For the second time in two weeks, Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch has cited work by Notre Dame Law Professor A.J. Bellia in an opinion.
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Two Notre Dame Law professors – A.J. Bellia and Stephen Yelderman – were cited at the U.S. Supreme Court this week.
This month marks 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act into law, prohibiting discrimination against buyers and renters on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, and familial status.
The Black Law Students Association hosted a panel discussion on Modern Social Justice on Friday, bringing together leaders from the judiciary, local police force, and higher education.
Notre Dame Law professor says the case pits the U.S. interest in rewarding patent owners for their inventions against the sovereignty of other nations.
Currently in residence at the Nobel Institute in Oslo, Norway, Mary Ellen O’Connell says reprisal attacks are a serious breach of the United Nations charter.
In WesternGeco LLC v. ION Geophysical Corp., the U.S. Supreme Court will consider a question that hinges on, of all things, the high seas.
Michelle Smit, a third-year student at Notre Dame Law School, was recently honored as a winner of the 2018 Ladas Memorial Award from the International Trademark Association (INTA). The international competition annually recognizes two students and one professional for papers on trademark law or a matter that directly relates to or affects trademarks.
Notre Dame Law Professor Bruce Huber rapped “Anne Hamilton: The Musical.” Student musicians belted out country tunes. Admissions senior office assistant Sharon Bacon played the spoons to a double standing ovation and cheers loud enough to drown out Alabama’s “Mountain Music.”
The Notre Dame Law School Program on Church, State & Society has awarded three summer fellowships to first-year law students Lydia Woods, Sarah Karchunas, and Kyle Smith. Each will receive a $10,000 fellowship award to work for a religious institution in a legal capacity this summer.
A controversial bill to crack down on online sex trafficking was recently passed by Congress and sent to President Donald Trump’s desk, but anti-trafficking advocates and experts, including a University of Notre Dame Law School professor, say the bill won’t help the problem and will likely make things worse.
April is Fair Housing Month, and this year also brings the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, commonly referred to as the Fair Housing Act.
Erika Gustin, 2L, has been selected to receive the Peter A.R. Lardy Scholarship Award for the 2018-19 academic year at Notre Dame Law School.
Carrying on in the tradition of past Lardy Award recipients, Gustin has devoted her time and talent in law school to public service.
In the prologue of his Dean’s Lecture on Race, Law, and Society, “The Catholic Church and the Racial Divide in the United States,” the Most Reverend Edward K. Braxton, Ph.D., S.T.D., Bishop of Belleville, Illinois, asked a thought-provoking question: “What if?”
Walter Jean-Jacques, 1L, has been named a 2018 Haywood Burns Fellow by the National Lawyers Guild. The fellowship sponsors law students working in public interest internships across the country to help build their legal skills and strengthen their long-term commitment to social justice. Jean-Jacques is one of only five fellows selected this year.
The Father Mike Variety Show, named for the late Law School Professor Rev. Michael D. McCafferty, C.S.C., returns for its 30th anniversary March 27 at Legends of Notre Dame.
Mary Ellen O’Connell, Robert & Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution, will deliver the keynote lecture for the fifth annual Justice Stephen Breyer Lecture on International Law in April in Washington, D.C.
We are very sorry to report that Robert “Bob” Winfred Cox, a Double Domer and longtime member of the Law School Advisory Council, passed away March 5 in Phoenix, Arizona.
A team of four Notre Dame Law School students won an international religious freedom moot court competition last week in Bologna, Italy.
Impowerus removes a barrier to legal representation. It offers a novel solution by providing a platform where attorneys and clients can communicate over the Internet through a secure video chat with the integration of a useful dashboard.
The Most Reverend Edward K. Braxton, bishop of the Diocese of Belleville, Ill., will examine key elements contributing to the racial divide in the United States and the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement from the perspective of the Catholic Church when he speaks later this month at Notre Dame Law School.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett, ’97 J.D., of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. // Photos by Notre Dame Law Professor Julian Velasco.
Notre Dame Law School was privileged on Friday to celebrate a beloved alumna and professor, Amy Coney Barrett, ’97 J.D., by hosting her investiture as a judge…
The Notre Dame Law School community celebrated Randy Kozel’s book, Settled Versus Right: A Theory of Precedent, on Thursday with a ceremony and reception in Eck Commons.
The drama of jury trials might provide plotlines for lawyer movies and TV shows, but in real life – especially in family law cases – avoiding a trial often leads to the best outcomes.
Veronica Root, an associate professor of law at Notre Dame Law School, was among 20 University of Notre Dame faculty members who received grants this week through the Notre Dame Internal Grant Program.
Root was awarded a grant for her project titled, “Reclaiming the dignity of work through varied methods of assessment.”
The Notre Dame Clinical Law Center has had a profound impact on generations of law students who have worked there since the clinic was founded in 1951.
Count Tom and Marissa McDermott, both ’00 J.D., among the Notre Dame Lawyers who were moved by their clinical experience.
Notre Dame Law School is proud to announce that Samuel Bray—one of the nation’s leading experts in remedies and equity—will join the faculty as a full-time professor. Bray is a tenured faculty member at the UCLA School of Law. He is teaching this year at Notre Dame Law School as a visiting professor, and he will join the faculty in the fall 2018 semester.
Juan Pablo Albán, current doctoral student in the CCHR-sponsored J.S.D Program in International Human Rights Law, has been appointed an Amicus Curiae for the Special Jurisdiction for Peace in Colombia
The Center for Civil and Human Rights (CCHR) sponsors the CCHR Summer Fellowship, a $5,000 stipend for legal work in a public interest organization that promotes civil or human rights, and/or the enforcement of federal rights on behalf of underrepresented minorities.