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Jewish Law and Bio-medical Ethics Scholar Daniel Sinclair to Speak

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Professor Sinclair will speak at Hamline University on "Civilian Casualties in the War on Terrorism in Modern Jewish Law" and "Democracy and Religious Norms in a Secular Legal System: Euthanasia and Assisted Reproduction in Israeli Law" in two separate presentations on February 22 sponsored by the Journal of Law and Religion, the Hamline Health Law Institute and the Cardozo Society

Jewish law and bio-medical ethics scholar Professor Daniel Sinclair will make two presentations at Hamline University School of Law on February 22. Professor Sinclair is the John and Nancy-Eppler Wolff Professor of Jewish Law at Fordham University Law School in New York City and also teaches Jewish law; Comparative Bio-Medical law, Jurisprudence and the History and Principles of the Common law at the College of Management Law School, Rishon Lezion, Israel. He has held academic appointments at Tel-Aviv University and the University of Edinburgh and at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, where he is currently Visiting Professor in Jewish Law and Comparative Bio-Medical law. Professor Sinclair is an ordained Orthodox rabbi and has served as the rabbi of the Edinburgh Hebrew Congregation and as Dean of Jews' College, London.

Professor's Sinclair first presentation, "Civilian Casualties in the War on Terrorism in Modern Jewish Law," will be held at 8:30-10 a.m. on Hamline University's campus in Sorin Dining Room B. Coffee and bagels will be served. Please RSVP to Linda Berglin at lberglin@hamline.edu for this breakfast presentation. One CLE credit has been applied for.

A second presentation by Professor Sinclair, "Democracy and Religious Norms in a Secular Legal System: Euthanasia and Assisted Reproduction in Israeli Law," will be held over the noon hour at Hamline University School of Law, Room 04. Interested parties are asked to RSVP to Marcia Miller at mmiller14@hamline.edu. One CLE credit has been applied for.

Both presentations are free and open to the public, but interested parties are asked to make a reservation. More information about these events is available at www.hamline.edu/law. In addition, a reception is planned for Professor Sinclair at 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Faculty Study on the second floor of Hamline University School of Law. The reception will provide an informal opportunity for students, faculty, staff and guests to ask Professor Sinclair questions and learn more about his work. Interested parties are asked to RSVP to Linda Berglin at lberglin@hamline.edu for this reception.