Sponsored by The J. Reuben Clark Law Society - OC Chapter and Co-sponsored by the OC Lawyer's Chapter of the Federalist Society
The Religious Freedom Battle Moves to the States:
Non-Partisan Legislative Caucuses
This year’s program will feature Tim Schultz, the State Legislative Policy Director for the American Religious Freedom Program in Washington, D.C. and Michael Schuttloffel. Mr. Schuttloffel is the Executive Director of the Kansas Catholic Conference and has been involved with the Kansas legislative caucus, which has already been responsible for passing legislation in that state.
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Mr. Schultz has been at the forefront of the efforts to successfully establish non-partisan legislative caucuses on religious liberty in 9 states to date, as well as the nationwide efforts to further establish such legislative caucuses in every state, including California.
Tim Schultz joined the Ethics and Public Policy Center in 2012 and serves as State Legislative Policy Director for EPPC's American Religious Freedom Program (ARFP).
Mr. Schultz directs ARFP's state policy initiatives, including developing and guiding coalition efforts to establish bipartisan religious freedom caucuses in all 50 state legislatures. He works with a broad range of community and religious leaders to educate legislators in each state about the principles of and rising threats to religious freedom.
In his ten years of experience developing state and federal policy, Mr. Schultz has testified before Congress and a dozen state legislatures. He has drafted five legislative proposals that were enacted into law.
Mr. Schultz is a former instructor at George Mason University and was a staffer in the Washington, D.C., office of Senator Bob Dole's presidential campaign. He is a graduate of Kansas State University and Georgetown University Law School.
Registration is online at: http://jrcls-oc.com/
When: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 11:30am Check-In, Program: 12-Noon to 1:30pm (Lunch will be provided)
Where: Chapman University School of Law
Credit: 1.5 Hours of MCLE Credit
Cost: $25 in advance; $35 at the door (includes lunch); Students: $15 in advance; $25 at the door