Gerard V. Bradley

Senior Fellow
Chair, Academic Committee; Simon Center on Religion and the Constitution

 Gerard V. Bradley is a Professor of Law at Notre Dame Law School and a noted scholar in the fields of constitutional law as well as law and religion, having taught previously at the University of Illinois. Admitted to the New York Bar, he practiced law as an assistant district attorney with the New York County District Attorneys Office. With Professor John Finnis, he has served as Director of Notre Dames Natural Law Institute and as co-editor of the American Journal of Jurisprudence. He is a Director and Former President of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, Vice-President of the American Public Philosophy Institute, a member of the board of advisors of the Cardinal Newman Society, Chair of the Federalist Society’s Religious Liberties Practice Group, and a member of the Ramsey Colloquium of the Institute on Religion and Public Life. He earned his BA from Cornell University and his JD from Cornell Law School.