A Six-Part Online Seminar: Great Texts in Legal History Seminar

  • 23 Sep 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Virtual Event

A Six-Part Online Seminar:
Great Texts in Legal History Seminar

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | 6-7 p.m.

Cosponsored by:
The Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago and the Lumen Christi Institute

$125 Registration Fee. Open to lawyers. Others interested in participating should contact Lumen Christi Institute. Seminars will be virtually via Zoom.

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The Catholic Lawyers Guild has partnered with the Lumen Christi Institute to offer a monthly close-reading seminar on “Great Texts in Legal History.” The seminar will be led by Austin Walker (Assistant Director of the Lumen Christi Institute) and moderated by Judge Tom Donnelly, this monthly online seminar will allow junior lawyers to read and analyze great short works that illuminate the relationship between law, ethics, free will, authority, and God.


September 23 | The Ten Commandments

October 28 | Lincoln's Second Inaugural

November 18 | 2 Samuel 11 and 12: David and Bathshea & Nathan rebukes David

December 16 | Frederick, Douglass, What to the Slave is the Fourth of July? (excerpts)

January 20 | Thomas Aquinas, Treatise on Law (excerpts)

February 24 | Lawrence Joseph, Curriculum Vitae (poem)

Honorable Thomas More Donnelly
Associate Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County

Austin Walker
Lumen Christi Institute

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