Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Life as a Military Officer

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Location: Room 1130

US Army Captain Schoenwetter will be speaking on life as an officer. This will be in addition to his participation on 9/17/14 where he will be a member of the JAG panel hosted by the CDO. This will also be MLSA’s first meeting.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

How to Brief a Case

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Location: Room 1130

Themis will show 1Ls how to brief a case and introduce them to Themis’ first year review materials.
Speaker : Emily Hawkins

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Notre Dame Lawyers of DC are Invited to Join ND Law Professors as They Discuss Their Book Entitled Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic School's Importance in Urban America.

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Location: The Metropolitan Club of the City of Washington 1700 H Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20036

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Dear Friends,
Please join us at 6 pm on September 17th at The Metropolitan Club when authors Nicole Garnett and Margaret Brinig visit Washington to discuss Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools’ Importance in Urban America, an important new book exploring the implications of Catholic school closures and the impact on their communities.

In Notre Dame,
Fr. Tim Scully, CSC

The Metropolitan Club is made available through the courtesy of Karen and Victor DeSantis. Please, no cell phones or personal communication devices in the Club. The dress for the evening is Business Attire.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Notre Dame Lawyers of Philadelphia are Invited to Join ND Law Professors as They Discuss Their Book Entitled Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic School's Importance in Urban America.

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Location: Penn Newman Center 3720 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Dear Friends,
Please join us at 5:30 pm on September 18th at the Penn Newman Center when authors Nicole Garnett and Margaret Brinig visit Philadelphia to discuss Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools’ Importance in Urban America, an important new book exploring the implications of Catholic school closures and the impact on their communities.

In Notre Dame,
Fr. Tim Scully, CSC

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Friday, September 19, 2014

Professor Rick Garnett Delivers Hesburgh Lecture in Tucson

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Location: James E. Rogers College of Law, Ares Auditorium

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Notre Dame law Professor Richard W. Garnett will discuss current and emerging legal issues involving faith, church-state relations, and the exercise of religion at a free, public lecture sponsored jointly by the Notre Dame Alumni Club of Tucson and the Rehnquist Center at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law.

Topic: Law, Religion, and Politics: Understanding the Separation of Church and State

This program is part of the annual Hesburgh Lecture Series, sponsored by Notre Dame in cities across the country to encourage intellectual dialogue.

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Monday, September 22, 2014

ND Law & Economics Workshop

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Location: Room 2130

Kirk B. Doran (ND Economics): “Prizes and Productivity: How Winning the Fields Medal Affects Scientific Output” (with George J. Borjas, Harvard Kennedy School). Workshop open to all NDLS.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Assistant United States Attorney: What it is, and how to be one

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Location: Room 1130

Two AUSAs will speak to members of the Future Prosecuting Attorneys Council about their experiences as AUSAs, what students can do to one day become AUSAs, and about summer internships.
Speaker : Don Boyce and Chris Parente
Sponsor : Future Prosecuting Attorneys Council

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Chicago Program Informational Meeting

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Location: Room 3140

The Notre Dame Law in Chicago program offers an unprecedented opportunity for hands-on lawyering in the nation’s second largest legal market. 2Ls and 3Ls can spend a semester engaged in 32 hour-per-week placements in non-profits, governmental law offices, corporate counsel offices, or judicial chambers. Virtually any field of practice can be explored through one of these placements.

Both 2Ls and 3Ls are eligible for spring semester placements.

Assoc Dean Bob Jones and Assistant Dean Janet Laybold will provide information about the Chicago Program externship.
http://law.nd.edu/academics/clinics-and-experiential-learning/externships/the-chicago-program/

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

CCHR: Human Trafficking Talk

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Location: Room 3130

Martina E. Vandenberg, founder of HT Pro Bono, which leads national efforts to hold human traffickers accountable for their crimes and to raise awareness of victims’ rights.
Sponsor : CCHR

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Kansas City: ND Lawyers Happy Hour and Irish Whiskey "Tasting"

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Location: Dentons' Kansas City Office, 4520 Main St., 9th Floor

Come network with your fellow ND Lawyers and enjoy an Irish Whiskey Tasting with a Whiskey “Sommelier.” Please be sure to pass this on to any ND, SMC, or NDLS lawyer who might be interested in attending.

Host: Bruce Baty, ’79, ’82JD
Notre Dame Law Association, Region 5 Director

RSVP: batyfamily@me.com

Dress: Business Casual

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Friday, September 26, 2014

Fall Ball

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Location: Morris Inn Ballroom

Fall Ball is students’ annual semi-formal event during the fall semester. It is featuring hor d’oeuvres, dancing, and a cash bar. Tickets will be $10 and will go on sale starting Monday, September 8th, until Friday September 19th. Ticket sales will take place in the Commons, and will also be available within the SBA office. Tickets will not be sold at the event, or anytime after the 19th, so be sure to buy your tickets early! Law students are more than welcome to bring a guest with them to the event.

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Clynes Chair Lecture

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Location: Room 1140

Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot, Visiting Chair in Judicial Ethics.

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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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Monday, October 6, 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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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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Thursday, October 9, 2014

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

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

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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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

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Friday, November 28, 2014

Monday, December 8, 2014

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Friday, December 12, 2014

Monday, January 12, 2015

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

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Friday, February 20, 2015