Law professor named consultant to U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Religious Liberty

Author: Notre Dame News

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Richard W. Garnett, professor of law at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed as a consultant to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee on Religious Liberty. The committee updated the bishops on religious liberty issues at the conference’s meeting in Baltimore Nov. 14 to 16.

Garnett is associate dean for faculty research at Notre Dame Law School and a concurrent professor of political science. He teaches and writes about the freedoms of speech, association, and religion, and also about constitutional law more generally.

Originally published by Charles Williams at on November 14, 2011.