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Judge Willie G. Lipscomb, '75 J.D., Honored at the 38th Annual BLSA Alumni Weekend

Judge Willie G The Honorable Willie G. Lipscomb, J.D. ‘75, of Michigan’s 36th District Court, has been named the Alvin McKenna Alumnus of the Year by the Notre Dame Chapter of the Black Law Students Association (BLSA). Judge Lipscomb will receive the award at the 38th Annual BLSA Alumni Weekend celebration dinner, which will be held at the Notre Dame Stadium Press Box on Saturday, April 9 at 6:00 pm. Read More

John M. Dunn, ’93 J.D., joins American Board of Trial Advocates

John Dunn '93 news John M. Dunn has been invited to join the American Board of Trial Advocates after a vote by the current San Joaquin Valley Chapter members and approval by the national organization. The Modesto, Calif., attorney is a partner with the law firm McCormick Barstow. He was the only person to be invited into the San Joaquin Valley Chapter in 2010, and he becomes the 74th member in the Valley. Read More

The 2011 Natural Law Lecture

Oliver O'Donovan news Oliver O’Donovan, professor of Christian Ethics and Practical Theology at the University of Edinburgh, will be at Notre Dame Law School April 11 to deliver the 2011 Natural Law Lecture. Read More

Professor Vincent Rougeau accepts new appointment

Vince Rougeau news Notre Dame Law School faculty, staff, and students have been congratulating Professor Vincent Rougeau this week on being appointed the next dean of Boston College Law School. The highly regarded professor of contracts, real estate transactions, and Catholic social thought will be assuming his new post this summer. Read More

Exciting Chapter in The London Program

London building 2010 For more than 40 years, the Notre Dame Law School has offered second-year law students in good standing an opportunity to study in London. Now beginning in 2011-2011, 2L students may choose between a one-semester or full-year option and 3L students will be able to enroll in the London Program in the fall semester. The Notre Dame London Law Center, centrally located in Trafalgar Square, also offers a five week summer program from late May to early August prior to the 2L school year. Read More

Specialist on values to lead BC law school

Vince Rougeau news Boston Globe
Notre Dame law professor Vincent Rougeau, a specialist on the role of moral and religious values in lawmaking and public policy, will be the next dean of Boston College Law School and its first African-American leader, the university announced yesterday. Read More

Separation of Powers: Theory, Development, and Applications Conference

belliaaj news A roundtable conference at the law school March 25 considered the latest leading scholarship in the field of Separation of Powers. Conference papers addressed separation of powers theory, executive power, and administrative law. The daylong program was hosted by Professor Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and sponsored by the Notre Dame Program in Constitutional Structure and Design. Read More

Conor Dugan, ’03 J.D. participates in oral arguments as amicus curiae in the Ninth Circuit case

U.S. Department of Justice attorney Conor Dugan, ’03 J.D., recently represented the United States when it participated in oral arguments as amicus curiae in the Ninth Circuit case, Khatib v. County of Orange. The court, sitting en banc to review an earlier Ninth Circuit panel decision, ruled 11-0 in favor of a Muslim woman’s right to bring a lawsuit accusing her Southern California jailers of violating her religious freedom by ordering her to take off her head scarf in a courthouse holding cell. Read More

NDLA Board of Directors to hold Spring 2011 Meeting

The Notre Dame Law Association (NDLA) Board of Directors will hold its Spring 2011 meeting on Friday, April 8th. The board represents more than 8,000 Notre Dame Lawyers throughout the world and includes 16 regional and one at-large representative covering 18 regions of the country. Membership includes a president, president-elect, and three Alumni Association affinity group representatives, serving on behalf of Asian-Pacific alumni, Black alumni, and Hispanic alumni. Past-presidents serve as executive advisory board members. Read More