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World Class: London alumni recount summer abroad.

It was “a once in a lifetime experience,” Australian law student Chloe Donjerkovich recounts.Last summer, Chloe and thirty-three other law students from around the world embarked upon Notre Dame Law...

Friday, March 30 Specials

Italian Chicken Panini Philly Beef Panini Vegetable lasagna Hot Dog w/chips Soups: Tortilla Tomato

Professor O’Connell Speaks on Drone Warfare

Professor Mary Ellen O’Connell is giving two talks next week on the legal and ethical issues raised by drone warfare. One will take place at the "Ethics of Assassination" symposium...

Indiana Court of Appeals Argument

April 2, 2012McCartan Court RoomEck Hall of Law3:30 p.m.There will be a Q & A with the judges after the arguments, then a reception in Eck Commons at approximately 5:00.Panel...

Gun nation: Inside America's gun-carry culture

A combination of favorable court rulings, grass-roots activism, traditional fears of crime, and modern anxieties about government has led to what may be a tipping point on an issue that...

Jury Files: The Temptation of Twitter

U.S. courts are increasingly concerned about jurors who Tweet and post on Facebook during trials and judges are trying to clamp down on those who won’t logout of their online...

UK court allows right to die case to proceed

A UK High Court justice decided Monday to let a right to die case proceed, the first to be allowed in British court. Justice William Charles ruled that a case...

Virginia Tech Is Liable in Shootings

A jury found Virginia Tech negligent on Wednesday for failing to alert students quickly enough about a gunman loose on the university’s campus who eventually killed 33 people, including himself,...

U.S. Law May Allow Killings, AG Holder Says

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. asserted on Monday that it is lawful for the government to kill American citizens if officials deem them to be operational leaders of Al...

A Man of Many Firsts: John H.A. Whitman

John H.A. Whitman first stepped onto the campus of Notre Dame in 1918 when he was hired to teach American literature and Latin in the prep school. But, the Law...

When Living in Limbo Avoids Living on the Street

Judith Fox has changed the advice she gives defaulting clients. “Three or four years ago, I would always tell clients, ‘You have three or four months to get yourself together,’...