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The Dean’s Fall 2016 Welcome Letter to Students

Author: Dean Nell Jessup Newton

Dear students,

Here is a brief overview of the new people, programs, and opportunities you will be encountering in the coming year.

Judicial Visitors

I am pleased that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be visiting Notre Dame September 12-13 and spending some time at the Law School on the 13th. You will be receiving additional updates in the coming days.…

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg to speak with Notre Dame Law Students

Author: Denise Wager

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will hold a conversation with Notre Dame law students Tuesday, September 13, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Patrick F. McCartan Courtroom. She will talk with students about a variety of issues in the conversation moderated by Jennifer Mason McAward, associate professor of law and director of the Center for Civil and Human Rights.…

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Notre Dame Lawyers Gather in Chicago

Author: Lauren Love

More than 200 Notre Dame Lawyers welcomed Jack Swarbrick, Jr., ’76, vice president and James E. Rohr Director of Athletics at Notre Dame, to Chicago Aug. 11. The group included alumni as well as current and admitted students. Swarbrick offered an inside look on collegiate athletics.

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Professor McKenna Files Amicus Brief in Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands

Author: Lauren Love

Mark P. McKenna, professor of law and associate dean for faculty development at Notre Dame Law School, recently filed a friend-of-the court brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands, a case concerning the copyrightability of the design of cheerleading uniforms. The Court will hear arguments in the case this fall.

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Orientation Service Projects

Author: Lauren Love

By Athena Aherrera, 2L

I still remember the first time I saw Admissions Director Jake Baska’s email regarding the orientation schedule and information on the service projects. My heart palpitated at the idea that law school was going to begin in just a month. Like many of my classmates, I was extremely excited but also extremely nervous to start this new chapter in my life.…

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University of Notre Dame Campus ID Card

Author: Lauren Love

One of the benefits of being a student (or the spouse of a student) is access to services through a Campus ID card. How do you get yours?

Campus ID cards are issued by and administered through the Campus Card Office. To request a campus ID card, a student must present a valid government-issued picture ID or passport and his or her University of Notre Dame ndID (nine-digit account number). Upon verification a head shot will be taken and the campus ID card is printed. Your campus ID card gives you….…

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NDLS LL.M. Graduate Using her Education to Make an International Impact

Author: Denise Wager

Johanna Fröhlich, LL.M. ’15, was pursuing her Ph.D. in comparative constitutional law at Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Hungary, where she also obtained her law degree, when she felt a yearning to learn more about the United States legal system. After exploring several LL.M programs in the United States, Fröhlich came to Notre Dame Law School in 2014 as one of the students in the school’s inaugural LL.M. class. Now, she’s a teacher herself.

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