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What the 1798 Sedition Act got right — and what it means today
Katlyn Marie Carter is an assistant professor of history at the University of Notre Dame and currently a fellow at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study.
US debt surged by $7 trillion under Trump. It will go much higher under Biden
Nearly 8 million more Americans have joined the ranks of the poor since June, according to researchers from the University of Chicago and University of Notre Dame.
Trump makes history as he's impeached for second time
Bob Schmuhl, Professor Emeritus of American Studies and Journalism at the University of Notre Dame, discusses the second impeachment of President Donald Trump.
Probe highlights Vatican legal system’s limited protections
But Paolo Carozza, a member of the Council of Europe’s Venice Commission, which promotes democracy, rule of law and human rights, said there appeared to be red flags with the case, starting with the search warrant, though he acknowledged he wasn’t familiar with particulars.
Beware entanglements? ‘Realists’ fret over Biden foreign policy.
“I wish he’d go with his Joe Biden self who was skeptical of the Afghanistan surge in the Obama administration,” says Michael Desch, professor of international relations and director of Notre Dame International Security Center in Indiana.
In Hong Kong, dozens of arrests for pro-democracy activities will have a chilling effect
Maggie Shum, research associate at the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame, is a native of Hong Kong.
Questions around Irish unity referendum to be examined in new initiative
The Analysing and Researching Ireland North and South (Arins) programme is a joint project by the Royal Irish Academy and the University of Notre Dame.
What Does the Storming of the Capitol Tell Us About Classical Architecture?
Steven W. Semes is Professor of Architecture at the University of Notre Dame and the author of The Architecture of the Classical Interior (2004) and The Future of the Past: A Conservation Ethic for Architecture, Urbanism, and Historic Preservation (2009), as well as dozens of articles.
Notre Dame President condemns Capitol violence, says Biden wants to heal ‘fractured nation’
Elected in 2005 as the University of Notre Dame’s 17th president, Holy Cross Father John I. Jenkins was re-elected by the Board of Trustees to a fourth five-year term, effective July 1, 2020.
Hong Kong mass arrests: A stark step in Beijing’s ‘drive for control’
“It’s a big sweep of all the opposition leaders. Essentially, anyone who dares to run in elections thereby is seen as challenging Beijing’s authority in Hong Kong,” says Victoria Tin-bor Hui, an associate professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame and a native of Hong Kong.
Capitol Police officer's death investigated as homicide; Trump's legal exposure questioned
Jimmy Gurule, a former Justice Department official in the George H.W. Bush administration and a University of Notre Dame law professor, said Trump's conduct warrants serious scrutiny.
Will the Capitol Rioters Face Justice? (Podcast)
National security law expert Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses the charges the rioters who stormed the Capitol could face and the law enforcement failures.
Trump is reportedly mulling pardoning himself. Is that Legal?
“In a democracy based on the rule of law, no one may engage in criminal conduct with impunity, including the president of the United States,” University of Notre Dame Law Professor Jimmy Gurulé told Vox in 2017, arguing Trump cannot pardon himself.
Capitol invasion adds to challenges facing incoming Biden administration
Richard Garnett, professor of law at the University of Notre Dame Law School, said Congress could take the fast track to impeachment.
Hong Kong national security law: Activists say arrests confirm worst fears
"It's not illegal for people to organise and plan together for a winning strategy," said Victoria Hui, a politics professor at the University of Notre Dame, saying she was left speechless by the arrests.
‘The Worst Day for American Democracy in My Lifetime’
The Reverend John I. Jenkins, president of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind.: “Today's assault on Congress was unworthy of our democracy. We pray for the nation and call on everyone, regardless of political affiliation, to condemn unequivocally the disruption of institutions designed to serve the common good.”
Beijing Sends Biden Stark Message with Hong Kong Crackdown
“If running for office and trying to win elections means subversion, it is clear that the national security law is aimed at the total subjugation of Hong Kong people,” said Victoria Hui, an associate professor at the University of Notre Dame specializing in Hong Kong politics.
In Hong Kong it now looks like opposition is against the law
“What is normal in the rest of the world, and was normal in Hong Kong until a few months ago, is not normal in Hong Kong now,” said Victoria Hui, associate professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame, and specialist in Hong Kong politics.
Prisoners Eligible For $600 Stimulus Checks; Stimulus Bill Language Doesn’t Exclude Them
There is no mention of incarcerated individuals in the CARES Act, which some argue makes the IRS position wrong because it “contravenes the clear text” of the Act, noted Patrick Thomas of Notre Dame Law School. Others contended that the IRS didn’t follow its own processes.
Researchers expect the US to face underpopulation, blaming a falling birth rate and economic crises
After that, researchers like University of Notre Dame economics professor Kasey Buckles expect to see fertility to level off or decline.