Daniel Philpott, a professor of political science and peace studies at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed the director of the Notre Dame Center for Civil and Human Rights, effective January 1. Professor Philpott, whose research focuses on religion and reconciliation in politics, is great friend of the Center and a member of our Advisory Board. Congratulations to Professor Philpott!
In today's L.A. Times, ND Law Prof. Richard Garnett discusses the merits of Hobby Lobby's lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services. The company is suing HHS over a rule in the Affordable Care which will require it to provide insurance coverage for contraception and some drugs that many believe can cause abortions.