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Christianity and the Common Good

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Harvard Law School

A conference featuring Prof. Gerard Wegemer (University of Dallas), Prof. J. Budziszewski (University of Texas, Austin), Prof. Gladden Pappin (University of Dallas) and Prof. Sarah Byers (Boston College).

Keynote speaker: Justice Neil Gorsuch (United States Supreme Court)

Panelists: Fr. Dominic Legge, OP (Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception and the Thomistic Institute), Prof. Jacqueline Rivers (Harvard University) and Prof. Adrian Vermeule (Harvard Law School).

No backpacks or bags are permitted in the courtroom for the keynote address.

**Advance registration required for Friday keynote address.**



4:30 pm - Keynote address by Justice Neil Gorsuch, Supreme Court of the United States

6:00 pm - Reception with Justice Gorsuch for conference registrants.



9:30 am - "From the Common Good to Public Order (and Back)" - Prof. Gladden Pappin

10:50 am - "Shakespeare, the Book of Sir Thomas More, and the Common Good" - Prof. Gerard Wegemer

12:10 pm - "Faith, Natural Law, and the Common Good" - Prof. J. Budziszewski

2:45 pm - "Defending the Common Good: Mercy and Punishment, from Stoicism to Christianity" - Prof. Sarah Byers

4:15 pm - Panel featuring Fr. Dominic Legge, OP, Prof. Adrian Vermeule, and Prof. Jacqueline Rivers.

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