Events

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Friday, September 30, 2016

Monday, October 3, 2016

Public Interest Month Kick-Off

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Location: Eck Hall of Law

Public Interest Month Kick-Off Talk and Reception: Create Your Own Job Through the Shaffer and Bank of America Foundation Fellowships

5:45 – 7:45 p.m. McCartan Courtroom
7:30 – 9:00 p.m. Eck Commons

Shaffer Fellows, Audra Passinault and Jessica Binzoni, and Bank of America Foundation Fellows, Jason Sethen and Rachael Winkler, will speak about how they created their own public interest job opportunities through the Shaffer and BOAF

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Suing the Government is a Growth Industry

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Location: 1130 Eck Hall of Law

Suing the Government Is a Growth Industry: How to make the most from your law degree (and your life) with a career in public-interest law.

Sometimes law students are told they have two options: a miserable life earning decent money at a law firm, or a rewarding job coupled with a vow of poverty. This isn’t true. On October 4, Bob McNamara, a senior attorney with the Institute for Justice, will discuss his public-interest career and steps you can take to have a career at IJ. Matt Davis, a 3L who spent his last summer working at IJ will talk as well. The Institute for Justice, the nation’s leading libertarian public-interest law firm, offers the best of both worlds: cutting-edge constitutional litigation on issues that actually matter to real people, combined with competitive pay. Sound interesting? Learn what steps you can take now to put yourself on a path to litigating the kind of cases you read about in the newspaper and your casebooks.…

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The Myth of Cyber War

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Location: 3130 Eck Hall of Law

The esteemed Professor Mary Ellen O’Connell will give a talk on the cyber-kinetic needs of the United States in the ongoing efforts to remain on the forefront of the international arena.

This lecture will serve as a precursor for a Cyber-Security series that Professor O’Connell will be presenting at the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis.…

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Thursday, October 6, 2016

CLS/IHRS Freedom of Religion Panel with LLM Students

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Location: 3140 Eck Hall of Law

Christian Legal Society & International Human Rights Society will host a panel of LLM & Human Rights LLM students to talk about the freedom of religious practice in various countries.

Jimmy John’s will be provided for the first 50 students.

Sponsor: Christian Legal Society & International Human Rights Society…

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Friday, October 7, 2016

Monday, October 10, 2016

Integrating Public Interest Into Private Practice

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Location: 1130 Eck Hall of Law

Two partners in private practice, who have integrated pro bono work into their careers and Sara Gilloon, a non-profit attorney at Family Defense Center, who transitioned there by integrating pro bono work into her big law career, will speak about how to integrate public interest work into a private practice career.…

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Patent Venue

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Location: 1130 Eck Hall of Law

The Intellectual Property Legal Society is sponsoring an event that features Mr. John Duffy, a renowned figure in the field of Patent Law.…

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Create Your Dream Public Interest Job

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Location: 1310 Biolchini

Create Your Dream Public Interest Job Through Fellowships and the Bridge to Practice Program.

Dory Mitros Durham, a former Skadden fellow and Zenaida Alonzo, a former EJW fellow will speak on campus about how they created their public interest dream careers through their fellowship projects. Dory created a project at the Indiana Legal Services where her work centered on assisting immigrant victims of crimes or other forms of exploitation. Zenaida partnered with the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless creating a mobile kid-friendly legal aid clinic.…

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Thursday, October 13, 2016

Launch Your Public Interest Career in Chicago

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Location: 1310 Biolchini

Launch Your Public Interest Career in Chicago Through The Public Interest Law Initiative.

Michael Bergmann, Executive Director of the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI), Carlos Cisneros-Vilchis, Summer 2016 PILI Intern at LAF, and an ND alumni PILI Fellow, will discuss great opportunities to work with PILI

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Friday, October 14, 2016

IP Job Panel

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Location: 1140 Eck Hall of Law

An IP event specifically designed for students as they prepare to submit material to employers in advance of their job search.…

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Careers in State & Local Government

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Location: 1310 Biolchini

Anne McKeon, Illinois Commerce Commission; Mike Chopp, Illinois Attorney General; Alexandra Iorio, 1L summer at Chicago Public Schools, and other attorneys in state and local government will talk about career paths in state and local government and what their day-to-day lives are like.

Co-sponsored: Black Law Students Association…

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Friday, October 28, 2016

Fall Ball 2016

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Location: 120 South Saint Joseph Street, Century Center

Doors open at 9pm, with music lasting until 1am. Hors d’oeuvres will be served throughout the night. Several cash bars will be placed throughout the venue, accepting both cash and credit. Additional information regarding ticket sales and song requests will be distributed in the coming weeks.…

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Friday, November 11, 2016

Saturday, November 12, 2016

2016 Notre Dame Law Review Symposium

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Location: McCartan Courtroom

Annual Notre Dame Law Review Symposium.

The Symposium will examine the increasing prevalence of overlapping intellectual property rights. Panels of leading academics and distinguished practitioners will address, among other issues, how the domains of various forms of intellectual property are defined, how claiming identifies the boundaries of particular inventions or works and impacts the extent of overlap, the relationship between administrative procedures and civil litigation, and the role of territoriality in protection and enforcement.…

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Sunday, November 13, 2016