The Human Rights and Natural law Center offers the following links to articles, organizations and other web sites for those who wish to deepen their understanding of Natural Law, and as a representation of the historical significance and broad applications of the Natural Law.
In 1994, Mother Teresa of Calcutta and Robert P. George submitted an amicus curiae brief with the United States Supreme Court arguing for the inalienable right to life for unborn human babies, citing the Declaration of Independence in their argument. Read the compelling letter by Mother Teresa praising the United States’ founding principles of equal rights and respect for all human kind; her declaration that the Court erred in denying the unborn child a right to life, and her criticism of the Court’s failure to recognize when life begins.
A Natural Law Manifesto – by Professor Hadley Arkes
This essay is adapted from remarks delivered by Hadley Arkes, American political scientist and the Edward N. Ney Professor of Jurisprudence and American Institutions at Amherst College, on June 4, 2011 in Washington, D.C., to launch the Claremont Institute’s new Center for the Jurisprudence of Natural Law.
The Need for Natural Law – by Professor Michael M. Uhlmann
Michael Uhlmann is Professor of government in the department of politics and policy at Claremont Graduate University and Claremont McKenna College. Here Professor Uhlmann uses Arkes’ Natural Law Manifesto as a springboard the implementation of the Natural Law in law schools.