Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Eric DeMeuse 'Chesterton Academy of Milwaukee' November 1st 2019

Our monthly First Friday Mass and Meeting is November 1st, which is also All Saints Day, a Holy Day of Obligation.

Mass will be celebrated at 7:30 A.M. in the Chapel of St. Edmund Campion, located on the 4th floor of Eckstein Hall (Marquette University Law School). The celebrant will be the Rev. Brad Krawcyzk. Mass will be followed by our meeting and discussion from 8:00-9:00 A.M., which includes a continental breakfast (suggested donation $5.00).

Our guest this month will be Mr. Eric DeMeuse, Headmaster of Chesterton Academy of Milwaukee. Mr. DeMeuse will lead us in a discussion of and introduction to Chesterton Academy of Milwaukee, the newest Catholic High School in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee (see the Academy's website).

Limited complimentary visitor parking is available in the Eckstein Hall underground parking structure, 11th Street level, between Wisconsin Avenue and Clybourn Street. The parking system that requires two tickets to exit. Enter the lot, pull a ticket, and find an open parking space. Once parked, follow signs to the elevator. Take the elevator to the main floor, which opens to the foyer, and go to the Welcome Desk to get your "chaser" ticket so that you will not have to pay for parking when exiting. In other words, for free parking, when you exit you will need both the ticket you pulled when you entered and the "chaser" ticket the Welcome Desk gave you.

See our Calendar for a complete listing of upcoming events.

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Three justices attend Red Mass to mark new judicial term

Katie Bart at SCOTUSblog,
"This morning Chief Justice John Roberts, Justices Stephen Breyer and Samuel Alito, retired Justice Anthony Kennedy, Attorney General William Barr and Solicitor General Noel Francisco attended the Red Mass, a Roman Catholic liturgy held each year on the Sunday before the Supreme Court’s new term to 'invoke God’s blessing on those responsible for the administration of justice.'"

Friday, September 20, 2019

Annual Red Mass and dinner October 3rd

Mass celebrated by Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki at St. John's Cathedral beginning at 5:30 pm, followed by dinner at the Wisconsin Club, keynote speaker retired Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Janine P. Geske, and presentation of the Faithful Servant Award to Sr. Mary Howard Johnstone and Sr. Deb Sciano. Details below.

Tickets available through Eventbrite.

Masterpiece Cakeshop and the Future of Religious Freedom

Mark L. Movsesian at the Harvard Journal for Law & Public Policy, Volume 42 – Issue 3, page 711.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Michael Mazza 'Canon Law, Civil Law, and the Current Crisis in the Church' September 6th 2019

Our monthly First Friday Mass and Meeting is September 6th.

Mass will be celebrated at 7:30 A.M. in the Chapel of St. Edmund Campion, located on the 4th floor of Eckstein Hall (Marquette University Law School). The celebrant will be the Very Rev. Paul Hartmann. Mass will be followed by our meeting and discussion from 8:00-9:00 A.M., which includes a continental breakfast (suggested donation $5.00).

STMLS alum Michael Mazza will be joining us to discuss insights about the overlap between the civil and canonical law based on his first year of canon law studies in Rome, Italy. He titles his talk "Canon Law, Civil Law, and the Current Crisis in the Church." This is not only a timely topic, but Michael will be drawing on his experience studying in Italy, which will add an interesting global dimension.

Limited complimentary visitor parking is available in the Eckstein Hall underground parking structure, 11th Street level, between Wisconsin Avenue and Clybourn Street. The parking system that requires two tickets to exit. Enter the lot, pull a ticket, and find an open parking space. Once parked, follow signs to the elevator. Take the elevator to the main floor, which opens to the foyer, and go to the Welcome Desk to get your "chaser" ticket so that you will not have to pay for parking when exiting. In other words, for free parking, when you exit you will need both the ticket you pulled when you entered and the "chaser" ticket the Welcome Desk gave you.

Our Red Mass is coming up on Thursday, October 3rd. We will begin with Mass at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist at 5:30 pm, followed by cocktails and dinner at the Wisconsin Club. Shuttle service will be available from the Wisconsin Club to and from Mass. A link from Eventbrite will be circulated later this week for the purchase of individual tickets. Thank you to those who have already committed to purchasing tables. To purchase a table sponsorship, please reply to this email (but please do not "reply all").

See our Calendar for a complete listing of upcoming events.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Copyright, Fair Use, and Religious Liberty

Samuel Courtney at the University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy.
"This paper argues that constitutional free exercise considerations should not supersede neutral copyright doctrine, and that the policy underlying the fair use defense is an important value that should be upheld in religious copyright cases."