Carter Snead

Notre Dame Law School

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574-631-8259
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snead.1@nd.edu
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Director of the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture,
Professor of Law

  • Bioethics
  • Governance of science, medicine, and biotechnology according to ethical principles
  • Abortion
  • Stem cell research

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'Relic of the past': Why women don't need Roe v. Wade to flourish now

Mary Ann Glendon and O. Carter Snead, professors of law at Harvard and Notre Dame universities, brilliantly argue the court should return abortion policy to the states to allow for a more harmonious human response to the challenges of an unplanned pregnancy.

The Case for Overturning Roe

O. CARTER SNEAD is professor of law at the Notre Dame Law School and director of the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame.

Opinion: Critics of Texas’s convoluted abortion law have a point. The solution is to overturn Roe v. Wade.

O. Carter Snead is a law professor at the University of Notre Dame and author of “What It Means to be Human: The Case for the Body in Public Bioethics.”

USCCB, Catholic groups, politicians back Mississippi in court abortion case

A brief filed by O. Carter Snead, law professor at the University of Notre Dame and director of the university’s Center for Ethics and Culture, and Mary Ann Glendon, former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, said the Mississippi case “offers the cleanest opportunity since Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973 for the court to revisit its deeply flawed and harmful jurisprudence,” or theory of law, on abortion decisions.

Why Shutdowns and Masks Suit the Elite

A marvelous review in these pages last November inspired me to read a new book by O. Carter Snead, “What It Means to Be Human: The Case for the Body in Human Bioethics.”

A Time for Courage on the Supreme Court | Opinion

O. Carter Snead, professor of law and director of the De Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture, University of Notre Dame.

Supreme Court to Review Mississippi Law Limiting Abortion Rights

University of Notre Dame law professor Carter Snead, a member of University Faculty for Life, said he hoped the court would “finally end its failed and constitutionally unjustified experiment as the nation’s ad hoc abortion regulatory body of last resort.”

Catholic leaders in the U.S. call vaccines a ‘moral obligation.’

The Catholic scholars — including Ryan T. Anderson, president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center; Prof. Robert P. George of Princeton University; and Prof. O. Carter Snead of the University of Notre Dame — said in a statement that the cell line used for scientific research does not contain the remains of any human being.

After days of halting statements about vaccine morality, multiple Catholic leaders call the shots urgent, important

The signers included Ryan T. Anderson, president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center; Princeton University law professor Robert P. George; and O. Carter Snead, director of the University of Notre Dame’s de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture.

A Bioethics of the Strong

Orlando C. Snead, a professor of law and the director of the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame, was general counsel to the Kass commission from 2001 to 2003, and his new book, What It Means to Be Human, can be read as a defense of the council against this sectarian charge.