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PUBLICATIONS • FEBRUARY 22, 2021

How the Founders’ Natural Law Theory Illuminates the Original Meaning of Free Exercise

Federalist Society Review, Volume 22

In Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, the Supreme Court will consider whether Philadelphia’s 2018 policy of excluding Catholic Social Services from continued participation in the placement of children in need of foster homes violates the First Amendment of the Constitution.[1] The case raises questions about the meaning of the free...

https://fedsoc.org/commentary/publications/how-the-founders-natural-law-theory-illuminates-the-original-meaning-of-free-exercise
Blog Post
EVENT • NOVEMBER 13, 2019

Originalism’s Promise: A Natural Law Account of the American Constitution

Toledo Lawyers Chapter

Speakers:  Lee Strang, John W. Stoepler Professor of Law & Values, The University of Toledo College of Law Evan Zoldan, Professor of Law, The University of Toledo College of Law Please RSVP to Matt Kemp at mkemp@slk-law.com.  This event is free. A light lunch is included.  *Free parking will be available...

https://fedsoc.org/events/originalism-s-promise-a-natural-law-account-of-the-american-constitution-2
FedSoc Blog
FEDSOC BLOG • NOVEMBER 05, 2019

How Natural Law Informs Our Understanding of the Constitution

Natural law is the foundation upon which the spirit of the Constitution is built. Many of the ideas and terms of art used in the Constitution cannot truly be understood without a deep understanding of the natural law philosophy the Founders held. It wasn’t until the “New Deal” era in...

https://fedsoc.org/commentary/fedsoc-blog/how-natural-law-informs-our-understanding-of-the-constitution