The Catholic University of America

CUA Law Professor Emeritus Ken Pennington will give a lecture entitled "Pope Innocent III and Pietro Collevaccino beneventano in the history of classical canon law" on Oct. 9, 2017 at Università degli Studi Giustino Fortunato in Benevento BN, Italy. See Below. 


An article discussing the event noted, "Pennington is one of the most important scholars in the world of ecclesiastical juridical history and, in particular, of the medieval historical period and the figure of Pope Innocent III, who also profoundly innovates the ecclesial legal system."

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Kenneth Pennington  

Professor Emeritus Kenneth Pennington's Areas of Expertise

History of Procedure

History of Due Process

History of Torture

History of the Ius commune

Constitutional Thought and Political Theory


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