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The Ralph McInerny Center

cordially invites you

to join us in honoring Dr. Ralph McInerny

at the


Second Annual Ralph McInerny Banquet


Ralph McInerny

Our 2nd annual Banquet will take place in conjunction with a major conference March 8-10 on “The Philosophical Foundations of Human Dignity”



Friday, March 9, 2007

6:00 pm Reception

7:00 pm Banquet

Click here to register for the banquet


Capital Hilton

Capital Hilton
1001 16th Street, NW
Washington DC 20036
(202) 393-1000


Main Speaker: Robert P. George “Natural Law, Faith, and Human Rights”

McCormick Chair of Jurisprudence, Princeton University
Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions
Member of the Advisory Board of the Thomas International project

Professor Robert P. George has a distinguished record of public and private service. He is a member of the President's Council on Bioethics and formerly served as a presidential appointee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights. He was Judicial Fellow at the Supreme Court of the United States, where he received the Justice Tom C. Clark Award. Professor George is McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. He is a recipient of many honors and awards, including a 2005 Bradley Prize for Intellectual and Civic Achievement and the Stanley Kelley, Jr. Teaching Award from Princeton's Department of Politics. He is the author of In Defense of Natural Law, Making Men Moral: Civil Liberties and Public Morality, and most recently, The Clash of Orthodoxies: Law, Religion and Morality in Crisis. Professor George is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.  A graduate of Swarthmore College and Harvard Law School, Professor George earned a doctorate in philosophy of law from Oxford University, and he is also the recipient of various honorary degrees.





Send name, address, email, and phone, with a check made out to “APPI – Ralph McInerny Center” to: Ralph McInerny Center, c/o Dept. of Political Science, Marquette University, P.O. Box 1881, Milwaukee WI 53201-1881


Online Registration:

Register online, with a credit card, at: http://www.appii.org/thomasproject.html



Individual ticket: $200


Tax deductible information

The McInerny Center is a project sponsored by the American Public Philosophy Institute, a 501[c][3] tax-exempt public charity, and banquet ticket prices and sponsorships are deductible to the full extent of the law




A limited number of hotel rooms have been reserved for the event.  Please contact the Capital Hilton at 202-393-1000 before February 17, 2007, and tell them you will be attending the McInerny Banquet.








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