Summer 2019 issue of Pro Vita is now available

The summer 2019 issue of Pro Vita (the newsletter of University Faculty for Life) is now available at this link. Thanks to Margaret Hughes (Thomas Aquinas College) for her excellent editorial work.

The newsletter features a brief recap of the June 2019 annual conference and a preview of next year’s conference, which will be held on June 5-6, 2020 at the Manhattan campus of St. John’s University. ┬áThe newsletter also includes a summary of recent legal developments relating to pro-life issues and an essay by Chris Kaczor on conscientious objection.

Richard Myers

Richard S. Myers, the Vice-President of UFL, is Professor of Law at Ave Maria School of Law, where he teaches Antitrust, Civil Procedure, Conflict of Laws, Constitutional Law, and Religious Freedom. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Kenyon College and earned his law degree at Notre Dame, where he won the law school's highest academic prize. He began his legal career by clerking for Judge John F. Kilkenny of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Professor Myers also worked for Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue in Washington, D.C. He taught at Case Western Reserve University School of Law and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law before joining the Ave Maria faculty. He is a co-editor of St. Thomas Aquinas and the Natural Law Tradition: Contemporary Perspectives (Catholic University of American Press, 2004) and a co-editor of Encyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought, Social Science, and Social Policy (Scarecrow Press, 2007). He has also published extensively on constitutional law in law reviews and also testified before Congressional and state legislative hearings on life issues. Married to Mollie Murphy, who is also on the faculty at Ave Maria School of Law, they are the proud parents of six children - Michael, Patrick, Clare, Kathleen, Matthew, and Andrew.