Law scholar Steven Smith to speak on religion and law

Author: Michael O. Garvey


Steven D. Smith, Warren Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of San Diego School of Law, will give a lecture onLaws Quandary: The (Always) Imminent Death of the Lawat 4 p.m. Friday (March 31) in the Notre Dame Law School courtroom.

Smith, a prominent scholar of law and religion, was the Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law at Notre Dame before joining the University of San Diego law faculty in 2002.He also has taught at the University of Colorado.

The author of numerous articles and essays in law journals, Smith also has written several books, includingThe Constitution and the Pride of Reason,Foreordained Failure: The Quest for a Constitutional Principle of Religious Freedom,and the recently publishedLaws Quandary.

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