The Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy is a collaboration between the Center for Catholic Studies and the School of Law at the University of St. Thomas. The Institute explores the various interactions between law and Catholic thought on topics ranging from workers' rights to criminal law to marriage and family.
Prof. Susan Stabile (UST Law) and Dr. David Vang (UST Finance) discuss Catholic Social Thought, just wages, and the economics of the minimum wage.View Event Information »
Expert panelists analyze the oral arguments made in the Supreme Court Young V United Parcel Services case. Panelists include: Sara Gross Methner (UST General Counsel), Tom Berg (UST Law), Teresa Collett (UST Law), and Melissa Raphan (Dorsey LLP). Program moderated by Elizabeth Schiltz (UST Law).View Event Information »
An interdisciplinary panel of speakers will analyze French economist Thomas Piketty's New York Times Bestseller "Capital" and his economic theory which focuses on wealth and inequality in the twenty-first century.View Event Information »
Featuring Steven Justice, President of the Berkeley Institute and Professor of English at UC Berkeley and the University of Mississippi.View Event Information »
An evening with Fr. Michael Joncas, internationally renown liturgical composer and now University of St. Thomas artist-in-residence will give a lecture on the Canticle of Mary.View Event Information »
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Women, Sex, and the Church: A Case for Catholic Teaching
The Murphy Institute has published a Teaching Guide designed for Professors and Students of Law, Feminist Theory, and Sexual and Social Ethics. For more information and to download the complimentary Teaching Guide, click here.