Madison Club

The Constitutional Prohibition Against the Government Aiding Religion -- What does it mean in 2014?

by Rebecca S. Markert, Andrew Seidel, and Elizabeth Cavell

 

At noon on October 14, at the Madison Club, staff attorneys from the Freedom from Religion Foundation (“FFRF”) will present on the constitutional prohibition against the government aiding religion. This session will explore the various, complex issues at the intersection of church and state under current constitutional principles.

Rebecca S. Markert, Senior Staff Attorney for the Freedom from Religion Foundation received her J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law. At FFRF, she is primarily responsible for a First Amendment caseload that includes matters involving religion in public schools, religious symbols on government property, prayer breakfasts organized by local governments and electioneering by churches.

Andrew Seidel, staff attorney for the Freedom from Religion Foundation, graduated magna cum laude from Tulane University Law School. At FFRF, he is primarily responsible for a First Amendment caseload that includes matters involving religion in public schools, Ten Commandments displays and school vouchers..

Elizabeth Cavell, staff attorney  for the Freedom from Religion Foundation, received her J.D. from Tulane University Law School.  At FFRF, she is primarily responsible for a First Amendment caseload that includes matters involving religion in public schools.