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Welcome to the New Dean! (For the day.)

Robert Sharp news I am pleased to announce that Robert Anthony Sharp will become the 11th Dean of the University of Notre Dame Law School on April 27, 2010 and has agreed to serve in that important and August position until April 28, 2010. During Dean Sharp’s short – but surely memorable – deanship, I will return to the faculty to concentrate on my research.

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CCHR publishes book on Latin American Jurisprudence

Digest of Latin American news The Due Process of Law Foundation (DPLF) and the Center for Civil and Human Rights (CCHR) at the University of Notre Dame, with the generous support of the United States Institute for Peace (USIP), joined together to create a publication that compiled and commented on these important judgments from 15 different countries in Latin America.

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Alumni Spotlight: Tara Stuckey ’07

Tara Stuckey news Only a select few enter the hallowed chambers of the Supreme Court of the United States to clerk for a justice. Notre Dame Law School alumna Tara Stuckey made the cut, and begins work for Justice Samuel Alito in July.

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Prof. Nagle publishes new book

nagle news Environmental laws don’t always impact the environment in expected ways and, in other cases, laws seemingly unrelated to the environment have a tremendous impact on our habitats. Notre Dame’s John N. Matthews Professor of Law John Nagle explains this phenomenon in his new book, “Law’s Environment: How the Law Shapes the Places We Live (Yale University Press, 2010).

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Prof. Carozza selected as Fulbright scholar

carozza Notre Dame Associate Professor of Law Paolo Carozza will spend the spring 2011 semester in Italy as a Fulbright scholar, working from the University of Florence on a book about the jurisprudence of the Italian Constitutional Court.

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NDLS alums at the U.S. Supreme Court

supreme court building news For the second year in a row, a Notre Dame Law School alum will clerk for a justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. An impressive number of NDLS alums have achieved the coveted and prestigious SCOTUS clerkship post—six over the past ten years.

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Japanese judge at NDLS: Takeshi Nobuhiro

Takeshi Nobuhiro news Takeshi Nobuhiro is one of 30 judges chosen by the Supreme Court of Japan to study law and judicial system in a foreign country for a year as part of the Overseas Training and Research Program. “I have attended classes here, and have observed hearings and trials at the courthouse in South Bend,” says Nobuhiro.

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Prof. Joseph Bauer Goes to Hong Kong

bauer news Notre Dame Professor of Law Joseph Bauer spent three weeks at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) this spring teaching antitrust law—referred to as competition law in China—and intellectual property law to a group of LL.M. students at the University.

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Reunion 2010 - June 3-6

Reunion 2010 news We are excited to have the opportunity to host this year’s reunion classes in the beautiful Eck Hall of Law and the newly expanded and renovated Biolchini Hall during Reunion 2010 this spring! The weekend is sure to be one to remember.

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International Law Society sponsors symposium

Notre Dame Law School’s International Law Society presents its first annual symposium titled “Reflections on a Global Crisis: Current Issues in International Law and Economics” on Friday, April 9 at 1:00 p.m. in Eck Hall of Law.

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Featured Faculty: Mary Ellen O’Connell

Mary Ellen Oconnell news On March 25, Mary Ellen O’Connell will begin a two-year term as Vice President of the American Society of International Law. The American Society of International Law (ASIL) is the leading organization for the promotion and study of international law in the world.

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