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Former Sen. Birch Bayh to speak at law school

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Former U.S. Sen. Birch Bayh will present a public lecture about the importance of the separation of church and state Sept. 25 at his alma mater, Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington.

Bayh, who graduated from the law school in 1960, will speak in the Moot Court Room from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and give a lecture entitled, "Separation of Church and State: As Important Today as in the 18th Century." The lecture is sponsored by the American Constitution Society. Bayh also will participate in several classes while on campus.

Bayh served in the U.S. Senate from 1962 through 1980, authoring the 25th and 26th amendments. He now serves as a partner in the Legislative and Regulatory Group of Venable LLP's Government Division.

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