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 Joseph Thomas joined the staff of the Notre Dame Law School Kresge Library as an assistant librarian in 1989. Joe earned his B.A. with a double major in history and English from the University of Kentucky in 1980 and his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1983. He became an associate librarian in 1992 and was subsequently promoted to assistant head, acting head, and head of the library’s technical services department. He was promoted to librarian in 2002. Joe’s responsibilities included the ordering, vendor relations, and acquisitions accounting. He maintained the library’s collection development policies and procedures and served as senior counselor to the director on all aspects of technical services. He also advised the director on policy matters and library operations, and assisted him with personnel and budget matters. Joe was an active member of the American Association of Law Libraries serving on many committees and special interest sections. Joe received librarian emeritus status August 31, 2015. /assets/71769/thomas.jpg(thomas)!Librarian Emeritus
Judge John Blakey
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 Judge John Blakey received a bachelor’s degree in 1988 from the University of Notre Dame. He received a Certificate of Fine Arts in 1989 from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He received a juris doctor degree in 1992 from Notre Dame Law School. He served as a law clerk to Judge William J. Zloch of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida from 1992 to 1994. He worked at the law firm of Vedder, Price, Kaufman & Kammholz, P.C., from 1995 to 1996. From 1996 to 2000, he served as an Assistant State's Attorney in the Office of the Cook County State's Attorney. He served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of Florida from 2000 to 2004 and in the Northern District of Illinois from 2004 to 2009. From 2009 to 2014, he served as both the Chief of the Special Prosecutions Bureau for the Office of the Cook County State's Attorney and as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Northern District of Illinois. 
Judge KathleenLang1100 Eck Hall of
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  Intensive Trial AdAdjunct Professorklang4
JudithFox1111 Eck Hall of Law574.631.7795574.631.6725Judith.L.Fox.30@nd.edu
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  • Clinical
  • Full Time Faculty
  • Consumer Law
  • Cross-Cultural Counseling
  • Fair Debt Collection
  • Foreclosure
  • Negotiation
  • Predatory Lending
Judith Fox is a Clinical Professor of Law at the Notre Dame Law School, where she teaches and practices consumer law. Since joining the Notre Dame faculty 1997, she has taught courses in consumer law, alternative dispute resolution, ethics and domestic violence. Prior to joining the law school faculty, Judy was the deputy director of Berrien County Legal Services in St. Joseph, Michigan. Judy graduated from Notre Dame Law School, magna cum laude in 1993. She was the articles editor of the Notre Dame Law Review. Prior to attending law school, Judy was a loan officer at banks in both Pennsylvania and Indiana. Ms. Fox runs the Economic Justice Clinic. Her advocacy and research focus on issues of predatory lending, primarily in the housing market. She is on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Consumer Advisory Board and the Advisory Board of the Indiana Foreclosure Legal Assistance Program, the predatory lending committee of the Bridges Out of Poverty Initiative and the National Association of Consumer Lawyers. /assets/71747/original/fox.jpgLAW75721, Economic Justice Project I LAW75723, Economic Justice Project II LAW70727, Negotiation LAW75717, Alternative Dispute Resolution LAW70319, Consumer LawArticles The Future of Foreclosure Law in the Wake of the Great Housing Crisis of 2007-2014, 54 Washburn Law Journal (forthcoming, 2015) Rush to Judgment: How the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Fails to Protect Consumers in Judicial Collection, Vol. 13 Florida Business Law Rev. (2014) The Foreclosure Echo: How Abandoned Foreclosures are re-entering the market through Debt Buyers, 26 Loy. Consumer Law Rev 25, 2013 Consumer Law Clinics: Community-Based Lawyering—A social Justice Response to the Financial Crisis, 20 Geo. J. Pov. L. & Pol’y 517-529 (2013) How Forum Determines Substance in Judicial Debt Collection, 31 Banking and Financial Services Rev. 11, August 2012 Do We Have a Debt Collection Crisis? Some Cautionary Tales of Debt Collection in Indiana, 24 Loy. Consumer Law Rev. 355 (2012)Rent-to-Own Homes: A Win-Win for Landlords, a Risk for Struggling Tenants, New York Times (Quotes Judy Fox) August 21, 2016 Debt Rule Expected to Slash Default Judgments, Bloomberg BNA (Quotes Judy Fox) July 29, 2016 What makes medical debt detrimental, Marketplace (Quotes Judy Fox) January 12, 2015 Shazam! Now You Look Like A Better Borrower, NPR (Quotes Judy Fox) August 8, 2014 Why Credit Scores May Be About to Go Up: It’s the New You, Bloomberg (Quotes Judy Fox) August 8, 2014 US Mortgage Collectors Gag Homeowners in Loan Deals, Reuters, May 21, 2014 (Quotes Judy Fox) Rise of the Zombie House, Indiana Lawyer, April 23, 2014 (Quotes Judy Fox) What Are 'Zombie' Properties And How Can We Prevent Them? HuffingtonPost Live (Quotes Judy Fox) April 3, 2013 Zombie foreclosures: Borrowers hit with debts that won't die - CNN Money (Quotes Judy Fox) February 22, 2013 When Living in Limbo Avoids Living on the Street – New York Times (Quotes Judy Fox) March 3, 2012 Homeowners may gain ground in foreclosures – MSNBC (Quotes Judy Fox) October 8, 2010 Imprisoned for debt in America – World Socialist Web Site (Quotes Judy Fox) July 16, 2010 Facing foreclosure? Don’t pack just yet – MSN, Sept. 23, 2009 (Judith Fox, Notre Dame Law School) Banks Starting to Walk Away on Foreclosures – New York Times, March 29, 2009 (Quotes Judy Fox, associate professional specialist, Legal Aid Clinic)Clinical Professor of Lawjfox
JulianVelasco2142 Eck Hall of Law574.631.4965jvelasco@nd.edu
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  • Full Time Faculty
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Law
  • Fiduciary Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities Regulation
Julian Velasco joined the faculty in the fall of 2001 as an associate professor of law, and earned tenure in 2007. Prior to joining the Notre Dame Law School faculty, he served as an associate professor at the Hofstra University School of Law, practiced law as a corporate attorney with Sullivan & Cromwell, a New York City law firm, and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ellsworth A. Van Graafeiland, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He is admitted to practice in the state of New York. Professor Velasco received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where he was awarded the honors of Kent Scholar and Stone Scholar and served as an editor of the Columbia Law Review. He earned a B.S. magna cum laude from Georgetown University School of Business Administration, where he majored in Finance and minored in Philosophy and in Theology. Professor Velasco’s primary teaching and research interests include corporate law, corporate governance, and fiduciary law. /assets/85768/original/velasco_11_12.jpgLAW70101, Business Associations LAW70107, Securities Regulation LAW70123, Corporate Finance LAW70127, Mergers and Acquisitions LAW73125, Advanced Topics in Corporate Law (Seminar)Selected Scholarship A Defense of the Corporate Law Duty of Care, 40 J. CORP. L. 647 (2015). Fiduciary Duties and Fiduciary Outs, 21 GEO. MASON L. REV. 157 (2013). The Role of Aspiration in Corporate Fiduciary Duties, 54 WM. & MARY L. REV. 519 (2012). How Many Fiduciary Duties Are There in Corporate Law?, 83 S. Cal. L. Rev. 1231 (2010). Shareholder Ownership and Primacy, 2010 U. Ill. L. Rev. 897 (2010). Taking Shareholder Rights Seriously, 41 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 605 (2007). The Fundamental Rights of the Shareholder, 40 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 407 (2006). Structural Bias and the Need for Substantive Review, 82 Wash. U.L.Q. 821 (2004), reprinted in 47 Corp. Prac. Commentator 679 (2005). Just Do It: An Antidote to the Poison Pill, 52 Emory L.J. 849 (2003). The Enduring Illegitimacy of the Poison Pill, 27 J. Corp. L. 381 (2002). Congressional Control Over Federal Court Jurisdiction: A Defense of the Traditional View, 46 Cath. U. L. Rev. 671 (1997). Note, The Copyrightability of Nonliteral Elements of Computer Programs, 94 Colum. L. Rev. 242 (1994), reprinted in 27 Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 329 (1995).Associate Professor of LawGloria KrullJVELASCO
JulieDouglas2189 Eck Hall of
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  • Legal Writing
  Adjunct Assistant ProfessorDebbie Sumptionjdougla3
JulieShook2100 Eck Hall of
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  Dean’s Administrative Assistant for: Dean Nell Jessup Newton
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Dean’s Administrative Assistant 
Justice Carol A.Corrigan
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  • Adjunct Faculty
 During the week of August 15, 2015, California Supreme Court Associate Justice Carol A. Corrigan will serve as the Judge James J. Clynes, Jr. Visiting Chair in the Ethics of Litigation Within the Judicial Process. Justice Corrigan will teach in the Intensive Trial Advocacy program. Justice Corrigan has a long career in public service and on the bench. After earning her degrees from Holy Names College and Hastings College of Law, she began work as a district attorney in Alameda County (1975-1987) and then proceeded to serve as a judge in the Oakland Emeryville Piedmont Judicial District (1987-1991), Judge of Alameda County Superior Court (1991-1994), and Associate Justice of the California First Appellate District, Division Three (1994-2006). She was appointed Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court on January 4, 2006. Justice Corrigan has served on the California Judicial Council, the Judicial Council Task Force on Jury Instructions, the Commission on the Future of California's Courts, the President's Commission on Organized Crime, and as a Special Consultant to the President's Task Force on Victims of Violent Crime. In addition to past stints as an adjunct professor at several California law schools, she serves on the faculty of the California Judicial College and the Continuing Judicial Studies Program. Justice Corrigan has earned numerous awards and honors, including the 2004 Saint Thomas More Award, 2003 California Judicial Council Jurist of the Year, and 1997 National Institute of Trial Advocacy Robert E. Keeton Distinguished Faculty Award. This year, she and Justice Mark Simons will be given the Judicial Counsel's inaugural Excellence in Judicial Education Award. She has been named by the Chief Justice to chair the Blue Ribbon Commission on the Future of California's Courts. Justice Corrigan graduated magna cum laude from Holy Names College in 1970 and earned her Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of Law in 1975. She has also taught courses at several law schools, including U.C. Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law and U.C. Hastings College of Law. Fall 2012, Justice Corrigan served as the Judge James J. Clynes, Jr. Visiting Chair in the Ethics of Litigation Within the Judicial Process. Justice Corrigan taught Appellate Advocacy Training, served as a guest lecturer for a Criminal Law course, and made a presentation to the Women’s Legal Forum. In 2011, she was a member of the Court of the 61st Annual Moot Court Showcase Argument. /assets/172253/fullsize/corrigan.jpgLAW 75710, Trial Advocacy IntensiveJudge James A. Clydes Distinguished Adjunct Professor
JusticeDavidSteven1100 Eck Hall of Law    Adjunct FacultyRebecca Ward 
K.J. MartijnCremers264 Mendoza College of
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