University Faculty for Life

Spring 2021 issue of ProVita is now available++Conference information included

Here is a link to the latest issue of ProVita, the newsletter of University Faculty for Life. Thanks to Margaret Hughes for her  work in editing the newsletter!!!

This issue contains information about the upcoming University Faculty for Life conference. The conference will be held on Saturday June 5, 2021 via Zoom. The conference theme is “Prolife Feminism, the Law, and Women’s Health.”

The featured speakers are Kathleen Mary Raviele, Erika Bachiochi, and Angela Franks. Keith Cassidy and Elizabeth Ring Cassidy are this year’s recipients of the Smith Award.

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.