington, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics, Princeton University
Moderated by Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence; Director, James Madison Program, Princeton University
Funded by the Bouton Law Lecture Fund
4:30 p.m., Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall
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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Hamilton versus Jefferson in the Washington Administration: The Challenge of Foreign Policy
Carson Holloway, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Nebraska at Omaha
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
4:30 p.m., Lewis Library 120
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MARCH
Thursday, March 3, 2016
New Challenges to Religious Liberty: Today’s Issues in Historical Perspective
Gerard V. Bradley, Professor of Law, University of Notre Dame
Annual William E. and Carol G. Simon Lecture on Religion in American Public Life
Sponsored and organized by The Witherspoon Institute, and cosponsored by the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions
4:30 p.m., Lewis Library 120
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Wednesday, March 30, 2016
A Public Conversation on the State of International Religious Freedom
Featuring The Right Honourable Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, UK Parliament, House of Lords, and Katrina Lantos Swett, Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice; United States Commission on International Religious Freedom
Moderated by Daniel I. Mark ’03 *13, US Commission on International Religious Freedom; Assistant Professor of Political Science, Villanova University; 2015-16 Visiting Fellow, James Madison Program, Princeton University
4:30 p.m., Lewis Library 120
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Thursday, March 31, 2016
Washington and Hamilton: The Indispensable Alliance
Stephen Knott, Professor of National Security Affairs, United States Naval War College
Alpheus T. Mason Lecture in Constitutional Law and Political Thought
4:30 p.m., Lewis Library 120
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APRIL
Friday, April 8, 2016
Out of the Shadows, Into the Spotlight: A Commonsense Look at Immigration
Peter Skerry, Professor, Department of Political Science, Boston College
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
4:30 p.m., Lewis Library 120
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The Pernicious Myth of Judicial Supremacy
Michael Stokes Paulsen, University Chair, Professor of Law, The University of St. Thomas
Herbert W. Vaughan Lecture on America's Founding Principles
4:30 p.m., McCormick Hall 101
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Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Why Religious Freedom is Universal: Arguing with Recent Critics
Daniel Philpott, Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame
2016 Charles E. Test, M.D., Distinguished Lecture Series on Religious Freedom in Islam?: Intervening in a Culture War
7:30 p.m., Lewis Library 120
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Thursday, April 28, 2016
Religious Freedom in Islam Today: A Survey of Regimes
Daniel Philpott, Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame
2016 Charles E. Test, M.D., Distinguished Lecture Series on Religious Freedom in Islam?: Intervening in a Culture War
4:30 p.m., Lewis Library 120
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Friday, April 29, 2016
A Pathway to Liberty: Developing Islam's Seeds of Freedom
Daniel Philpott, Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame
2016 Charles E. Test, M.D., Distinguished Lecture Series on Religious Freedom in Islam?: Intervening in a Culture War
4:30 p.m., Lewis Library 120
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MAY
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Human Rights in the Americas: Are We Serious?
Judge Carlos Aránguiz, Supreme Court of Chile
Funded by the Bouton Law Lecture Fund
4:30 p.m., McCormick Hall 101
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Friday, May 6, 2016
Human Rights in the Americas: Are We Serious?
A Public Conference
Funded by the Bouton Law Lecture Fund
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., McCormick Hall 101
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Monday, May 9, 2016
How to Choose a Leader: Machiavelli’s Advice to Citizens
Maurizio Viroli, Professor Emeritus of Politics, Princeton University; Professor of Government, University of Texas at Austin; Professor of Political Communication, University of Italian Switzerland in Lugano
Respondents: Paul O. Carrese, Professor of Political Science, U.S. Air Force Academy, and George Kateb, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics, Emeritus, Princeton University
4:30 p.m., Lewis Library 120
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Monday–Tuesday, May 16-17, 2016

Abraham Lincoln and American Statesmanship: Reconstructing the Law of the Constitution
Keynote Address by Allen C. Guelzo, Henry R. Luce III Professor of the Civil War Era, Director of Civil War Era Studies, Gettysburg College
The Robert J. Giuffra '82 Annual Conference
Cosponsored by the Association for the Study of Free Institutions at Texas Tech University and the Bouton Law Lecture Fund
Monday, 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall
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