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International Human Rights Society Presentation

Daniel Philpott news

Daniel Philpott, associate professor of political science and peace studies at Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute, will deliver a talk titled “After Atrocity: Reconciliation as a Vision for Dealing With Past Injustices” on Monday, March 1.

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Call for Nominations

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The Notre Dame Law Association (NDLA) Board of Directors requests nominations for alumni representatives to fill upcoming vacancies in the following regions:

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Featured Faculty: Paolo Carozza


“Understanding international law is, as a practical matter, a necessity for being a good, competent, able, creative lawyer regardless of what field of law you’re practicing in, period,” says Notre Dame Associate Professor of Law Paolo Carozza.

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Dean Newton Welcomes Bishop Rhoades

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Notre Dame Law School Dean Nell Newton and Notre Dame Professor of Law and Associate Dean Peg Brinig extended a warm welcome to Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of the Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese at a reception in the University’s Main Building.

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Taking Law to the Stage

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The phrase “all the world’s a stage” became particularly relevant to a group of law and theology students taking Notre Dame Professor of Law and Professor of Theology M. Cathleen Kaveny’s seminar titled Faith, Morality, and the Law. The class met with performers from Tim Robbins’ The Actors’ Gang, a Los Angeles theatre troupe on campus to perform “The Trial of the Catonsville Nine.”

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LL.M. Alum Lauded for Work in Haiti

Jean-Marc Brissau news

A January 28, 2010 post on The Huffington Post online praises Notre Dame’s Haiti Program and its efforts to combat the disease lymphatic filariasis. One of the Program’s leaders is Jean-Marc Brissau, who earned an LL.M. degree from the Notre Dame Law School’s Center for Civil and Human Rights.

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CCHR lawyers file amicus in U.S. Supreme Court

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Attorneys for Notre Dame Law School’s Center for Civil and Human Rights (CCHR) have submitted an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of 26 former U.S. diplomats and State Department officials.

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NDLS Supports Haitian Relief

haiti news

After two weeks of fundraising for Haitian relief, the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) collected $2,300 for the cause. BLSA, which established donation centers throughout the Law School, will give the money to the American Red Cross to assist victims of the January 12 earthquake that left the nation devastated. Donors included students, faculty, staff, and student groups.…

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Robert Greene ’69 has close ties to Haiti

Bob Greene news

The January 12 earthquake in Haiti rocked the world of 1969 NDLS alumnus Robert Greene. He has participated in medical missions to Haiti since 2001, and visits the impoverished nation about twice each year. He was en route to Haiti when the earthquake struck, and was forced to return home.

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NDLS supports Haitian relief

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Within two days of announcing the establishment of donation centers within the Law School for Haitian relief, the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) raised nearly $1,000 for the cause.

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Prof. Gurulé selected as Fulbright scholar

Jimmy Gurule

Notre Dame Professor of Law Jimmy Gurulé will spend the spring 2011 semester in Chile as a Fulbright scholar. Gurulé will conduct field research on Chile’s legal efforts to hold persons accountable for international crimes and human rights abuses committed during the military rule of former President Augusto Pinochet.

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Patti Bobb '72 Honored by Women’s Bar Association

Patricia Bobb alumni news

Patricia Bobb ’72 is no stranger to award receptions. She has been honored many times over the course of her career, including her selection as the leading woman lawyer in Illinois three years in a row by the Leading Lawyers Network, and her selection by the Chicago Sun Times as one of the 100 most influential women in Chicago.

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Intensive Trial Advocacy

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Some of the best litigators and judges in North America gathered at Eck Hall of Law to teach Notre Dame Law Students the art of advocacy during the week-long Intensive Trial Advocacy course, January 3-10, 2010.

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