Marah Stith McLeod has joined the Notre Dame Law School faculty as an associate professor. Her research explores legal and ethical problems in criminal law and criminal procedure. Her work seeks to promote better-informed and reasoned decisions as well as the appropriate and effective distribution of power among decision makers in the criminal justice system.
News & Events
University of Notre Dame law professor Jimmy Gurulé, a terrorist financing expert, testified Thursday (July 14) before the House Judiciary Committee’s Constitution and Civil Justice Subcommittee at a hearing on the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which would allow the surviving family members of the 9/11 terrorist attacks to sue Saudi Arabia for aiding and abetting the 15 Saudi hijackers that perpetrated the terror plot.
More than 200 ND alumni, students, and guests gathered for the 6th Annual Notre Dame Lawyers of New York City Reception at the Union League Club. The guests included more than 20 current NDLS students and several admitted students. Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan, ’84 J.D., spoke to guests.
Bruce Huber, associate professor of law, has been appointed the Robert and Marion Short Scholar, a three-year rotating appointment for pre-tenure faculty members.
When Brian Murray, ’11 J.D., worked as a staff attorney in the employment unit at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, he saw first hand the long-term challenges low-income citizens face after having contact with the criminal justice system, and he wanted to do more to help.
What Mbuyiseli Madlanga ’90LL.M. most remembers about growing up under apartheid in South Africa wasn’t so much the daily indignities of a system based on racial subjugation. His childhood in the black homeland of Transkei was too segregated for much contact with white people.
Notre Dame Law School Professor Jimmy Gurulé, a terrorist financing expert, testified today (June 23) before the Congressional Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing — part of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee. Gurulé offered recommendations to enhance the U.S. government’s counter-terrorist financing efforts, including sanctions on foreign companies that assist ISIS.
Notre Dame Law School students selected the students for executive board positions for NDLS student organizations and journals in the 2016-2017 school year. The new leaders are:
American Civil Liberties Union:
President, Shelby Dolezal
Vice President, Kelsie Nagele
Secretary, Rob L. Myers
Treasurer, Laura Myers
Sunday, July 24, 2016
Annual Notre Dame Lawyers Summer BBQ for incoming and current students and Notre Dame alumni
from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Sunday, July 24th, 2016
Hosted by David and Judge Barbara Scheper
751 Linda Vista Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91103
Dress Casual. Beer, Wine, Soft Drinks, and Hors D’Oeuvres provided.
Please RSVP by July 22nd to Aaron O’Dell, ’11 JD…
Thursday, July 28, 2016
The Notre Dame Club of Detroit Lawyers Alumni Committee will host its Summer Meet & Mingle on July 28, 2016 at Atwater Brewery. There will be complimentary appetizers, a cash bar, and great networking.
Any and all lawyers, law students, and guests with a connection to Notre Dame are welcome to attend.…
Monday, August 1, 2016
Please join us on Monday, August 1, at Char Bar in Westport
4050 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City
Enjoy a fun, informal, happy hour. We will head over around 4:30 pm, to get some space near the bar and the outdoor amusements (Bocce ball!). We’ll hoist a drink (or two) to our law students and wish them well. Char Bar has great food, so please stick around and enjoy some time with fellow Notre Dame Lawyers.…