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Untangling Entanglement: Understanding Constitutional Issues Involving Religion in Higher Education

May 14, 2019
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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The First Amendment protects students’ free exercise of religion. It also provides that government may not act in ways that aid one religion, aid all religions or prefer one religion over another. The tension among these protections often puts administrators, teachers and coaches in difficult situations. This webinar will address recent decisions involving religious student organizations, school prayer, student mission trips, teaching religion and other situations that invite constitutional scrutiny, as well as provide suggestions for avoiding lawsuits from students and parents.

Jordan Ault, Partner
Demetrius Peterson, Attorney

Who Should Attend
General counsel and higher education leaders, in-house counsel, board members, senior administrators, deans, department chairs and faculty.

Continuing Education Credit
This program is pending approval for Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin continuing legal education credit.

Questions? Contact Emily Kenyon at 816.983.8776.


Jordan T. Ault


Demetrius J. Peterson

Senior Counsel

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