Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Shari'a Law: It's History and Implications

Please join the Houston Lawyers Chapter of The Federalist Society on Thursday, June 16th, for a luncheon presentation:

Shari’a Law: It’s History and Implications

Professor David F. Forte
Professor of Law at Cleveland State University

Professor Forte has served as chief counsel to the United States delegation to the United Nations and alternate delegate to the Security Council. He has frequently testified before the United States Congress and consulted with the Department of State on human rights and international affairs issues. His advice was specifically sought on the approval of the Genocide Convention, on world-wide religious persecution, and Islamic extremism. He has sat as acting judge on the municipal court of Lakewood Ohio and was chairman of Professional Ethics Committee of the Cleveland Bar Association. Dr. Forte has received a number of awards for his public service, including the Cleveland Bar Association’s President’s Award, the Cleveland State University Award for Distinguished Service, the Cleveland State University Distinguished Teaching Award, and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Alumni Award for Faculty Excellence. He served as Consultor to the Pontifical Council for the Family under Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI. In 2003, he was a Distinguished Fulbright Chair at the University of Trento.
Professor Forte writes and speaks nationally on topics such as constitutional law, religious liberty, Islamic law, the rights of families, and international affairs. He holds degrees from Harvard College, Manchester University, England, the University of Toronto and Columbia University.

Thursday, June 16, 2011 • 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The Houston Club • Gulf Coast Suite • 811 Rusk

$35 paid online in advance
$20 for government employees, paid online in advance

Please RSVP by Tuesday, June 14th
Please click on the following link to RSVP and pay in advance:
Email RSVPs also accepted at houston.fed.soc@swbell.net.
CLE Credit Requested. Seating is limited.