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    Creating a Path to Judicial Clerkships

    Our programs and resources show commitment to public law opportunities.

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    Explore our full-year, semester or summer programs.

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    Notre Dame Law in Chicago and D.C.

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  • International Programs of Study

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    The NDLS Loan Repayment Assistance Program

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    Dual Degree Programs

    Earn both a JD and an MBA in a total of three years.

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News

The Class of 2015: Year of the Volunteer

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When Alisa Finelli, JD ’15, learned that she had won the national Pro Bono Award from the Super Lawyers rating service, she was grateful for the recognition the prize would bring to the Volunteer Lawyer Network, whose director, Mark J. Torma, ND ’97, had nominated her for the prize.

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Events

Orientation for New Students

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Location: Notre Dame Law School

Notre Dame Law School Orientation 2015
(Attendance required – 8/19, 8/20, 8/21, 9/1)

Wednesday, August 19 (professional attire)
5:30 PM – Dean Nell Newton’s Welcome Address for 1Ls, Transfers, LL.M.s and Visitors in the McCartan Courtroom
5:45 PM – Welcome to the Profession with the Honorable Kenneth F. Ripple in the McCartan Courtroom
6:15 – 7:45 PM – Dean’s Welcome Reception at the Club Naimoli at Joyce Center

See entire Orientation Schedule

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Orientation for New Students

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Location: Notre Dame Law School

Friday, August 21 (casual dress, though work clothes may be appropriate for service projects)
8:30 – 9:30 AM – Continental breakfast in Eck Commons
9:30 – 10:20 AM – Introduction to Legal Writing (initial meeting of Legal Writing course) in the McCartan Courtroom
10:20 – 11:25 AM – Introduction to duLac and NDLS Honor Code, Financial Aid & Responsibility, and Harassment/Title IX in the McCartan Courtroom
11:25 – 11:35 AM – Academic accommodations process in the McCartan Courtroom
11:35 AM – 12:35 PM – Lunch in Eck Commons
Welcome and sale of NDLS merchandise by the Student Bar Association in SBA Office
12:45 PM – Meet for service projects in the McCartan Courtroom
1:00 – 5:00 PM – Service Projects
6:00 PM – Mass (casual dress) in St. Thomas More Chapel
7:00 PM – Dinner in Eck Commons

See entire Orientation Schedule

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