Richard W. Garnett, associate dean for
faculty research, professor of law, and concurrent professor of political
science at the University of Notre Dame, will address the state of
religious freedom in the United States during the Stranahan Lecture at noon
on March 26 in the McQuade Law Auditorium.
a lecture titled, “Challenges to Religious Freedom in America Today,” Garnett
will consider the rights of religious believers and institutions versus
governmental action, and their respective roles in American public life today.
Garnett teaches and writes about the freedoms of speech, association, and
religion. He is a leading authority on the role of religious believers and
institutions in politics and society. He is the author of dozens of law review
articles and book chapters, and his book, Two There Are: Understanding
the Separation of Church and State, will be published by Cambridge
will be served. Free and open to the public.