News & Events


Professor Jennifer Mason McAward's Work Cited in Recent US Court of Appeals Case

In an important recent decision, U.S. v. Cannon (2014 WL 1633160), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit relied heavily upon the work of Notre Dame Law School Professor Jennifer Mason McAward in interpreting the scope of Congress’s power to enforce the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution. Section Two of the Thirteenth Amendment empowers Congress to enforce the prohibition on slavery and involuntary servitude by addressing the “badges and incidents of slavery.” The court used Professor Mason McAward’s article, Defining the Badges and Incidents of Slavery (published in the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law), to understand the scope of that constitutional provision.

Read More

NDLS Co-sponsors Law and Finance Workshop

Colleen Baker

An international interdisciplinary law and finance workshop co-sponsored by NDLS and spearheaded by NDLS Professor Colleen Baker will bring together legal academics, financial economists, policymakers, and legal practitioners at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago June 16-17.

Read More

ND Expert: New carbon emission rule targets existing plants, will result in lawsuits

Bruce Huber

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday (June 2) released its Clean Power Plan, a long-awaited proposal that seeks to cut carbon emissions from existing power plants by 30 percent by 2030.

“These power plants account for about one-third of all such emissions within the U.S., and more importantly, they have historically escaped the brunt of regulation by the EPA, which generally focuses instead on newly constructed plants,” according to Bruce Huber, associate professor of law at the University of Notre Dame.

Read More

Nussbaum To Receive Sorin Award

Richard A. Nussbaum II ’74, ’77 J.D.

Richard A. Nussbaum II ’74, ’77 J.D. received the Rev. Edward Frederick Sorin, C.S.C., Award from the Notre Dame Alumni Association at Reunion. The award is presented annually to a Notre Dame graduate who has rendered distinguished service to the University.

Read More


Friday, August 1, 2014

Monday, August 4, 2014

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Monday, August 11, 2014

CDO: Employer Reception


Location: Eck Commons

The Career Development Office will host an employer reception. It will be an informal atmosphere with refreshments (beer and wine) plus light appetizers.

All students are invited to mix & mingle with employers and warmly welcome them to campus. You need not be scheduled for an interview with a participating firm to attend.…

Read More

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Faculty Workshop


Location: Room 2130

John Keown (Georgetown)

Prof. Keown will be sharing an outline of his publication plans during his tenure of the Remick Fellowship at the ND’s Center for Ethics and Culture. A provisional title, based on the three books he’s working on is
“Bioethics, Euthanasia, and War”.

Read More

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Tuesday, September 30, 2014


Thursday, November 13, 2014

Friday, November 14, 2014

Friday, April 17, 2015