We've all heard about the Australian bishop who was removed from office by the Pope. Here is an article about the bishop's termination in the Australian It features commentary by Fr. Frank Brennan, SJ who is an extremely prominent human rights advocate and law professor in Australia. Here is a link to a sermon Fr. Brennan gave on the topic.
Cathleen Kaveny is the Darald and Juliet Libby Professor in the Theology Department and Law School at Boston College.