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The St. Thomas More Society (STM) is a group of KU Law students who meet regularly for fellowship and to discuss the intersection of Christianity and contemporary legal issues.  In partnership with the St. Lawrence Center, the group hosts regular lunch discussions and also invites speakers to KU to discuss relevant topics.

2018-2019 President: Diana Stanley

St. Lawrence Faculty Advisor: Dr. Luke Murray

2018/19 Schedule

Fall 2018

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8/30. The Catholic view of (secular) law

12:30pm Lunch Discussion @ Green Hall. Room 107. Food provided!

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9/13. Happy Hour

4pm Happy Hour @ McClain's Market. Drinks provided!

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10/4. What is Canon Law? With Fr Joseph Arsenault

12:30pm Lunch Discussion @ Green Hall Room 106

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10/11. Happy Hour

4pm Happy Hour @ McClain's Market

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10/25. Serving on a Church Board

12:30pm Lunch Discussion @ Green Hall

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11/29. The Catholic Church and Property Litigation

12:30pm Lunch Discussion @

Spring 2019

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1/24. The Church & Politics

12:30pm Lunch Discussion @ Green Hall

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2/6. Happy Hour

4pm Happy Hour @ McClain's Market

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2/21. The Catholic Church & Divorce

12:30pm Lunch Discussion @ Green Hall

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3/6. Happy Hour

4pm Happy Hour at McClain's Market

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3/28. Guest Speaker

12:30 Lunch Discussion. Topic/ Speaker TBD

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4/11. End of Year Social

Location & Time TBD.

Past Events

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SPRING 2018. ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

February 27. 12:30PM. Green Hall

Join Dr. Murray and the STM society for a round table discussion of Catholic Social teaching, especially on issues related to Capitalism and Socialism.

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Spring 2018. Greg bole on immigration law.

March 27. 12:30PM. Green Hall 104

Greg Bole will discuss the current state of immigration law. Dr. Murray will respond by presenting the Catholic view of immigration. Lunch provided.

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Fall 2017. HIllary Byrnes

Nov. 2. 12:30PM. GREEN HALL 104

Hillary Byrnes, Assistant General Counsel for the USCCB, will talk on the current state of religious liberty in the USA.

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Fall 2017. Aquinas' advice to law students

Oct. 10. 12:30PM. Green Hall 104

Dr. Luke Murray will present what Thomas Aquinas would likely say to students today preparing for a career in (secular) law.