Religious Liberty & Law: In the Courts, In the Public Square, & In Administration

On Friday, April 8, 2022, EPPC is co-sponsoring a conference on religious liberty and law with Antonin Scalia Law School’s C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State, featuring panel discussions on government regulation and religion, the public square and religious freedom, and the courts. Speakers include EPPC’s Ed Whelan and Roger Severino along with leading litigators and former and current senior government officials.


All sessions held in the Mayflower’s East Room

1127 Connecticut Ave NW

Washington D.C.

9:00 – 9:40 am: Registration & Breakfast

9:40 – 9:45 am: Welcome

  • Jennifer Mascott, Assistant Professor of Law & Co-Executive Director, The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State, Scalia Law School
  • Edward Whelan, Distinguished Senior Fellow & Antonin Scalia Chair in Constitutional Studies, Ethics and Public Policy Center

9:45 – 11:00 am: Panel 1 – Religious Liberty, Government Regulation, and the Public Square

  • Matt S. Bowman, Senior Counsel, Alliance Defending Freedom
  • The Honorable Andrea R. Lucas, Commissioner, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Roger T. Severino, Senior Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center; Vice President of Domestic Policy, The Heritage Foundation
  • Moderator: The Honorable Trevor N. McFadden, District Judge, United States District Court for the District of Columbia

11:00 – 11:10 am: Break

11:10 am – 12:25 pm: Panel 2 – Religious Liberty and the Supreme Court

  • Nathan Lewin, Partner, Lewin & Lewin, LLP
  • Erin E. Murphy, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • Mark L. Rienzi, President & CEO, Becket Fund for Religious Liberty
  • Marc D. Stern, Chief Legal Officer, American Jewish Committee
  • Moderator: The Honorable Steven A. Engel, Partner, Dechert LLP

12:25 – 12:30 pm: Break

12:30 1:30 pm: Lunchtime Conversation Featuring:

  • The Honorable Paul D. Clement, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP; 43rd Solicitor General of the United States

1:30 pm: Adjourn