Public Prayer and the Constitution: A Case Study in Constitutional Interpretation
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Rodney K. Smith directs and is a Distinguished Scholar at the Center for Constitutional Studies at Utah Valley University. Dr. Smith came to Utah Valley University after serving as Distinguished Professor of Practice and founder of the Sports Law and Business Program at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State; previously, he was the president of Southern Virginia University, while also teaching at the College of Law at Washington and Lee University. Rod served as a dean and law professor at many universities and has authored/co-authored seven books and more than thirty articles, which have been widely cited by scholarly journals and courts, including the Supreme Court. His sixth book, James Madison: The Father of Religious Liberty was released in January 2019. Rod is quick to note that he is inspired to write in hopes of making a better world for his grandchildren and the rising generation.