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  1. Say No to YES

    A reader pointed me to this paper, by Margaret Forster, Tim Loughran and Bill McDonald at Notre Dame, about “Commonality in Codes of Ethics.”

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  2. 1/6 hearings fuel the question: Did Trump commit a crime?

    A more likely option for prosecution, said Jimmy Gurule, a former federal prosecutor who is a Notre Dame law professor, would be to pursue a case that Trump conspired to defraud the United States through his wide-ranging efforts to overturn the election and to obstruct the congressional proceeding at which the results were to be certified.

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    Jimmy Gurulé

    Jimmy Gurulé

    Notre Dame Law School

  3. Are religious charter schools coming soon?

    Nicole Garnett is the John P. Murphy Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame.

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    Nicole Stelle Garnett

    Notre Dame Law School

  4. U.S. Supreme Court takes aim at separation of church and state

    Nicole Stelle Garnett, a Notre Dame Law School professor who joined a brief filed with the justices backing the football coach, said the court was merely making clear that governments must treat religious people the same as everyone else.

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    Nicole Stelle Garnett

    Notre Dame Law School

  5. Supreme Court Again Nods to History, Tradition in Religion Case

    The historical test “will provide much needed clarity and consistency to an area of law that has been notoriously confused and inconsistent,” said Notre Dame Law School Professor Richard Garnett, who filed an amicus brief supporting the coach.

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    Rick Garnett

    Richard Garnett

    Notre Dame Law School

  6. Supreme Court further erodes separation between church and state in case of praying football coach

    Notre Dame Law School Professor Richard W. Garnett, who wrote a friend-of-the-court brief supporting Kennedy, said on Monday that the high court's ruling will "provide much needed clarity and consistency" to an area of the law that has been "notoriously confused and inconsistent."

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    Rick Garnett

    Richard Garnett

    Notre Dame Law School

  7. Prayer on the 50-yard line: Supreme Court reshapes church-state relationship

    “I would say this general trend towards neutrality is the touchstone, the core principle of the First Amendment’s religion clauses, and it predates by many years ... the Roberts court,” says Nicole Stelle Garnett, professor at Notre Dame Law School and former clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas.

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    Nicole Stelle Garnett

    Notre Dame Law School

  8. Supreme Court sides with coach in public school prayer case

    For Richard Garnett, Notre Dame professor of law and director of the Notre Dame Program on Church, State and Society, the ruling affirmed that public employees do not lose their right to religious expression in the public square.

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    Rick Garnett

    Richard Garnett

    Notre Dame Law School

  9. Supreme Court sides with high school coach who led prayer on football field

    “The court has made explicit what perhaps has been implicit for a while: that the Establishment Clause is not a justification for censoring religious speech in the name of avoiding endorsements,” said Richard Garnett, a professor at Notre Dame Law School.

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    Rick Garnett

    Richard Garnett

    Notre Dame Law School

  10. Supreme Court Backs Coach Who Lost Job Over Midfield Prayers

    The ruling “confirms that the First Amendment’s rule against establishments of religion is not an excuse for censoring religious expression,” said Richard Garnett, a professor at Notre Dame Law School. 

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    Rick Garnett

    Richard Garnett

    Notre Dame Law School

  11. Are religious charter schools coming soon?

    Nicole Stelle Garnett is the John P. Murphy Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame.

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    Nicole Stelle Garnett

    Notre Dame Law School

  12. Defining the separation of church and state

    Richard Garnett, Law Professor at Notre Dame, joined WGN Radio’s Karen Conti to discuss freedom of religion and the separation of church and state.

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    Rick Garnett

    Richard Garnett

    Notre Dame Law School

  13. Where the abortion fight goes from here: Roe overruled, but the battle will continue

    "There's this roaring river of controversy over Roe," Sherif Girgis, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, said in an interview before the court’s decision. "That river will just be dashed into 100 streams."

  14. Afghanistan’s staggering set of crises, explained

    “They are not willing to use people who can work: technocrats, the experts that are already there, at home; they go to work, they have no role. And every day that passes, they become more irrelevant,” said Aref Dostyar, senior adviser at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, and a former Afghan government official.

  15. A Good Week for Religious Freedom

    Richard Garnett is a professor of law at the University of Notre Dame and an associated scholar with the Religious Freedom Institute.

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    Rick Garnett

    Richard Garnett

    Notre Dame Law School

  16. Supreme Court Backs Tax Dollars for Religious Schools

    Richard Garnett, a Professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses a divided Supreme Court decision strengthening religious rights by bolstering the rights of parents to use taxpayer funds for religious education. 

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    Rick Garnett

    Richard Garnett

    Notre Dame Law School

  17. Supreme Court rules for parents seeking state aid for religious schools

    “The court said again no state may set up a program of private school choice and exclude funding for faith-based schools,” said Nicole Garnett, a Notre Dame law professor.

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    Nicole Stelle Garnett

    Notre Dame Law School

  18. As Russia Threatens Captured American Vets, U.S. Invokes Laws of War

    Every fighter claiming to be a legal combatant is entitled to a hearing to learn if their conduct in any way violated the law of war, such as failing to wear a uniform or some form of insignia while engaging in military operations, said Mary Ellen O’Connell, a professor of international law at the University of Notre Dame.

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    Mary Ellen O'Connell

    Mary Ellen O'Connell

    Notre Dame Law School

  19. Supreme Court rules Maine's tuition assistance program must cover religious schools

    Notre Dame law professor Richard Garnett says charter schools "are a gray area.... I am genuinely curious to see how the law of charter schools develops and whether we get to a point where a charter school is permitted to be as ...religiously imbued as a parochial school is. "

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    Rick Garnett

    Richard Garnett

    Notre Dame Law School

  20. Supreme Court strikes down ban on state funding for religious education, a major win for religious interests

    "The court's already made pretty clear the rules here," Nicole Garnett, a professor at the University of Notre Dame Law School who filed a legal brief in support of the plaintiffs, told Insider ahead of the decision.

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    Nicole Stelle Garnett

    Notre Dame Law School

  21. Supreme Court says Maine cannot deny tuition aid to religious schools

    Notre Dame law professor Nicole Stelle Garnett filed a lawsuit against Maine’s program 25 years ago. She called Tuesday’s decision a “victory both for religious liberty and for American schoolchildren.”

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    Nicole Stelle Garnett

    Notre Dame Law School

  22. Hand or tongue? Kneeling or standing? Either way, receiving the Eucharist should be an act of communion

    Timothy P. O’Malley, Ph.D., is the director of education at the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame.

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    Timothy O'Malley

    McGrath Institute for Church Life

  23. Opening the Word: A loving sacrifice inspired by the Gospel

    Catherine Cavadini, Ph.D., is the assistant chair of the Department of Theology and director of the master’s in theology program at the University of Notre Dame.

  24. ANALYSIS | Colombia needs a leader to implement the peace agreement. For women, it's a matter of life and death (ANÁLISIS | Colombia necesita un líder que implemente el acuerdo de paz. Para las mujeres, es una cuestión de vida o muerte)

    However, the conservative government of Iván Duque, which took power in 2018, has not yet implemented 42 of the 133 gender commitments it had agreed to, according to the Kroc Institute , which is in charge of monitoring the implementation of the Agreement. (Sin embargo, el gobierno conservador de Iván Duque, que asumió el poder en 2018, aún no ha implementado 42 de los 133 compromisos de género que había acordado, según el Instituto Kroc, encargado de monitorear la implementación del Acuerdo.)

  25. New lab to simulate 200 mph hurricanes in quest to make storm-resistant homes

    But turning that science into on-the-ground home improvement will be another challenge, says Tracy Kijewski-Correa, a structural engineer at Notre Dame University and NICHE co-lead researcher.

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    Tracy Kijewski-Correa

    Engineering; Keough School of Global Affairs

  26. What interest rate hikes mean for you and the economy

    “At this point, a hard landing is unavoidable,” Eric Sims, a professor of economics at the University of Notre Dame, told ABC News. “There will be some short-term pain.”

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    Eric Sims

    Department of Economics

  27. Pesticides Are Spreading Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals,’ Scientists Warn

    “We’ve seen fluoro groups in insecticides, but I would not call those PFAS,” says Graham Peaslee, a professor of physics at the University of Notre Dame. 

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    Graham Peaslee

    Experimental Nuclear Physics

  28. United Health Foundation Directs $100 Million to Diversify Health-Care Professional Pipeline

    $35 million to the University of Notre Dame to create an interdisciplinary research center dedicated to environmental and public health on the university’s East Campus Research Complex.

  29. Why Republicans’ Attack On CEO Activism May Not Be Justified

    This is what a team of researchers at University of Notre Dame and Penn State University found when they examined changes in employees’ Glassdoor ratings before and after their employer took a stance on the North Carolina transgender bathroom debate.

  30. UK cancels first flight to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda

    “At a global level, this unapologetically punitive deal further condones the evisceration of the right to seek asylum in wealthy countries,” said Maurizio Albahari, a migration expert at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana as he described the UK policy.

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    Maurizio Albahari

    Anthropology

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