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A fight in Arizona over sacred land and a mine raises big issues
March 22, 2023
Stephanie Barclay, of the University of Notre Dame, who will represent the National Congress of American Indians in the Oak Flat case, says that the federal government has a history of showing “callousness, disregard and, I think, contempt” to Native American faith.
'I love Jesus': Christian lawmakers legislate their faith into Indiana abortion ban
August 03, 2022
“The fact that the law is doing something that some religious groups have issues with isn’t enough,” said Stephanie Barclay, a University of Notre Dame constitutional law professor and director of the Religious Liberty Initiative.
Religious liberty ‘like oxygen’ for flourishing society, scholar says
June 30, 2021
Stephanie Barclay directs Notre Dame Law School’s Religious Liberty Initiative, which involves promoting religious liberty scholarship, hosting events for thought leaders in this space, and launching a new Religious Liberty Clinic.
Perspective: Why constitutional originalism is not partisan
June 28, 2021
Stephanie Barclay is an associate professor of law and the director of the Religious Liberty Initiative at the University of Notre Dame.
Fight over Oak Flat mine draws support of diverse religious groups
May 07, 2021
But Stephanie Barclay, director of the Religious Liberty Initiative at the University of Notre Dame, said the case is “special and necessary for religious freedom laws in the United States to mean something.”
National Catholic Reporter
Conservative legal experts take up Apache Oak Flat religious freedom case
April 19, 2021
Stephanie Barclay, director of the Religious Liberty Initiative at the University of Notre Dame, worked on the case during her time at Becket.
Apache tribe fights to save its centuries-old holy place
April 09, 2021
Notre Dame Law School's Stephanie Barclay talks to NBC News.
Covid Order Shows Barrett Fortifies Court on Religious Rights
November 27, 2020
“In the broader context, what this signals is that we have a court that continues to be very protective of religious liberty, and also we have a court that is looking really carefully at whether government is acting in an even-handed way when it comes to how it is regulating religious exercise compared to other sorts of comparable secular conduct,” said Notre Dame law school professor Stephanie Barclay.