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VincentMunozPhillip217 O’Shaughnessy Hall574.631.0489574.631.4405vmunoz@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Concurrent
  • American Constitutional Law
  • Church & State
Vincent Phillip Muñoz is the Tocqueville Associate Professor of Religion & Public Life in the Department of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Muñoz writes and teaches across the fields of constitutional law, American politics, and political philosophy. His recent research has focused on the theme of religious liberty and the American Constitution. His first book, God and the Founders: Madison, Washington, and Jefferson was by Cambridge University Press in 2009. Dr. Muñoz is currently completing a second book, which is on the original meaning of the Constitution's Religion Clauses. Articles from that project have appeared in Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy and University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law. Dr. Muñoz has also published articles in American Political Science Review, The Review of Politics, The Wall Street Journal, and The Claremont Review of Books. His media appearances include commentary on Voice of America Radio, Fox News Channel, and Turkish Public Television. He has testified before the United States Senate Judiciary Committee on the matter of "Hostility to Religious Expression in the Public Square." /assets/71738/original/munoz.jpgJournal Articles The Original Meaning of the Free Exercise Clause: The Evidence From the First Congress, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy 31, no. 3, pp. 1083-1120, Spring 2008 The Original Meaning of the Establishment Clause and the Impossibility of its Incorporation University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 8, no. 4, pp. 585-639, August 2006 Thou Shall Not Post the Ten Commandments? McCreary, Van Orden, and the Future of Religious Display Jurisprudence Texas Review of Law And Politics 10, no. 2, pp. 357-400, Spring 2006 James Madison's Principle of Religious Liberty American Political Science Review 97, no. 1, pp. 17-32, February 2003 George Washington and Religious Liberty The Review of Politics 65, no. 1, pp. 11-33, Winter 2003 Religious Liberty and The American Founding The Intercollegiate Review 38, no. 2, pp. 33-43, Spring/Summer 2003 Concurrent Associate Professor of Law Associate Professor Department of Political Science 
VincentVersagli1153 Eck Hall of
  • Staff
  Vinny Versagli joined Notre Dame Law School as a Career Counselor in 2012. He graduated from Notre Dame in 2005 with a B.B.A. in finance and economics and from Villanova Law School in 2008, where he served as a member of the Villanova Moot Court Board. Before joining the Career Development Office, Vinny practiced as an associate in the Business Department of Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A. in Wilmington, DE. His practice focused on providing advice in commercial transactions on Delaware UCC, alternative entity and corporate law issues.
  • Career Development Office
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  • Faculty
  • Emeriti
  • Legal History
Walter F. “Jack” Pratt, Jr., a noted legal historian, joined the faculty of the Notre Dame Law School in 1986 as an associate professor of law and became a full professor in 1998. He earned his B.A. magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University in 1968, as a Rhodes Scholar earned his D.Phil. from Oxford University in 1974, and earned his J.D. from Yale in 1977, where he served as the articles and book review editor for the Yale Law Journal. He is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he has served as executive associate dean (1999-2005), co-director of the Notre Dame London Law Centre (1988-89), associate dean for academic affairs (1991-98), and faculty advisor to the moot court program (1990-98). He clerked for the Honorable Charles Clark on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (1977-78), and for United States Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger (1978-79). He taught at Duke University as an assistant professor (1979-82) and associate professor of law (1982-86), and held a visiting associate professorship of law at Brigham Young University (1984-85). While on a research leave for the 1998-99 academic year, he studied Irish legal history at the law department of the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland. His areas of academic interest include legal history, contracts and commercial law. He is a life member of the American Society for Legal History, which he served as secretary/treasurer 2000-2005; he served on the American Bar Association Section of Legal Education’s Law School Administration Committee 2001-2006 (chair 2004-2006); he has chaired the AALS Legal History Section (1991-92) and served as a member of the Student Services Committee of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar (1996-98). He has served on a number of University committees including the Faculty Senate (1987-88 and 1989-91) and the Rhodes/Marshall Scholarship Committee (member 1989-98, chair 1990-98 and 1999-2001). He also served as vice-chair of the Law School’s Appointments Committee from 1990 to 1993. Professor Pratt retired from the law school in 2006. /assets/71760/original/pratt.jpgBooks The Supreme Court of Edward Douglass White, 1910-1921 (University of South Carolina Press 1999). Privacy in Britain (Bucknell University Press 1979). Book Segments A New Vocabulary for a New Constitutional Law: United States v. Carolene Products (1938), in Leading Cases of the Twentieth Century 124 (Dublin, Ireland: Round Hall 2000) North Carolina and the Constitution, 1787-1791, in The South’s Role in the Creation of the Bill of Rights 77 (University Press of Mississippi 1991). Articles American Contract Law at the Turn of the Century, 39 South Carolina Law Review 415 (1988). Law and the Experience of Politics in late Eighteenth-Century North Carolina: North Carolina Considers the Constitution, 22 Wake Forest Law Review 577 (1987). The Struggle for Judicial Independence in Antebellum North Carolina: The Story of Two Judges, 4 Law and History Review 129 (1986). Afterword: Contracts and Uncertainty, 46 Law & Contemporary Problems 169 (1983). Rhetorical Styles on the Fuller Court, 24 The American Journal of Legal History 189 (1980). Judicial Disability and the Good Behavior Clause, 85 Yale Law Journal 706 (1976). The Warren and Brandeis Argument for a Right to Privacy, Public Law 161 (Summer 1975).Professor Emeritus of LawRebecca Ward 
WarrenRees2311 Biolchini
  • Faculty
  • Library
  • Legal Research
Warren Rees joined the faculty of the Kresge Law Library in 1997 as a librarian. He earned his B.A. from Minnesota Bible College in 1978, his J.D. from Southern Illinois University in 1985 and his A.M.L.S. from the University of Michigan in 1986. Admitted to the Wisconsin Bar in 1985, he has worked as assistant and associate librarian at the University of Minnesota (1986-90), assistant director of the law library at Willamette University (1990-93), associate director of the law library at Gonzaga University (1993-94) and research librarian at Valparaiso University (1994-96). His areas of academic interest include legal research and computer law. He belongs to a number of professional organizations including the American Association of Law Libraries (member since 1985, recruitment committee member 1995-97), the Minnesota Association of Law Libraries (member 1986-90, newsletter editor 1988-90), the Western Pacific Chapter of Law Libraries (member 1990-94, newsletter editor 1991-94), the Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries (member since 1994) and the American Bar Association (member since 1985). /assets/71768/original/rees.jpgLAW60703, Legal Research LAW70207, Advanced Legal ResearchArticles Legal Issues for an Integrated Information Center, in 52 Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science 240 (1993). Book Reviews 7 Law & Inequality 147 (1988) (reviewing James A. Kushner, Government Discrimination: Equal Protection Law and Litigation (1998)). Other Items Human Rights Research on the Internet, Notre Dame Lawyer 45 (Summer 1997).Warren Rees, Research Librarian Renaissance Man - Notre Dame Lawyer, Spring 2008Research LibrarianWREES
WendyNoecker1330 Biolchini
  • Staff
  With primary responsibility for the Admissions Office Information System, Ms. Noecker joined the admissions staff in January 1999. Ms. Noecker shares responsibility for the efficient processing of applications and also is responsible for producing much of the Office’s written communications with prospective applicants as well as a variety of reports for the office.
  • Admissions
Admissions Assistant 
WilliamDwyer1100 Eck Hall of Law574.631.6627    Assistant Adjunct ProfessorRebecca Ward
WilliamGrimmer1100 Eck Hall of
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct
  LAW75709, Trial Advocacy ComprehensiveAssistant Adjunct ProfessorRebecca WardWGRIMMER
WilliamKelley2116 Eck Hall of Law574.631.8646574.631.4197William.K.Kelley.24@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Tenured and Tenure-Track
  • Administrative Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Federal Courts
  • Independent Counsel Laws
William K. Kelley teaches constitutional law and administrative law, and focuses on public law issues in his scholarship. During Spring 2008 semester, he served as the Associate Dean for Faculty Research. From 2005-2007, he served in the White House as Deputy Counsel to the President. In that capacity, he was responsible for advising the President of the United States on all legal matters affecting the Executive Branch. He joined the faculty in 1995 after practicing with two major law firms, and serving from 1991-1994 as assistant to the solicitor general at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Professor Kelley began his legal career by serving as law clerk to the Honorable Kenneth W. Starr on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (1987-88), as well as for Chief Justice Warren E. Burger and Associate Justice Antonin Scalia (1988-89). He earned his B.A. from Marquette University in 1984, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1987, where he served as Supreme Court editor of the Harvard Law Review. /assets/71656/original/kelley.jpgLAW60307, Constitutional Law LAW70305, Constitutional Law II LAW70315, Administrative LawArticles Justice Antonin Scalia and the Long Game¸ 80 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1601 (2012) Judicial Selection, Federal and State, 32 Amer. J. of Trial Advocacy 453 (2009) Avoiding Constitutional Questions As a Three-Branch Problem, 86 Cornell Law Review 831 (2001) The Primacy of Political Actors in Accommodation of Religion, 22 Univ. of Hawaii L. Rev. 403 (2000) The Constitutional Dilemma of Litigation Under the Independent Counsel Statute, 83 Minnesota Law Review 1197 (1999) Inculcating Constitutional Values, 15 Constitutional Commentary 161 (1998) Book contributions The Structural Function of the State Action Doctrine in American Constitutional Law, in The Duty to Protect and to Ensure Human Rights (Eckart Klein ed., Univ. of Potsdam 2000) Agostini v. Felton, in The Encyclopedia of the American Constitution (Supp. II 1999) Kiryas Joel, in The Encyclopedia of the American Constitution (Supp. II 1999)Featured Faculty on NDLS Home Page: William Kelley on the Nomination of Sotomayor– July 27, 2009 Featured Faculty on NDLS Home Page: William Kelley – June 2, 2008Associate Professor of LawLeslie Bergwkelley
WilliamMcLean1118 Eck Hall of 
  • Emeriti
 Professor McLean, a retired career Naval Officer, joined the Law School faculty in 1975. He holds master’s degrees in School Administration from Notre Dame, International Affairs from George Washington University and is a graduate of the Naval War College. He was a member of the United States Delegation in the Strategic Arms Limitations Talks (SALT), during which period agreements were reached that remain in effect today. Associate Dean EmeritusRebecca Ward 
ZahraVieneuve2159 Eck Hall of Law574.631.7233
  • Staff
  • Center for Civil and Human Rights
Templeton Program Director