A Cautionary Tale

Academic Freedom, 'Ex Corde,' & the Curran Case

Now that the American bishops have voted overwhelmingly to adopt the revised norms requiring the application of Ex corde ecclesiae to Catholic colleges and universities in the United States, it is instructive to recall the Curran case. The Catholic University of America’s successful ouster, a little more...

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Paul C. Saunders is Of Counsel in the Litigation Department of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, and a Distinguished Visitor from Practice at Georgetown Law School.