News & Events


Gurulé testifies before Congressional Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing

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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

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Law Professor Nicole Garnett Receives Social Justice Award

Nicole Garnett

Nicole Stelle Garnett, John P. Murphy Foundation professor of law at Notre Dame Law School, was recently awarded the Reinhold Niebuhr Award by the University of Notre Dame.

“I’m deeply honored to receive the Reinhold Niebuhr award, especially because it recognizes the connection, which I aspire to achieve, between my scholarship and my commitment to making the world a better place, especially for the disadvantaged,” said Garnett.…

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Law Students Honored at Prize Day Ceremony

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Notre Dame Law School honored graduating students today at the Morris Inn Ballroom during the second annual “Prize Day.” Students won awards for academic performance and service to the Notre Dame and greater community.

“We’re extremely proud of our graduates and especially this group of leaders,” said Dean Nell Jessup Newton. “These students have excelled in the classrooms, clinics, courtroom, and community and I know they will continue to excel in their future careers.”…

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Commencement for Notre Dame Law School Now in Joyce North

For all updates concerning this weekend’s Notre Dame Law School and University of Notre Dame Commencement ceremonies, please refer to the Notre Dame Law School Commencement web page. The page includes all information on times and locations for all commencement events, parking and security information, and other important details. We will be posting any updates or changes to the page. You can also find Commencement information on Facebook (Notre Dame Law School) and Twitter (@NDLaw) with #NDLS2016.…

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Professor Amy Coney Barrett to Deliver Notre Dame Law School Commencement Address

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Notre Dame Law Students have selected Amy Coney Barrett, Diane and M.O. Miller, II Research Chair in Law, for the 2016 Law School Distinguished Teaching Award. Barrett will address the graduates at Notre Dame Law School’s 2016 Commencement ceremony Saturday.

“I’m incredibly honored to be recognized,” said Barrett, who also won the award in 2006. “I’ve had the privilege of teaching the majority of the graduating class. While I’m sad to see them go, I’m excited to see the great things they will accomplish as Notre Dame Lawyers.”…

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Professor Randy Kozel Earns Tenure


Randy Kozel has been granted tenure as a professor of law at Notre Dame Law School. Kozel joined the law school faculty in 2011 and teaches and researches in the fields of constitutional law, federal courts, and contract law, with a particular focus on the role of precedent in legal decision-making.…

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Law Students Thrive in Business Plan Competition

A group of Notre Dame law students put their lawyering skills to practice last week in the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurship’s 16th Annual McCloskey Business Plan Competition. Master of Science in Patent Law student Brittany Butler partnered with Rebecca Shute, ’16 ESTEEM, Kevin Schneider, ’16 M.S.A., Michael Schneider ’16 M.S.A. and Charissa Quinlan, ’18 Ph.D., formed the winning team — Cetrus Therapeutics — and together took home the grand prize of $25,000.…

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Notre Dame Club of Chicago


Location: St. Peter's in the Loop - 110 W. Madison, Chicago


Location: St. Peter’s in the Loop – 110 W. Madison, Chicago – St. Clare Auditorium in the Basement


Doors Open 7:15 am
Open Networking 7:15 to 7:45 am
Program: 7:45 – 8:45 am (Three rounds of formal networking.)
Adjourn Promptly at 8:45 so you can get to the office by 9:00 am!
Room open 8:45 – 9:15am for those who want to linger and chat.

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Notre Dame Club of Detroit Lawyers Alumni Committee Summer Meet & Mingle


Location: Atwater Taproom 237 Joseph Campau Avenue, Detroit, MI

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.…

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