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Rabbi-Scholar Visits Notre Dame

Dr. David Dalin, an ordained rabbi and widely published scholar of American Jewish history and Christian-Jewish relations, will speak at Notre Dame on Thursday, April 3. The talk, which is co-sponsored through the Natural Law Institute at Notre Dame Law School, is entitled “John Paul II and the Jews,” and begins at 7:30 p.m. in room 138 of DeBartolo Hall. Read More

Dean O'Hara to Step Down Next Year

In June of next year, I will complete my tenth year as dean. When I was a relatively new dean, a wonderful alumnus and generous supporter offered me what I have come to appreciate as the best analogy for the responsibilities of a dean in leading an academic institution – this is, the role of a fiduciary. It is with a great sense of pride in what our Law School has achieved over many, many years that I today shared with the Law School community my plans to complete my tenure as dean in June 2009. Read More

CCHR Co-sponsors “Witnessing Genocide” Conference

Survivors from the war-torn nations of Rwanda and Darfur, a Holocaust survivor, journalists, and others will converge at Notre Dame on Sunday and Monday, April 6-7 for the conference “Witnessing Genocide: Truth, Reconciliation, and the Media.” The event is co-sponsored by Notre Dame Law School’s Center for Civil and Human Rights, and will be held in McKenna Hall on campus. Read More

Prof. Carozza Elected Chair of Human Rights Commission

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) voted unanimously to elect University of Notre Dame Associate Professor of Law Paolo Carozza as its chairman for 2008-2009. The election was held on March 3 at the start of the Commission’s 131st regular period of sessions. Carozza—who served as first vice-chairman of Read More

Spotlight on Careers for Social Change

Two Notre Dame Law School alums will tell their stories at a campus event on Wednesday called “Making a Living, Making a Difference: Careers for Social Change.” It takes place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Hesburgh Center Auditorium. All Notre Dame students are invited to attend. Keynote speaker Read More

ND Law Screens Oscar Award-winning Film Featuring ND Prof.

The Center for Civil and Human Rights at Notre Dame Law School will screen the Oscar Award-winning documentary “Taxi to the Dark Side” on Thursday, March 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art. A panel discussion follows the screening. Beginning with the case Read More

Assoc. Dean Kelley Discusses Impact of Future President on the Courts

Notre Dame Law School Associate Dean William Kelley says that Senate support and judicial excellence are key factors for any president to consider in making appointments to the Supreme Court. His comments came as part of a panel discussion at the University of California, Berkeley, entitled “The Next President and the Courts.” Read More