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Mayor Pete at Notre Dame

Mayor Pete at Notre Dame

In late June the University of Notre Dame announced that Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend and sometime 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, had been named a 2020-21 faculty fellow at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS). Meghan Sullivan, a professor of

Supreme Court rules religious schools shielded from teachers’ employment discrimination claims

Supreme Court rules religious schools shielded from teachers’ employment discrimination claims

The Supreme Court ruled in a 7-2 decision on Wednesday that civil courts cannot get involved in employment discrimination claims brought against religious organizations where the employee served a religious function. The decision expanded on a previous ruling from 2012 which said that religious organizations have a “ministerial exception”

Righting a Historic Wrong

Righting a Historic Wrong

A century-old constitutional provision will no longer block religious schools in Montana from receiving fair treatment. The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down the state’s Blaine Amendment, which barred public aid from going to educational institutions “controlled in whole or in part by any