Professor Rice

He Who Humbles Himself Will Be Exalted

By Cindy Paslawski / March 5, 2015 /

  He wanted to keep it simple, humble, down to the plain pine casket. After all, the Funeral Mass and graveside Commendation carry the last day’s importance, not the shine on the soon-to-be-buried casket. But it wasn’t to be. Hundreds of people showed up on March 2 at St. Joseph’s Church in Mishawaka, Indiana, to…

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Faith, Family, and Football

By Cindy Paslawski / February 28, 2015 /

I didn’t go to Notre Dame and I didn’t have Charlie Rice in a law class. I was just lucky enough to work with Professor Rice, first when he began giving annual talks at the National Wanderer Forums in the 1970s, and for the last 20 years as secretary of the Wanderer Forum Foundation/Bellarmine Forum,…

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Charles E. Rice (1931-2015): Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant

By John M. DeJak / February 26, 2015 /

Composing an encomium for Charles E. Rice is possibly one of the most difficult things to do. Difficult, not because he is unworthy; rather it is difficult, because words in a brief space cannot capture what the man meant to the thousands who have known him. Indeed, each of us who were privileged to have been…

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Eternal Rest, Professor Rice

By John B. Manos / February 26, 2015 /

It is with saddened hearts that we learned of the passing last night of our Chairman, Professor Charles E. Rice. May God grant his soul to rest in a place of just repose. For us, Professor Rice has been a blessing to the Forum over the decades. He had a quick wit and always had God’s interests…

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Pray for our Chairman, Charlie Rice

By Cindy Paslawski / February 23, 2015 /

Please offer some prayer for our Chairman, Professor Charlie Rice. He was recently admitted to the hospital and although his condition is improving, he and his family could use our support! Update:  see this announcement.

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Where Do Rights Come From?

By admin / December 20, 2013 /

A primer from our Chairman:

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The Chairman Instructs Michael Voris…

By Charles E. Rice / September 11, 2013 /

…and the rest of us! Essential viewing!

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Footnote 43: Notre Dame led Academic Independence movement

By Christopher Manion / August 31, 2013 / Play in new window | DownloadProfessor Rice: 45 years ago, Notre Dame led a group of Catholic universities in declaring independence from the Catholic Church. Did it lead to academic excellence? Or more money for the school and more debt for the students?

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Footnote 40: Professor Charlie Rice on His Book, Right or Wrong

By Christopher Manion / August 17, 2013 / Play in new window | DownloadFootnote discusses Right or Wrong, the impressive new book by Bellarmine Forum Chairman Charles E. Rice, professor of Constitutional Law at Notre Dame Law School. What is Notre Dame’s approach to Church teaching, especially Humanae Vitae?

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From Under the Rubble…Two Views From The Golden Dome

By Christopher Manion / August 9, 2013 /

Right or Wrong – 40 Years Inside Notre Dame Charles E. Rice; St. Augustine’s Press, $35.00 For Notre Dame Wilson Miscamble, C.S.C., St. Augustine’s Press, $17.00 Today the Rubble features two books that offer serious and uniquely informed insights into Notre Dame. Dr. Charles Rice has taught at Notre Dame Law School since 1969. His…

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