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Two ND Law Students Selected as Bank of America Fellows

Author: Kevin Allen

Rasheed Gilmer and Carlos Cisneros Vilchis, two members of Notre Dame Law School’s Class of 2017, are this year’s Bank of America Foundation Fellows.

The fellowship covers the cost of salary and benefits for two Notre Dame Law graduates to work for two years at a municipal agency or private nonprofit organization. The fellows’ work must advance social justice by providing legal services to low-income or other underrepresented populations. The opportunity allows fellows to create dream jobs by selecting the organizations where they want to work and designing projects to complete while at those organizations.

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Two ND Law Students Named 2017 Shaffer Public Interest Fellows

Author: Kevin Allen

Lauren Rafter and Kathleen Wood – two members of Notre Dame Law School’s Class of 2017 – have been named this year’s Thomas L. Shaffer Public Interest Fellows.

The Shaffer Fellowship is a highly competitive program funded entirely by donors. It pays the fellows’ salaries and benefits to work for two years in a public-interest legal position at any organization of their choosing.

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ND Law Students Honored at 2017 Commencement Activities

Author: Kevin Allen

Awards Ceremony 2017

Notre Dame Law School honored graduating students from the Class of 2017 this past weekend during Commencement activities.

Three women from the Class of 2017 earned the Law School’s most-prestigious awards, which were announced during the Law School’s Commencement Ceremony on Saturday at the Joyce Center.…

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Jay Tidmarsh Named Clynes Professor of Law

Author: Kevin Allen

Tidmarsh

Jay Tidmarsh, a professor of law at Notre Dame Law School, has been named the Judge James J. Clynes, Jr., Professor of Law.

“It’s humbling, and I’m deeply grateful to the University and for Judge Clynes’ generous gift,” said Tidmarsh, who joined the Law School faculty in 1989. “To hold a chair named in his honor means a great deal to me.”…

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Experience as Buddhist Monk Inspires ND Law Student

Author: Kevin Allen

Notre Dame Law School prides itself on educating a different kind of lawyer, and 2L Ron Ruangtragool took a different path to law school.

After earning a bachelor’s degree in political science and international development studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, Ruangtragool went to Thailand to be a Buddhist monk.

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ND Law Professor Bruce Huber Earns Tenure

Author: Kevin Allen

Bruce Huber has been granted tenure as a professor of law at Notre Dame Law School.

“This is a moment I’ve been looking forward to for 12 years – since I started down the road toward becoming a legal academic. I started a Ph.D. program in Berkeley specifically with this end in mind,” Huber said.

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Douglass Cassel to Receive ND Faculty Award for Peace and Human Rights

Author: Kevin Allen

Douglass Cassel, a professor of law and Notre Dame Presidential Fellow at Notre Dame Law School, has been selected to receive the 2017 Grenville Clark Award.

The University of Notre Dame presents the award annually to a faculty member or administrator whose voluntary activities serve to advance the cause of peace and human rights.

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