Oral Roberts University hosts Alliance Defense Fund event

The Oral Roberts University Department of History, Humanities, and Government will host a visit from lawyers at the Alliance Defense Fund at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, in the Faculty Lounge located on the sixth floor of the Graduate Center. Tim Chandler of the Alliance Defense Fund Legal Counsel will be speaking to the students.

The ADF, headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ, is a prestigious religious civil liberties law firm and educational organization. Next summer, the organization will be launching the ADF Student Academy from May 27-June 1, 2012.  ORU will be one of the first in the nation to be offered the opportunity to participate.

The ADF Student Academy is a new one-week program tailored for college upperclassmen or those who have recently graduated from college with a career direction in law, government or policy.

The student academy includes an intense core curriculum in Christian worldview, jurisprudence, common law heritage, and constitutional theory and analysis. Students will gather for lectures, seminars and individual academic assignments. Students will also receive career-focused training designed to launch them on the path to securing positions of influence.