Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Anthony LoCoco 'Constitutional cases in the U.S. and Wisconsin Supreme Courts' October 1st 2021

After the long pandemic, First Friday Masses will resume Friday October 1st. The Mass will again be held at Marquette University Law School in the Chapel of St. Edmund Campion on the 4th floor of Eckstein Hall at 7:30 A.M. Our celebrant will be Fr. Paul Hartmann. You are also invited to a light breakfast and fellowship following Mass ($5/person donation).

After a long time off, the gathering following the Mass will be part social and part presentation. The presenter will be Anthony LoCoco, Deputy Counsel at the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, who will discuss some interesting cases from both the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court. We understand there are a number of interesting constitutional cases that have not yet received much coverage, so the presentation should be interesting.

The Law School arrangements will be largely the same as before with a few differences noted below.

For contact tracing to be possible, the Law School will have a sign-in sheet for attendees of the Mass to complete when they arrive at the reception desk to receive their parking validation and to be let through the turnstiles. Also, while the building is normally locked and only accessible to those with an MUID card (with signs on exterior doors indicating this), for the First Friday Mass, the exterior doors will be unlocked from 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m., so attendees can enter without an MUID card. This will include the entrance from the parking structure. Anyone arriving after 7:45 A.M. will not be able to get into the building. Masks are required when in the building. If someone arrives without a mask, the Law School will provide a paper one for them to wear.

We hope to see as many of you as possible on October 1st and subsequent First Fridays.

Our annual Red Mass will take place on the evening of Wednesday October 6, 2021. Details can be found on the posted invitation.

We are also planning the next First Friday Mass at the Law School for Friday November 5, where following the Mass, the speaker is scheduled to be Al McCauley from Pius XI Catholic High School and Saint Anthony on the Lake in Pewaukee. More details to come.