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Catholics in the Classroom and the Courtroom

Nicole Garnett (September 5)

The Carver Project welcomed Nicole Garnett for two public events on Thursday, September 5. Professor Garnett is John P. Murphy Foundation Professor of Law at Notre Dame School of Law. Her research focuses on property, land use, urban development, local government law, and education policy. She is the author of numerous articles on these subjects and of two books, Ordering the City: Land Use, Policing and the Restoration of Urban America (Yale University Press, 2009) and Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools' Importance in Urban America (University of Chicago Press, 2014). She is a Fellow of the Institute for Educational Initiatives and the Senior Policy Advisor for the Alliance for Catholic Education, a program engaged in a wide array of efforts to strengthen and sustain K-12 Catholic schools.

  • Professor Garnett spoke on “Educational Pluralism and the Future of Faith-Based Schools: The Case for Expanding Parental Choice” in the Bryan Cave Courtroom at Washington University School of Law (cosponsored by the law school’s Public Interest Law and Policy Series).

  • Professor Garnett participated in a public dialogue in the theatre at St. Louis Priory School with TCP Executive Director John Inazu. The dialogue, titled “Catholics in the Classroom and the Courtroom,” covered a range of topics including education policy, Catholic-Protestant dialogue, and the Supreme Court.