This class will cover how religion influenced the drafting of the Constitution. We will also explore a number of interesting contemporary Supreme Court cases.
Michael Meyerson is the DLA Piper Professor of Law at the University Of Baltimore School Of Law. His most recent book is Endowed By Our Creator: The Birth of Religious Freedom in America (Yale University Press 2012). He has written three other books and published more than 20 articles on topics including religious freedom, freedom of speech, constitutional law, and contracts law, some of which have appeared in the Stanford Journal of International Law, Indiana Law Review, Nebraska Law Review, Notre Dame Law Review, Miami Law Review, Marquette Law Review and the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology. He is a member of the New York Bar.