Faculty in the News

Faculty in the News

Rick Garnett was quoted in USA Today, AG Jeff Sessions issues broad guidelines to protect religious objections to public policy, on Nov. 6.

Rick Garnett was called a "big name" by the New York Times, Where to draw line on free speech? Wedding cake case vexes lawyers, on Nov. 6.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the New York Times, How Trump's Tweets, Outspoken Comments Affect Legal System, on Nov. 3.

Gerald Bradley was quoted in Forward, Why are Mormons obsessed with Jews?, on Oct. 23.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor, Why a former minister is challenging churches' tax privileges in US, on Oct. 20.

Brad Gregory was quoted in the Arlington Catholic Herald, Talking past each other, on Oct. 19.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the Patheos blog post, Wealthy Donors Working to Limit ‘Inappropriate’ Religious Freedom, on Oct. 18.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the National Catholic Reporter, Contraception mandate: women's health or religious liberty issue?, on Oct. 18.

Mark Noll was mentioned in the Washington Post, D.C.’s huge new Museum of the Bible includes lots of tech — but not a lot of Jesus, on Oct. 16.

Brad Gregory was quoted in the Catholic Herald, Luther would be horrified by the world he forged, on Oct. 13.

Brad Gregory was quoted in First Things, On the Babylonian Captivity of the Church, on Oct. 12.

John Finnis was quoted in Religion News Service, Eleven scholars respond to Pope Francis’ clarion call for dialogue, on Oct. 11.

Rick Garnett was quoted in Lifezette, Kennedy, Gorsuch Hold Keys to Blockbuster Supreme Court Cases, on Oct. 9.

Rick Garnett was quoted in USA Today, AG Jeff Sessions issues broad guidelines to protect religious objections to public policy, on Oct. 6.

Rick Garnett was quoted in Politifact, Sen. James Lankford's misleading comparison about NFL protests, firing of high school football coach, on Oct. 2.

Rick Garnett was quoted in Deseret New, Why does the Supreme Court care so much about wedding cakes?, on Sept. 28.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in The New York Times, Tumult After AIDS Fund-Raiser Supports Harvey Weinstein Production, on Sept. 23.

Carter Snead was quoted in The New York Times, In British Baby's Case, Catholic's Views Aren't So Clear-Cut, on July 5.

Rick Garnett was quoted in The Washington Post, The Supreme Court Sided with Trinity Lutheran Church. Here 's Why That Matters, on June 26. 

Rick Garnett was quoted in The Washington Post, Supreme Court: Rejecting trademarks that ‘disparage’ others violates the First Amendment, on June 19.

Rick Garnett was quoted in The Washington Examiner, Could Trump turmoil affect Justice Kennedy's retirement plans?, on May 21.

Rick Garnett took part in an explainer video for The Federalist Society on Blaine Amendments, released May 9. 

Rick Garnett was quoted in Our Sunday Visitor, Long-awaited executive order on religion has unclear path ahead, on May 8.

Carter Snead was quoted in Crux, Little Sisters hope contraception battle is nearing an end, on May 6.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in USA Today, Trump's religious freedom order doesn't change law on political activity, on May 4.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in The New York Times, Trump’s Order on Religious Liberty Pleases a Few, but Lets Down Many Conservatives, on May 4.

Rick Garnett was quoted by the Catholic News Service, Church leaders view religious freedom order as positive step, on May 4.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in Roll Call, Trump Order Could Lure Churches into Dark Money Politics, on May 4.

Rick Garnett was quoted in The New York Times, Trump Is Expected to Relax Tax Rules on Churches Endorsing Political Candidates, on May 3.

Rick Garnett was featured in the video segment "Drinks with John" from Crux on April 26.

Rick Garnett weighs in on the Trinity Lutheran v. Comer case in CNN, Bloomberg, The Atlantic, and The Federalist Society.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Politico article How Washington’s favorite cancer fighter helps himself on April 9.

Jeff Pojanowski was quoted in the CNN Politics article Neil Gorsuch on the issues on March 20.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the CNN Politics article What is Neil Gorsuch's religion? It's complicated on March 20. 

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Tampa Bay Times article Scientology retail plan is rare, as few churches back non-religious businesses on March 18.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Forbes article Johnson Amendment -- Senator Cornyn Provides Solution on March 17. 

Gerald Bradley was quoted in Our Sunday Visitor on High court puts pause on gender identity case on March 9.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the Bloomberg BNA article Legality of Legislator-Led Prayer Still Murky, Scholars Say on Feb. 23.

Rick Garnett participated in an NPR radio broadcast Sanctuary Churches Brace For Clash With Trump Administration on Feb. 16

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Associated Press article Trump Pledges to End Political Limits on Churches on Feb. 2.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the Religious News Service article The ‘Splainer: Does Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ flout the law? on Feb. 2.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Snopes article The Constant Campaigner on Feb.1.

Rick Garnett participated in the WBUR radio broadcast "On Point with Tod Ashbrook" regarding President Trump's SCOTUS Pick on Feb. 1.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the National Catholic Reporter article Trump's Supreme Court nominee may pose a future challenge to the president on Jan. 31.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Politico article DeVos paid legal fees, but not election fine, for Ohio school choice group on Jan. 24.

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Faculty in the News 2016

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the American Prospect article Trump’s Other Ethics Quagmire: His Foundation on December 9, 2016.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor article Trump wants flag burners punished. Political correctness run amok? on November 29, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Bloomberg article Trump Foundation Says It Engaged in ‘Self-Dealing’ in Filing on November 22, 2016. 

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Wall Street Journal article Donald Trump’s Foundation Engaged in Self-Dealing, IRS Filing Shows on November 22, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Christian Science monitor article Trump’s stake in the Dakota access pipeline builder: a conflict of interest? on November 16, 2016. 

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Washington Post article Trump boasts about his philanthropy. But his giving falls short of his words. on October 29, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Guardian article Could a President Trump avoid conflicts of interest? Experts aren't convinced on October 21, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the South Bend Tribune article Trump's claim of 'rigged' election confuses, offends experts on October 21, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the WNYC News radio broadcast In Wikileaks Emails, a Glimpse of Phil Murphy's Campaign for Governor on October 20, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the BBC News article Is the US election really rigged? on  October 20, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the The Statehouse File article Why your write-in vote might not count on October 14, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Bloomberg BNA article Buffett’s Generous Donations Dwarf His Tax Deductions on October 11, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Daily Beast article Eric Trump ‘Charity’ Spent $880K at Family-Owned Golf Resorts on September 30, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Talking Points Memo article Big League Trouble: Trump Faces New Questions About His Charity Finances on September 27, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Washington Posts article Trump is actually doing his foundation a favor, by ‘storing’ its portrait on his golf resort wall, his adviser says on September 27, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Salon article Is Trump’s shady charity finally a political issue? Experts say Trump Foundation is in serious trouble on September 26, 2016.

Doug Cassel was quoted in the WNDU article  9/11 conference speakers call for Gitmo closing on September 22, 2016.

Rick Garnett was cited in the American Conservative article What If Trump Wins? on September 21, 2016. 

Lloyd Mayer was cited in the Tampa Bay Times article Trump's foundation continues to find trouble in Florida on September 21, 2016. 

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the NBC news article First Read: Trump’s Charitable Foundation Takes Another Hit on September 21, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Wisconsin State Journal article Another group files IRS complaint against Wisconsin Club for Growth on September 21, 2016. 

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the New York Times article Donald Trump Used Over $250,000 From Charity for Business Disputes, Report Says on September 20, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the ABC News article Clinton Camp Slams Trump Over Allegations His Charity Paid His Business Settlements on September 20, 2016.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the America: The Jesuit Review article Can religious liberty and LGBT rights co-exist? on September 14, 2016.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the National Catholic Register Are Religious-Freedom Advocates ‘Christian Supremacists’? on September 14, 2016.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the Atlantic article Religious Freedom Doesn't Protect Child Abuse on September 2, 2016. 

Rick Garnett was quoted in the NBC news article Indiana's Once Controversial Religion Law Shakes Bad Image as It's Put to Use for Good on August 21, 2016.

Rick Garnett contributed to a symposium on the Supreme Court's upcoming Trinity Lutheran case on August 10, 2016.

 Rick Garnett participated in an NPR radio broadcast entitled Supreme Court Overturns Texas Law Restricting Abortion on June 27, 2016.

Rick Garnett was quoted in The Cleveland Plain Dealer article, Federal judge overturning Cleveland's restrictions on RNC protests on June 23, 2016.

Rick Garnett was cited in the New York Times article The Supreme Court’s Wishful Thinking About Compromise on May 26, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was cited in the Wall Street Journal article Super PAC Seeks IRS Audit of Clinton Foundation on May 19, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the U.S. News article 3 Business Skills to Build as a Law Student on April 21, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Wall Street Journal article Appeals Court in Tea Party Case Puts Nick in Taxpayer Privacy Law on March 23, 2016. 

Rick Garnett was quoted in the Washington Post article The Supreme Court could become mostly liberal Jews and conservative Catholics on March 16, 2016.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the Time article Obama's Supreme Court Pick Would Be a High-water Mark for Jews on the Court on March 16, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the TaxNotes article No Stopping Political Profits Now, Some Say on February 25, 2016.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the Deseret News article Does the faith makeup of the Supreme Court matter on February 24,  2016.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the National Law Journal article Non-Ivy League Law Schools Hope for First SCOTUS Alum on February 21, 2016.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the BuzzFeed news article There Are People Who Know Ted Cruz And Like Him, Documents Show on February 17, 2016.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the Religious News Service article Does the Supreme Court need an evangelical justice? on February 15, 2016.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the Crux article Scalia was a champion of traditional Catholicism on February 14, 2016.

Rick Garnett contributed to the NPR radio broadcast 2 FLDS Towns Set To Face Religious Discrimination Trial on January 19, 2016. 

Faculty in the News 2015

Read Richard Garnett's symposium on Integrity, Mission, and the Little Sisters of the Poor from December 17, 2015.

Richard Garnett was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor on religious freedom at private schools. (October 30, 2015)

Richard Garnett was interviewed by the NY Times and the Chicago Tribune on Pope Francis, the Kentucky Clerk and Culture Wars on September 30, 2015.

Rick Garnett and Lloyd Mayer were quoted on September 2, 2015 in the Tax Notes Today article Professionals Minimize Koskinen's Obergefell Statements. (subscription required)

Gerry Bradley was quoted in the National Catholic Register article Catholic Parents Object to HHS Mandate for Their Daughters, Open New Legal Front on July 28, 2015. 

Rick Garnett was quoted in the New York Times article Schools Fear Gay Marriage Ruling Could End Tax Exemptions on June 24, 2015.

Gerry Bradley was quoted in the International Business Times article Congress Urged to Take Action on Global Crisis in Religious Persecution on July 21, 2015. 

Rick Garnett was a guest on the Bloomburg Law Brief: Georgia Says No to a KKK Group on July 17, 2015.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Evansville Courier and Press article "Riecken cancels fundraiser on church grounds" on July 14, 2015.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the Atlantic article Gay Marriage and the Future of Evangelical Colleges on July 14.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the TaxNotes article Abolish the Code? What Happens to 501s? on July 13, 2015. (subscription required)

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the TaxNotes article "Revoking Exemption of Group Tied to Church Shooter is Complex" on July 6, 2015. (subscription required)

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the TaxNotes article "Observers Say IRS Was Right to OK Cannabis Church's Exemption" on July 6, 2015.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the Denver Post article Douglas County school voucher supporters eye bigger legal fight on July 5, 2015.

Rick Garnett was quoted in several news sources last week including the Washington Post, NPR, America Op-ed, and ND Expert. (June 23, 2015)

Rick Garnett was quoted in the LA Time article Supreme Court sides with Muslim girl denied a job over head scarf on June 1, 2015.

Op-ed in USA Today by Rick Garnett Should Washington set out to change religious beliefs? Column was published May 20, 2015.

Rick Garnett was featured in "The Right to Religious Freedom," a video released by the USCCB on April 6, 2016.

Rick Garnett was quoted in the WBST article, Local Businesses Protest Religious Freedom Act with Sticker, Celeb Takes to Social Media, on March 25, 2015.

Paolo Carozza and Daniel Phipott were guests on Vantage Point, Notre Dame's Arts & Letters NPR radio program, discussing American Style Torture on March 25, 2015.

Richard Garnett provides insight on the Supreme Court license plate case. He was quoted in the CNN article, Supreme Court Takes on Specialty Plates, and in the Bloomberg Law podcast on March 23, 2015.

Professor Richard Garnett, Notre Dame Law School, New York Times, Parents' Beliefs vs

Richard Garnett speaks on KPCC's AirTalk with Larry Mantle on the issue of morality clauses and teacher classification in the San Francisco Area Catholic schools.  Listen to the segmant here. (March 5, 2015)

Listen to Richard Garnett's comments on the trial against FDLS towns on the Utah-Arizona border on KJZZ.

Lloyd Mayer's quote in the New York Times article, Some Private Colleges Turn a Tidy Profit by Going NonProfit, on March 2, 2015.

Richard Garnett weighs in on the Supreme Court case of EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores Inc. in the Religious News article, Supreme Court Wrestles with Accomodating Religious Faith on the Job, on February 25, 2015.

Richard Garnett was quoted in the Indianapolis Star article, Indiana Religious Freedom Bills Fraught with Rhetoric, on February 7, 2015. 

Richard Garnett was one of 24 "scholars of federalism" that wrote an amicus brief filed in the Supreme Court in the case about abortion clinic regulations on February 3, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Portland Tribune article, First Lady's Consulting Work Leaves Some Scratching Their Heads, on January 27, 2015. 

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Chronicle of Philanthropy article, Advocates Poised for Capitol Hill Battle on Donor-Advised Funds, on January 23, 2015 (login required).

Richard Garnett was featured in the Morning Edition concerning the Federal Trial on Power Dynamics of Polygamous Towns on January 19, 2016.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Huffington Post article, New IRS Rules on Dark Money Likely Won't be Ready Before 2016 Elections, on January 5, 2015.

Faculty in the News 2014

Richard Garnett and Steve Smith were quoted in the Indiana Lawyer article, SCOTUS Hears Case of Fisherman Caught in Sarbanes-Oxley Net, on November 19, 2014.

David Campbell, along with Quin Monson, discuss Mormans and Politics in America on the Baylor Institute for Studies in Religion podcast on November 9, 2014.

Richard Garnett was quoted in the National Catholic Reporter article, White House Redistricting May keep GOP in Place, Real Battle is Within Party, on October 13, 2014.

Gerry Bradley was quoted in the National Catholic Reporter article, Shock SCOTUS Decision Advances Same-Sex Marriage, on October 7, 2014.

Richard Garnett was quoted in the Associated Press article, Justices' New Term has Expectations on Gay Unions, regarding an Arkansas case of prisoners' religious rights, on October 5, 2014.

Gerry Bradley was quoted in the National Catholic Register article, Notre Dame's Student Health Plan will Cover Contraceptives, Abortifacients on September 4, 2014.

The South Bend Tribune quoted Rick Garnett in the August 31, 2014 article, What do Recent Botched Executions Mean for Death Penalty?

Gerry Bradley was quoted in the National Catholic Register article, Obama Stays Course on HHS Mandate Fight, Despite Hobby Lobby Ruling, on August 25, 2014.

Rick Garnett was a guest on the Bloomberg Law Brief: Georgia Says no to KKK Group (Audio) on July 17, 2015.

Rick Garnett was quoted in The Atlantic article Gay Marriage and the Future of Evangelical Colleges on July 14, 2015.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in the Evansville Courier & Press article Riecken cancels fundraiser on church grounds on July 14, 2015.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in Abolish the Code? What Happens to 501(c)'s? (July 13, 2015). (Subscription required)

The New York Times quoted Professor Richard Garnett in the article, Among Justices, Considering a Divide Not of Gender or Politics, but of Beliefs, on July 11, 2014.

Lloyd Mayer was quoted in two Tax Notes articles - "Revoking Exemption of Group Tied to Church Shooter is Complex" (July 6, 2015) and "Observers Say IRS Was Right to OK Cannabis Church's Exemption" (July 6, 2015). Subscription required.

Richard Garnett was an invited participant in The Federalist Society podcast, Hobby Lobby and McCullen v. Coakley:  HHS Mandate and Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone, on July 1, 2014.

Richard Garnett was quoted in several articles after the Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case including: High Court Allows Some Companies to Opt Out of Contraceptive Mandate in NPR, the Court Restricts Health Care Mandate in the Dayton Daily News, and Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Hobby Lobby in Contraceptive Case in The Columbus Dispatch. (June 30, 2014)

The American Prospect quoted Richard Garnett in a recent article, The Spirit and the Law--How the Becket Fund Became the Leading Advocate for Corporations’ Religious Rights about the Hobby Lobby contraception case. (June 18, 2014)

Richard Garnett was quoted in the NPR article Prayers Before Town Hall Meetings Are Constitutional, High Court Finds on May 5, 2014 as the Supreme Court of the United States handed down its decision in Town of Greece, NY v. Galloway and reversed the lower court’s ruling that the town’s legislative prayer policy violated the First Amendment. 

Richard Garnett was quoted in the March 24, 2014 article, Contraception Ruling Could Have Reach Far Beyond Women's Rights, in the New York Times.

Richard Garnett was quoted in several articles regarding the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court case including the Religion News Service article, Does Hobby Lobby Have Religious Rights? The Supreme Court will Decide, on March 18; the Wire.com article, The Many Rights Groups with Something at Stake in the Hobby Lobby Case, on March 24; and the Columbus Dispatch article, Obamacare, Religion are Focus of Arguments Today Before Justices, on March 25, 2014.

Richard Garnett was quoted in Religion News Service article, Does Hobby Lobby Have Religious Rights? The Supreme Court will Decide, on March 18, 2014.

Mark Noll was quoted in the Huffington Post article, Who Reads the Bible--and Why, on March 7, 2014.

The L.A. Times quoted Richard Garnett in the article, Single Mothers-to-Be and Gays Fight Firings from Catholic School Jobs on February 7, 2014.

Richard Garnett was quoted in the Washington Post article, Court to Review Law Once Hailed by Democrats but Now Used to Battle Obamacare on February 2, 2014.

Richard Garnett was a guest on The Drew Mariani Show (Relevant Radio) on January 24, 2014, talking about the Temple of Satan, the ACLU, and the First Amendment. Listen

Christian Smith was quoted in the article, "Gay Marriage Confront Catholic School Rules, in the New York Times on January 22, 2014.

Gerald Bradley was quoted in the article, Same-Sex Squall in Seattle on January 14, 2014.

Richard Garnett was quoted in the LA Times article, Supreme Court Halts Utah Gay Marriages Signaling Cautious Approach on January 6, 2014

Faculty in the News 2013

 David Campbell was quoted in the New York Post article, The Pope Francis Effect, on December 2, 2013.

On December 2, Richard Garnett was interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered segment.  Listen to the segment, ACLU Sues, Claiming Catholic Hospitals Put Women at Risk.

National Catholic Reporter quotes Richard Garnett in the article, Supreme Court takes up contraceptive mandate, will rule on religious rights of corporations, November 26, 2013.

Richard Garnett is quoted in the Los Angeles Times' article, Supreme Court to Hear Cases on Obamacare and Birth Control, November 26, 2013.

The New York Times quotes Professor Richard Garnett in the article, Court Confronts Religious Rights of Corporations, November 24, 2013.

ABC News article, Board Meeting Prayer Bound for Supreme Court in Church-State Case, quotes  Richard Garnett, November 6, 2013.

Richard Garnett was quoted in the AP article, Legislative Prayer gets Supreme Court Review, November 4, 2013.

Gerald Bradly was quoted in the Los Angeles Times article, Supreme Court to Hear Case on Separating Church and State, November 2, 2013.

Just Like a Prayer. American Prospect, November 1, 2013. (Quotes by  Richard Garnett)

Supreme Court to Hear New Case on Religion in Public Life. Washington Post, November 1, 2013 (quotes by Richard Garnett)

 Kristine Kalanges was quoted in the Catholic News Agency article, October 17, 2013 Academics Call Religion Vital to a Well-Functioning Society

Supreme Court Heads Into a New Term National Catholic Register (Quotes by Professor Gerald Bradley)

Stop Parsing the Pope National Catholic Reporter, October 8, 2013 (quote by Professor Richard Garnett)

Rick Garnett is featured on the Supreme Court of the United States blog talking about Legislative prayer and judicial review

A New Plot to Change the Pledge The American Prospect, September 9, 2013  (Quotes by Professor Richard Garnett)

Atheist group can use IRS over enforcement of pulpit politicking The Washington Post, August 23, 2013 (Quotes by Professor Lloyd Mayer)

‘Every person, because he or she is a person, has the right to religious liberty’ Today's Catholic News, July 11, 2013 - (Quotes by Professor Richard Garnett)

Is Anthony Kennedy 'the first gay justice'?  CNN, June 28, 2013 (Quotes by Professor Richard Garnett)

A conservative Supreme Court swerves to avoid easy definition Washington Post, June 27, 2013  (Quotes by Professor Richard Garnett)

Supreme Court Extends Gay-Marriage Rights With Two Rulings  NPR, June 26, 2013 (Quotes by Professor Richard Garnett).

Christian Smith was quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education article, Corporate Responsibility Should Start in Business School, on April 15, 2013.

Watch What does separation of church and state mean? on PBS featuring Professor Richard Garnett as he talks about separation of church and state -- and why he believes the founders intended that phrase to mean "freedom to practice your religion openly" rather than "freedom from religion in the public sphere."

Who Gets Religious Exemptions And Why - (Guest) NPR Talk of the Nation - February 21, 2013