Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Philip Howard Lecture

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Location: 126 DeBartolo Hall

“Can American Government Be Fixed? How We Lost Authority to Govern Ourselves and What to do About It”

Philip K. Howard is a well-known leader of government and legal reform in America. His new book, The Rule of Nobody (W. W. Norton, April 2014), has been praised by Fareed Zakaria as “an utterly compelling and persuasive book that, if followed, could change the way America works.” His Ted Talk has has been viewed by almost 500,000 people. Mr. Howard is also the author of the best-seller The Death of Common Sense (Random House, 1995), The Collapse of the Common Good (Ballantine Books, 2002) and Life Without Lawyers (W. W. Norton, 2009).

Lecture is open to the public

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Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools' Importance in Urban America

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Location: Eck Commons

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Notre Dame Law School and the Institute for Educational Initiatives invite you to a discussion of an important new book.

Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools’ Importance in Urban America

Featuring :
Michael Heise
Professor of Law
Cornell Law School

John McGreevy
Dean and Professor of History
University of Notre Dame

With comments by the authors:
Prof. Margaret F. Brinig
Fritz Duda Family Chair in Law
Notre Dame Law School

Prof. Nicole Stelle Garnett
Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School
Policy Coordinator, Alliance for Catholic Education

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Friday, October 3, 2014

MLSA presents Paul M. Lewis

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Location: Room 3130

Mr. Lewis attained his BA ’80, JD ’83 from Notre Dame before setting off on a long career in public service. He has held posts as general counsel to the House Armed Services Committee, Director of the Office of Legislative Counsel for the Defense Department, was the counsel to the chairman of the House Ethics Committee and a senior counsel for the House Armed Services Committee. Recently he was appointed as special envoy for the closure of the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He will be speaking about the progression of his career and the current status of the closure of the detention center at Guantanamo Bay.
Sponsor : Military Law Student Association

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Mega Producer Eddy Walson Addresses Notre Dame Law School

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Location: Room 1315

Edward Walson, a film and Broadway producer out of Los Angeles, will be speaking to the Sports, Communication, & Entertainment law forum about his experiences in entertainment, the process of making a film, and the unsurpassable importance of contracts.
Sponsor : SCELF / Dean Edmonds

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Monday, October 6, 2014

Red Mass

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Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart

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Most Rev. Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, the Notre Dame Law School, the Department of Political Science, and the Interdisciplinary Program in Constitutional Studies request the honor of your presence and that of your guests at the celebration of a Red Mass for lawyers, judges, law and political science students and civil government officials at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 5:15 PM.

The celebration of this ancient rite in which God’s blessing is asked on all those who serve the law will be followed by a reception at the Eck Commons (second floor) Eck Hall of Law.

RSVP: haustgen@diocesefwsb.org

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014

HLSA Meeting with Guest Felipe Merino (alum)

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Location: Room 2171

Felipe Merino (local attorney and alum of NDLS) will be coming in to talk with the HLSA students about starting his own practice in the South Bend area and what it means to be a Hispanic attorney serving this population.

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Friday, October 10, 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014

ND Law & Economics Workshop

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Location: Room 2130

Eric Rasmusen (IU Business): “The Goals of the Corporation under Shareholder Primacy: Just Profit — Or Social Responsibility and Religious Exercise Too?”
Workshop open to all NDLS.

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Faculty Colloquium

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Location: Faculty Meeting Room

Peg Brinig
Chief Judge Kozinski will be present for colloquium.

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1L CDO Orientation

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Location: McCartan Courtroom

All 1L students are requested to attend this mandatory orientation to the Career Development Office. Find out what to expect before your come in for your first career counseling appointment.

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Monday, October 20, 2014

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Friday, October 24, 2014

Notre Dame Law School Midwest Privacy Scholars Roundtable

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Location: Room 2108

The Notre Dame Law School is sponsoring a scholars roundtable event to workshop works-in-progress on the topic of privacy law. Prominent scholars from law schools located throughout the Midwestern United States have been invited to share thoughts and critiques on emerging research on topics such as big data, government surveillance, data security, social media, and related areas.

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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Monday, November 3, 2014

CDO: Introduction to the Shaffer Fellowship

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Location: Room 1130

Exemplifying what it means to be a different kind of lawyer, the Thomas L. Shaffer Fellowship program was created to help launch public service careers for NDLS graduates who have potential to make differences in the lives of low-income or under-represented communities. Join CDO Counselor Rick Herbst as he guides you through the process of applying for this opportunity.

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ND Law & Economics Workshop

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Location: Room 2130

Jonathan Remy Nash (Emory Law School): “Interparty Judicial Appointments: A Study of New York’s Bipartisan Senatorial Nomination System, 1977-1998"
Workshop open to all NDLS.

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Monday, November 10, 2014

ND Law & Economics Workshop

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Location: Room 2130

Matthew E.K. Hall (ND Political Science): “The Limits of Leadership: Building Consensus on State Supreme Courts” (with Jason Harold Windett, Saint Louis University Political Science)
Workshop open to all NDLS.

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2014 Lewers Lecture

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Location: Room 1130

The Center for Civil and Human Rights will host the second in a series of major lectures in memory of Father Bill Lewers. The 2014 Lewers Lecture will be given by Prof. Hans Joas on “Slavery and Torture in a Global Perspective.”

Hans Joas is a Permanent Fellow at the University of Freiburg in Germany and Professor of Sociology and a Member of the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago.

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Lexis Practice

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Location: Room 1130

Lexis and BLF are teaming together to provide help with navigating Lexis resources.

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Friday, November 14, 2014

Notre Dame Law Review Symposium

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Location: McCartan Courtroom

The Notre Dame Law Review will be hosting a symposium with scholars from across the country discussing the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Bond v. United States.

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Monday, November 17, 2014

ND Law & Economics Workshop

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Location: Room 2130

Paul J. Heald (University of Illinois College of Law): “How Notice-and-Takedown Regimes Create Markets for Music on YouTube: An Empirical Study”
Workshop open to all NDLS.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Friday, November 21, 2014

Monday, November 24, 2014

ND Law & Economics Workshop

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Location: Room 2130

Simone M. Sepe (Arizona Law School): “The Delaware Myth and the Financial Value of Corporate Law” (with K.J. Martijn Cremers, ND Finance)
Workshop open to all NDLS.

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Friday, November 28, 2014

Monday, December 8, 2014

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Thursday, December 11, 2014

Friday, December 12, 2014

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Friday, January 16, 2015

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Faculty Colloquium

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Location: Faculty Meeting Room

Dan Philpott, the Director of the Center for Civil and Human Rights

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

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