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 Ryan Milligan is a litigator at Feagre Baker Daniels South Bend, Indiana, office and a member of both its litigation and advocacy and finance and restructuring groups. Milligan concentrates his practice in finance litigation and complex commercial disputes. Served as second-chair trial counsel in high-profile federal case involving privacy issues. Prior to joining Faegre Baker Daniels, Milligan served as a summer law clerk for Chief Judge Robert Miller, Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana. Ryan also spent several years as president of a small business that received national recognition as one of its industry's 100 best operations. 
SandraKlein2353 Biolchini
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  • Library
 Sandra S. Klein joined the Notre Dame Law School faculty in 1998 as associate librarian. She received her B.A., M.Ed. and M.S.L.I.S. degrees from the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) in 1981, 1983 and 1988, respectively. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Ms. Klein has worked in the technical-services department at the University of Illinois (1985-95) and as human-resources librarian at Western Carolina University in North Carolina (1995-98). Ms. Klein was a member of the American Library Association and the North Carolina Library Association. She served on both the membership (1989-91) and program (1992-93) committees of the Mid-America Association of Law Libraries, and is a current member of the American Association of Law Libraries. She has actively participated in faculty service at each of the University libraries where she worked, serving on the University Council on Institutional Effectiveness (1996-98) and the Research Council (1995-98) at Western Carolina. She also served on the Search Committee (chair 1995) and as a board member (1995-98) of the Friends of Hunter Library at WCU. In addition, she served on the search committee at the law library at the University of Illinois (1989-90), as a member of the University’s User Services Committee (1993-94), AALL ALL-SIS Collection Development Committee 2004-2006, AALL Awards Committee 2005-2007, Law School LRAP Committee 2007/08, AALL ALL-SIS Collection Development Committee 2009-2010, and the Innovative User’s Group Meeting Co Coordinator Acquisitions Forum in Boston, MA 2004 Denver, CO 2006 San Jose, CA 2007 Washington DC 2008. /assets/71766/original/klein.jpgArticles Sandra Klein has published several articles involving the right to privacy, including: Sexual Freedom and Your Right to Privacy: A Selective Bibliography, Legal Reference Services Quarterly, vol. 13, no. 4, 113 (1994). Your Right to Privacy as an Employer/Employee: A Selective Bibliography, Legal Reference Services Quarterly, vol. 13, no. 3, 129 (1994). Your Right to Privacy and AIDS: A Selective Bibliography, Legal Reference Services Quarterly, vol. 13, no. 1, 105 (1993). Your Right to Privacy: A Selective Bibliography, Legal Reference Services Quarterly, vol. 12, no. 2-3, 217 (1992).Acquisition/Collection Development Librarian 
SarahPojanowski2186 Eck Hall of
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  • Legal Writing
  Legal WritingAdjunct Assistant ProfessorDebbie SumptionSPOJANOW
ScottHengert1188D Eck Hall of
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  • Library Information Technology
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SeanO'Brien2161 Eck Hall of Law574.631.8544574.631.8702Sean.B.O'
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  • Human Rights Law
Sean O’Brien joined the Center for Civil and Human Rights in 2005, bringing with him his experience in international and domestic human rights work. He holds three degrees from the University of Notre Dame, most recently graduating summa cum laude from the Center’s LL.M. program in 2002. His experience includes work with the Belfast law firm of Madden & Finucane before the Bloody Sunday Inquiry in Derry, Northern Ireland and litigation with the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) in the Inter-American System for the Protection of Human Rights. Immediately prior to his return to Notre Dame, he served as Chief Counsel for Immigration and Human Rights at the Center for Multicultural Human Services (CMHS) in Falls Church, VA, directing a legal services program for survivors of torture and war trauma.
  • Center for Civil and Human Rights
/assets/72144/original/obrien.jpgLAW70413, Intro to International Human Rights Research & Writing LAW70415, Human Rights PracticeAssistant Director of the Center for Civil and Human RightsConcurrent Assistant Professor of LawJody RuszkowskiSOBRIEN2
SharonLoftus3160 Eck Hall of
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  Faculty Admin Assistant for Professors: Barrett, A.; Barrett, M.; Cassel; Garnett, N.; Garnett R.; Mayer
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Faculty Administrative Assistant
StefaniaFusco2190 Eck Hall of LawStefania.Fusco.7@nd.edu
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  • Affiliated Faculty
 Dr. Stefania Fusco's research concentrates on intellectual property law and finance. She earned a J.S.D. from Stanford Law School where she was also a Kaufmann Fellow and a Transatlantic Technology Law Forum Fellow. For her doctoral dissertation, she conducted an interdisciplinary empirical investigation on patent protection and financial methods. Her publications engage with several IP issues including: the impact of patent protection on financial innovation, rules versus standards in patent law and the international negotiations on geographical indications on products. She is currently writing about patents issued by the Venetian Republic between the 15th and 18th centuries in relation to the modern debate on the tailoring of patent protection. She is also investigating the activity of non-practicing entities in the U.S. and the EU. Fusco has presented her research at several national IP conferences. She joined the faculty at DePaul College of Law as a visiting assistant professor in Fall 2012. In 2014, she became a senior lecturer at Notre Dame Law School. She teaches International Intellectual Property, Patents and Corporate Finance. Non-Discrimination Principle: Are Alice and Bilski Really the End of NPEs? 24 Tex. Intell. Prop. L.J. (forthcoming) The Venetian Republic’s Tailoring of Patent Protection to the Characteristic of the Invention (forthcoming) A Proper Interpretation of the 1474 Venetian Patent Act with Ted Sichelman and Toni Veneri (forthcoming) Markets and Patent Enforcement: A Comparative Investigation of Non-Practicing Entities in the US and EU, 20 Mich. Telecomm. & Tech. L. Rev. 439 (2014) Rules versus Standards: Competing Notions of Inconsistency Robustness in Patent Law with David Olson, 64 Ala. L. Rev. 647 (2013) The Patentability of Financial Methods: The Market Participants’ Perspective, 45 Loy L.A. L. Rev. 1 (2011) In re Bilski: A Conversation with Judge Randall Rader and a First Look at the BPAI’s Cases, 20 Alb. L.J. Sci. & Tech. 123 (2010) Is In re Bilski a Déjà Vu? (commentary), Stan. Tech. L. Rev. P1 (2009); article selected for reprinting in the Patent Law Review (2010) Is the Use of Patents Promoting the Creation of New Types of Securities?, 25 Santa Clara Computer & High Tech. L.J. 243 (2009) Geographical Indications: A Discussion of the TRIPS Regulation After the Ministerial Conference of Hong Kong, 12 Marq. Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 197 (2008)Senior LecturerSFUSCO
StephenCribariJ.2120 Eck Hall of
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 Stephen J. Cribari is a Visiting Professional Specialist at the University of Notre Dame Law School where he is teaching Evidence, Criminal Process, and Lawyers in Film. He has been co-Director of Notre Dame Law School’s London Summer Programme and Professor of Practice at the University of Minnesota Law School. Professor Cribari is a published poet and playwright, expert in Art and Cultural Heritage, Evidence, and Criminal Law and Procedure, and has taught in law schools across the United States, in London, for the Weisman Art Museum and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, at the FBI training academy in Quantico, for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, for the Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals, and for Marine JAG Defense Counsel. He is a former Federal Public Defender who twice argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. /assets/155995/257x/cribari.jpg(cribari)LAW 70201 - Evidence LAW 73404 - Lawyers in Film LAW 75110 - Criminal Process Visiting Professional SpecialistLeslie Bergscribari
StephenSmith3162 Eck Hall of Law574.631.3097ssmith31@nd.edu
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  • Full Time Faculty
  • Capital Punishment - Sentencing
  • Constitutional Criminal Procedure
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Federal Criminal Law & Procedure
Stephen F. Smith came to Notre Dame Law School in 2009 from the University of Virginia where he was the John V. Ray Research Professor. He taught criminal law and an appellate advocacy seminar in the fall 2008 semester at Notre Dame Law School as a Visiting Professor. Smith earned his bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law. As a student at the law school, he served as articles editor for the Virginia Law Review and was inducted into the Order of the Coif and the Raven Society. Upon graduation, he clerked for Judge David B. Sentelle of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and for Justice Clarence Thomas of the Supreme Court of the United States. Before returning to the law school, Smith served in the Supreme Court and appellate practice group of Sidley & Austin in Washington, D.C. He also served as associate majority counsel to a 1996 House of Representatives select subcommittee investigating U.S. involvement in Iranian arms transfers to Bosnia and as an adjunct professor at George Mason University School of Law. He is actively involved in a number of community service organizations and civic projects. Smith’s area of research is criminal law and criminal procedure. He teaches courses on criminal law, criminal adjudication, and federal criminal law. /assets/5375/fullsize/smith.jpgLAW70451, Criminal Adjudication Appellate Advocacy Constitutional Criminal Procedure (Adjudication) Criminal Law Federal Criminal Law.Articles Has the “Machinery of Death” Become a Clunker?, --- U. Rich. L. Rev. --- (2015) (symposium issue) Overcoming Overcriminalization, 102 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 537 (2013). Fixing Federalization (in progress). The Criminal Justice System as the Enemy of Liberty (reviewing William J. Stuntz, The Collapse of American Criminal Justice (Harv. Univ. Press 2011)). Localism and Capital Punishment, 64 Vand. L. Rev. En Banc 105 (2011). Taking Strickland Claims Seriously, 93 Marquette L. Rev. 515 (2010). Clarence X?: The Black Nationalist Behind Justice Thomas's Constitutionalism, 4 NYU J.L. & LIB. 583 (2009). Proportional Mens Rea, AM. CRIM. L. REV. 127 (2009); The Supreme Court and the Politics of Death, 94 Va. L. Rev. 283 (2008). 'Innocence' and the Guilty Mind (in progress) Proportionality and Federalization, 91 Va. L. Rev. 879 (2005). Activism as Restraint: Lessons from Criminal Procedure, 80 Tex. L. Rev. 1057 (2002). Book chapters Criminal Procedure after Rehnquist, in The Constitutional Legacy of William H. Rehnquist (West 2015) (Bradford P. Wilson, ed.) Essays/Book Reviews Yates v. United States: A Case Study in Overcriminalization, 163 U. Pa. L. Rev. Online 147 (2014) Response to Michael Sandel,_ in _Symposium: A Common Morality for the Global Age: In Gratitude for What We Are Given, 3 J. L. PHILOSOPHY & CULTURE (2009). Jail for Juvenile Child Pornographers? A Reply to Professor Leary, 15 Va. J. Soc. Pol’y & Law ---- (2008) (Issue 3) Cultural Change and Catholic Lawyers, 1 Ave Maria L. Rev. 31 (2003). (solicited piece for inaugural issue) 'We the Protestants', First Things: The Journal of Religion in Public Life, Dec. 2002 issue, at 43 (reviewing SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE by Philip Hamburger). The Rehnquist Court and Criminal Procedure, 73 U. Colo. L. Rev. 1337 (2002) (symposium). Taking Lessons from the Left? Judicial Activism on the Right, 1 Geo. J. L. & Pub. Pol’y 57 (2002) (solicited piece for inaugural issue) Professor of LawDebbie SumptionSSMITH31
StephenYelderman2112 Eck Hall of Law574.631.2264574.631.4197Stephen.Yelderman.1@nd.edu
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  • Full Time Faculty
  • Antitrust
  • Copyright Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Patent Law
Professor Stephen Yelderman teaches Intellectual Property, Patent Law, and Copyrights. His research examines ways that intellectual property rights protect, impair, and stimulate competition. Prior to joining the faculty of Notre Dame, Professor Yelderman served in the Telecommunication and Media section of the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division. In this capacity, he investigated and litigated a variety of cases involving merger and non-merger conduct in the cable and wireless industries. Previously, Professor Yelderman was an early member of Ocean Tomo Intellectual Property Auctions, the first group to sell patents in a live open outcry auction format. He also worked as a Patent Agent in Silicon Valley, representing inventors from Google, Apple, Cisco, and Honda’s humanoid robotics laboratory before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Professor Yelderman graduated with High Honors from University of Chicago Law School, and holds M.S. and B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He clerked for the Honorable Neil M. Gorsuch on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. /assets/110109/original/yelderman.jpgIntellectual Property Patent Law Copyright LawArticles Do Patent Challenges Increase Competition?, 83 University of Chicago Law Review __ (2016) (forthcoming) Coordination-Focused Patent Policy, 96 Boston University Law Review __ (2016) (forthcoming) Improving Patent Quality with Applicant Incentives, 28 Harvard Journal of Law & Technology 78 (2014) International Cooperation and the Patent-Antitrust Intersection, 19 Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal 193 (2011)Associate Professor of LawDebbie SumptionSYELDERM