ND in the News: June 2022

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  1. 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."

  2. 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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    Richard Garnett

    Notre Dame Law School

  3. 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.

  4. Supreme Court Backs Tax Dollars for Religious Schools

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    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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    Richard Garnett

    Notre Dame Law School

  5. 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

    Notre Dame Law School

  6. 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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    Notre Dame Law School

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

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    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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    Richard Garnett

    Notre Dame Law School

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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.

  12. 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.)

  13. 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