CSCO Speaker: Lee J. Strang (Toledo)

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CSCO Speaker: Lee J. Strang (Toledo)

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Date and Time

  • Friday, March 26, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.



5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




A discussion of Professor Lee J. Strang's book Originalism’s Promise: A Natural Law Account of the American Constitution with commentary offered by Richard S. Kay (Connecticut), and Jeffrey Pojanowski (Notre Dame).


Lee J. Strang

John W. Stoepler Professor of Law & Value
University of Toledo College of Law

Professor Strang joined the faculty in 2008, was granted tenure in 2010, and was named John W. Stoepler Professor of Law & Values in 2015. Before that, he was a visiting Professor at Michigan State University College of Law. A graduate of the University of Iowa, where he was Articles Editor of the Iowa Law Review and Order of the Coif, Professor Strang also holds an LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School. During the fall, 2015, Professor Strang was a visiting scholar at the Georgetown Center for the Constitution. In 2016, he was appointed to the Ohio Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The University of Toledo awarded Professor Strang its Outstanding Faculty Research and Scholarship Award in 2017. During the 2018-2019 academic year, Professor Strang was a visiting fellow at the James Madison Program at Princeton University.

Prior to teaching, Professor Strang served as a judicial clerk for Judge Alice M. Batchelder of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He was also an associate for Jenner & Block LLP in Chicago, where he practiced in general and appellate litigation.

A prolific scholar, Professor Strang has published dozens of articles in the fields of constitutional law and interpretation, property law, and religion and the First Amendment. His most recent book, Originalism’s Promise: A Natural Law Account of the American Constitution (Cambridge University Press 2019), is the first natural law justification for originalism.  Among other scholarly projects, he is currently editing the third edition of his unique, multi-volume, "modular" case book Federal Constitutional Law for Carolina Academic Press, and writing a book on the history of Catholic legal education.

Professor Strang is a frequent presenter at scholarly conferences. He is a regular participant in debates at law schools across the country, contributor to the media, and speaker to political, civic, and religious groups. He also consults on a wide variety of constitutional law issues including free speech and religious exercise, state constitutional law cases, and property law topics.

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