Notre Dame Professor of Law Douglass Cassel’s amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court case Samantar v. Yousuf argues that a former Somali leader living in Virginia is not immune to civil lawsuits alleging torture under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA).
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Notre Dame Associate Professor of Law Lloyd Hitoshi Mayer is quoted extensively in the latest issue of “The Non-Profit Times,” a business publication for non-profit managers.
Professor Jay Kleinberg from Brunel University and Professor Carter Snead from Notre Dame University, Indiana join Jenni to discuss the issues.
Dean Edmonds was quoted regarding the criminal charges facing Washington Wizard’s player Gilbert Arenas in Bill Myers, “Crittenton May Face Grand Jury This Week, Source Says,” Washington Examiner.
Today’s narrow Supreme Court decision that corporations may spend freely to support or oppose candidates for president and Congress drew reactions from two Notre Dame Law School faculty members.
Healthcare reform and nonprofits; It could be a good deal for some and not for others (Quotes: Lloyd Mayer) – The NonProfit Times – January 15, 2010
Mary Ellen O’Connell, the Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution—Kroc Institute at the University of Notre Dame, tells the “National Journal” that “there simply is no right to use military force against a terrorist suspect far from any battlefield.
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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.
University of Notre Dame Associate Clinical Professor of Law Judy Fox was interviewed by MSN.com about “bank walkaways,” a new trend in the way banks are approaching home foreclosures.
Notre Dame Professor of Law Jay Tidmarsh, an expert in complex civil litigation and civil procedure, weighed in on a case involving Google’s exclusive right to digitize millions of books. His comments appeared in the September 9, 2009 edition of the “New York Times.”
Notre Dame Professor of Law M. Cathleen Kaveny tells the New York Times that the debate over the relationship of abortion and euthanasia to other issues of social justice is “the great tension in Catholic thought right now,” including in the debate over health care reform. Her comments appeared in a front-page story of the August 27, 2009 edition.
The Associated Press reports that, for the first time ever, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act is being used to prosecute a human trafficking case. Notre Dame Professor of Law G. Robert Blakey helped write the RICO Act.
On Tuesday, August 11, Notre Dame Associate Professor of Law Carter Snead joined a panel of experts to discuss President Obama’s proposed health care plan. Video clips of the show can be found on YouTube….
University of Notre Dame Professor of Law and of Theology Cathleen Kaveny told the Times, “I don’t think there is any one Catholic stance on the law. Catholicism is a big tent, so different people are drawn to different aspects of it. A Dorothy Day Catholic is going to be different than an Opus Dei Catholic.”
The “New York Times” worked with Notre Dame Associate Clinical Professor of Law Judy Fox to document a growing phenomenon in the foreclosure crisis: banks walking away from foreclosed homes and leaving the former owners liable for ongoing maintenance and other costs.
Here is a brief excerpt from an op-ed written by Notre Dame Professor of Law Richard Garnett and published by USA Today on Monday, March 30, 2009:
University of Notre Dame Professor of Law Rick Garnett was interviewed for a segment of the ABC News program “Faith Matters Now”, which aired on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008.
“There is no one such thing as a Catholic voter,” said Cathleen Kaveny, a professor of law and theology at Notre Dame, who attended the event in South Bend and is a member of Obama’s national steering committee of Catholic advisers.
Catholics, who account for about 18 percent of the population of Indiana and a quarter of the national electorate, are much more diverse in the United States than they are often portrayed, Kaveny said. The challenge for Obama, she said, is to make Catholics more familiar with his message of economic empowerment, equality, and ending the Iraq war.
Immediately following 9-11, the United Nations developed an international legal framework to deprive Al Qaeda of funding. “Unfortunately, that sense of urgency has been diluted… it no longer exists,” Notre Dame Law Professor Jimmy Gurule told the BBC in an interview on Friday, March 7.
Associate Dean Edmonds was quoted by USA Today on the Marion Jones sentencing on January 9, 2008 ….