Lael Daniel Weinberger is a Ph.D. student in history at the University of Chicago. He earned a J.D. summa cum laude from Oak Brook College of Law and an M.A. in history from Northern Illinois University, where he received a University Fellowship. He clerked for Chief Justice Daniel Eismann on the Idaho Supreme Court and has published several articles and book chapters on constitutional law, corporate law, and law and religion. Lael co-authored (with Robert Renaud) A Tale of Two Governments, a book to introduce pastors and church leaders to the basics of church autonomy law.