Touro Law Center has announced the 4th Annual National Moot Court Competition in Law and Religion. The semi-final and final rounds of the competition will take place at the Alfonse D’Amato Federal Courthouse, located directly across the street from Touro Law Center in Central Islip, New York on April 2-3, 2017. …
Professor Richard Garnett was an invited speaker at one of the plenary sessions at the International Consortium for Law and Religion Studies annual conference in August 2016. His topic was "Freedom For Religion: Yet Another View of the Cathedral."…
Notre Dame Law School’s Program on Church, State & Society hosted a lecture, Religious Freedom at Home and Abroad: Finding a Better Way, on April 14, 2016.
John Witte, Jr., Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Law, McDonald Distinguished Professor, and director of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University, spoke to students and faculty on April 14, 2016 about religious freedom at home and abroad. His lecture, Religious Freedom at Home and Abroad: Finding a Better Way, can be heard here…
Four Notre Dame Law School students recently won an international law and religion moot court competition in Venice, Italy.
Sponsored by the Program on Church, State & Society and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, eight Notre Dame Law students participated in the 2016 Fondazione Studium Generale Marcianum Moot Court Competition on Law and Religion. Notre Dame’s Moot Court Board team—consisting of second-year law students Matthew Ciulla, Christina Dines, Kyle Maury, and Christina Milanese—took first place. A team consisting of third-year law students John Foerster, Will Hodges, Christina Shakour, and Laura Wolk also competed.…
Notre Dame Law School’s Program on Church, State & Society will host a lecture, Religious Freedom at Home and Abroad: Finding a Better Way, at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 14 in the Notre Dame Hesburgh Center Auditorium.
The Notre Dame Law School Program on Church, State & Society has awarded three summer fellowships to first-year law students Jessen Baker, Samantha Scheuler, and Kristina Semeryuk. Each will receive a $10,000 fellowship award to work for a religious institution in a legal capacity this summer.
Richard Garnett, Paul J. Schierl/Fort Howard Corporation Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame, has joined 15 other constitutional scholars in filing an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Supreme Court’s Little Sisters of the Poor v. Burwell case.
The Notre Dame Law School's Program on Church, State & Society is excited to announce that the Program will award up to two Summer Fellowships, in the amount of $10,000 each, for the summer of 2016 to students working for a religious institution in a legal capacity.
This is an outstanding opportunity for any Notre Dame law student to get exposure in the area of religious law and explore the many legal career options available that combine church, state and society
Fifty years ago today, on December 7, 1965, Pope Paul VI promulgated the Declaration on Religious Freedom (Dignitatis humanae).…
The Notre Dame Law Review will host its annual Symposium on Nov. 5-6, 2015 in the Patrick F. McCartan Courtroom at Notre Dame Law School. This year’s Symposium is titled Religious Liberty and the Free Society: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Dignitatis Humanae. The event will celebrate and examine the 50th Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s Declaration on Religious Freedom and is part of the 2015-16 Notre Dame Forum.
Touro Law Center's Third Annual National Moot Court Competition in Law & Religion will be held Thursday, April 7 - Friday, April 8, 2016. To read the complete set of rules, click here. Touro Law Center is located in Central Islip, New York, about one hour from New York City and the metropolitan airports. The preliminary rounds of the competition will take place at the law school, and the semi-final and final rounds will take place at the Alfonse D'Amato Federal Courthouse, located directly across the street from Touro.…
Read about John Finnis' intellectual achievements in Celebrating the Remarkable Intellectual Achievements of John Finnis by Christopher Kaczor in Public Disclosure on October 8, 2015.…
Professor Richard Garnett, Paul J. Schierl/Fort Howard Corporation Professor of Law, Director of the Program on Church, State & Society at Notre Dame Law School, was the featured faculty member honored at the September 5, 2015 Notre Dame football home opener against Texas
Professor Rick Garnett co-authored with John Inazu (Wash. U.) and Mike McConnell (Stanford) the opinion article How to Protect Endangered Religious Groups You Admire in Christianity Today on August 4, 2015.
The Notre Dame Law School’s Program on Church, State, and Society sponsored an opportunity for four students to travel to Italy over spring break to participate in the Fondazione Studium Generale Marcianum Moot Court Competition on Law and Religion in Venice. The competition brought together law students from the United States and Europe to argue a case on religious accommodation, and examine issues of religious freedom through a comparative lens.
- Moot Court Competition on Law and Religion in Venice, Italy
- Student Reflections: Hear From the Students Who Participated
Professor Richard Garnett has been appointed as The Paul J. Schierl/Fort Howard Corporation Professor of Law.
The Notre Dame Law School's Program on Church, State & Society focuses on the role of religion in society and how law structures these relationships. In conjunction with the University's other colleges and centers, the program hosts conferences, workshops and other programs and is committed to increasing legal scholarship in order to promote dialogue on the interaction of these three dynamic, and often, colliding, aspects of society.
The Program will award up to two Fellowships for the summer of 2015 to students working for a religious institution in a legal capacity.