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Prof. R. Garnett in NY Times, USA Today

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In a telephone interview, Notre Dame law professor Richard W. Garnett echoed Alito’s comment that the religion of qualified justices will not determine their views of pending cases, even if their experiences might shade it.

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NDLS Alum Receives Humanitarian Award

Bob Greene news

On Friday, October 16, the Notre Dame Law Association (NDLA) Board of Directors honored Notre Dame Law alum and longtime NDLA Board member Robert Michael Greene with the Father William Lewers, C.S.C. Award.

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Two NDLS profs featured in Chicago Tribune

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Since there have been relatively few cases like this in U.S. courts, University of Notre Dame law professor Patricia Bellia said there is a strong probability the court proceeding will become an important part of emerging case law. “Notre Dame Law School Prof. Lisa Casey has some advice for obtaining justice in the latest corporate crime wave: Don’t wait for the Supreme Court.

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Prof. Gurule Elected to Prestigious National Academy

Jimmy Gurule

University of Notre Dame Professor of Law Jimmy Gurulé will join the ranks of former Cabinet officials and other distinguished national leaders—including former Secretary of State Colin Powell, former Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala, former Attorneys General Edwin Meese III and Dick Thornburgh, and former Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neil—as a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA).

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NYU’s Weiler Discusses Trial of Jesus at NDLS

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New York University Professor Joseph Weiler, one of the most distinguished scholars of European law worldwide, will present “Learning From the Teaching(s) of the Trial of Jesus” on Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 5 p.m. in the Patrick F. McCartan Courtroom at Notre Dame Law School.

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Irish-American Exchange on Human Rights at NDLS


Notre Dame Law School will host the inaugural “Irish-American Exchange on Human Rights” on campus, October 9-10, 2009. The event will bring together faculty and students from two of the world’s leading institutions of human rights education—the Center for Civil and Human Rights at Notre Dame Law School, and the Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland-Galway—for a series of presentations and responses on human rights issues of the day.

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