Professor Rick Garnett is giving a talk, “Render Unto Caesar: The Role of Faith in the Public Square,” at Wabash College on Monday October 25. On Thursday October 21 Prof. Garnett was the guest for the hour-long Wisconsin Public Radio program “At Issue with Ben Merens” where the topic was the First Amendment and the constitutional arguments over the separation of church and state.
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To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the United Kingdom’s Human Rights Act on October 20, Notre Dame’s Center for Civil and Human Rights and the UK’s Human Rights Lawyers Association are holding a day-long event at Notre Dame’s London Law Centre to compare the approaches of the United Kingdom and the United States to protecting fundamental human rights.
Professors John Finnis, Rick Garnett, and M. Cathleen Kaveny were among the speakers at the two-day Princeton University conference “Open Hearts, Open Minds and Fair Minded Words: A Conference on Life and Choice in the Abortion Debate.”…
Notre Dame Law School’s completely renovated Biolchini Hall of Law was dedicated on Friday October 8. Fr. John Jenkins blessed the building after a mass of celebration in the Basilica.
On October 28, Prof. Judith Fox is presenting on multiple panels at the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Foundation’s program, “MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE: Where Do We Go From Here?”
Prof. Rick Garnett will speak at a conference being held at Princeton University on October 16 entitled “Open Hearts, Open Minds and Fair Minded Words: A Conference on Life and Choice in the Abortion Debate.”
Professor Paolo Carozza was featured in a two-minute ad that was produced and aired by NBC as part of the “What Would You Fight For?”ad series.
Steve Brogan NDLS ’77, who is the managing partner of Jones Day, returned to the Law School Wednesday October 6 to talk to interested students about the future of law practice.
Judge Kathleen A. Kearney, NDLS ’80, will appear on a panel discussion on “The Professions and the Common Good” from 7 p.m . to 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 6, 2010, at the University of Notre Dame’s Washington Hall.
Professor Margaret Brinig, Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Fritz Duda Family Chair in Law, will deliver the keynote address at the Canadian Law and Economics Association (CLEA) Annual Meeting, which is being held October 1-2 at the University of Toronto.
Chief Justice John G. Roberts has nominated Professor Amy Coney Barrett to the Advisory Committee on Rules of Appellate Procedure.
The Notre Dame Law Association has named Thomas R. Curtin the 2010 recipient of The Rev. Michael D. McCafferty, C.S.C., Award. The McCafferty award is presented by the association to Notre Dame lawyers — or members of the Notre Dame Law School faculty or administration — who have rendered distinguished service to the University.
Professor Jimmy Gurulé has been asked to make two presentations at a major symposium being hosted by the Indiana Attorney General’s office for training Mexican prosecutors in the modernization and reform of Mexico’s criminal justice system.
Michael Kirsch, professor of law and associate dean at the University of Notre Dame Law School, will speak at the kickoff meeting of the League of Women Voters of Elkhart County Sept. 22 at the Matterhorn Restaurant in Elkhart.
The Notre Dame Law and Economics (NDL&E) Program will host its inaugural symposium: Housing: Law & Policy on Friday, September 17, 2010. The symposium, which will run from 2-5 p.m. in Eck Hall of Law, Room 1140, features two prominent scholars, each of whom will present a working paper on cutting-edge issues in housing law and housing policy.
Professor Carter Snead will speak at the “Judicial Seminar on Emerging Issues in Neuroscience” that is being held at Harvard Law School on September 20. His talk will discuss the ways in which information about neuroscience is currently entering the courts and what we can expect in the future.
This fall Notre Dame Law School is launching a new interdisciplinary initiative, the Notre Dame Law and Economics (NDL&E) Program. NDL&E is dedicated to encouraging interdisciplinary research, scholarship, and collaboration on legal issues, particularly in the areas of law and economics, law and the social sciences, and law and business.
Captain Wendy Sue Kosek, a 2004 University of Notre Dame graduate and a 2007 graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School, has been honored with The Rev. William Corby, C.S.C., Award for distinguished military service to her country.…
Professor Rick Garnett and Professor Cathy Kaveny will present at the “Saturday Scholar Series” on September 11, 2010.
“Religion and American Public Life: The 50th Anniversary of JFK’s Houston Speech on the Separation of Church and State”…
Assoc. Dean Garnett to present Hesburgh Lecture on August 7, 2010 at St. Joseph Parish Koenig Center, Libertyville, IL. The lecture will explore the topic “The Right Questions about School Choice: Education, Religious Freedom, and the Common Good.”
S. David Worhatch ’79, an Executive Advisory Board Member for the Notre Dame Law School, was appointed to the LItigation Section of the Ohio State Bar Association. His appointment a one-year term which began on July 1. He was appointed to the position by Carmen V. Roberto, president of the Ohio State Bar Association.
USA Today published an opinion by Notre Dame Professor of Law Richard Garnett in an article “On religious liberty, what would Kagan do?” Here is an excerpt: …
Jose Reyes Ferriz, the mayor of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico and a 1988 graduate of Notre Dame Law School’s LL.M. program, recently spoke with National Public Radio about his fight against the rampant violence plaguing his city.
Like several Notre Dame law students, Jim Lockwood ’11 is practicing his craft by working as a summer intern in a county prosecutor’s office. What’s different is that Lockwood’s service dog helps make his work possible.
The South Bend Tribune recently profiled Lockwood during a day at the Berrien County (Mich.) Prosecutor’s Office. You can read the article here:…
NDLS alumna Wendy Kosek, a Purple Heart recipient, stood next to President Barack Obama at the White House on the fourth of July as he recognized America’s military for their sacrifices.
On July 1, 2010, Notre Dame Law School alumnus John Hurley began his tenure as the first lay president of Canisius College in that institution’s 140-year history. He previously served as the college’s executive vice president and vice president for college relations.
Half of Notre Dame Law School’s first-year class—92 students—spent several days last semester exploring public interest lawyering around the country through the GALILEE program. An acronym for Group Alternative Live-In Legal Education, GALILEE introduces Notre Dame law students to the legal problems of the urban poor in ways impossible to learn in the classroom. One participating student, Wendy Tran, recorded her thoughts throughout her experience at various agencies in Los Angeles.
Daniel B. Kelly is a promising scholar in property law and law and economics and has taken great strides to assist in developing the University’s law-and-economics curriculum.