The 37th annual Black Law Students Association (BLSA) Weekend is scheduled for Friday, April 9 – Sunday, April 11, 2010. Alumni, prospective students, and friends of BLSA are welcome to attend.
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Notre Dame Professor of Law Mary Ellen O’Connell disagrees with the Obama administration’s rationale for the use of drone strikes to target enemy combatants.
The American College of Bankruptcy selected 3L Ryan Dattilo as the 7th Circuit’s 2010 Distinguished Bankruptcy Law Student. Along with four distinguished students from other judicial circuits, Dattilo was an honoree of the College at its annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
We are excited to have the opportunity to host this year’s reunion classes in the beautiful Eck Hall of Law and the newly expanded and renovated Biolchini Hall during Reunion 2010 this spring! The weekend is sure to be one to remember.
ND Law Professor John Nagle talks to WSBT radio about the constitutionality of the new health care law.
Notre Dame Law School’s International Law Society presents its first annual symposium titled “Reflections on a Global Crisis: Current Issues in International Law and Economics” on Friday, April 9 at 1:00 p.m. in Eck Hall of Law.
Jeremy Waldron, University Professor at New York University School of Law, will deliver the keynote lecture for the 2010 Natural Law Institute at Notre Dame Law School (NDLS).
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).
On March 25, Mary Ellen O’Connell will begin a two-year term as Vice President of the American Society of International Law. The American Society of International Law (ASIL) is the leading organization for the promotion and study of international law in the world.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently published an op-ed by Notre Dame Associate Professor of Law Lloyd Hitoshi Mayer (along with attorney Brendan M. Wilson) about the need for more effective governmental oversight of charitable organizations.
As President Obama considers a recommendation to reverse the decision to prosecute Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, in a civilian court and instead try him in a military tribunal, legal questions from both parties continue to cloud the issue.
Unique in size and scope, Notre Dame Law School’s Summer Stipend Program allows more than 100 students each year to pursue legal work with a public service component, providing them with valuable skills, contacts, and experience.
When Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India made an official state visit to the White House in November 2009, Notre Dame Law School alumnus Manish Antani was there.
Daniel Philpott, associate professor of political science and peace studies at Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute, will deliver a talk titled “After Atrocity: Reconciliation as a Vision for Dealing With Past Injustices” on Monday, March 1.
The Notre Dame Law Association (NDLA) Board of Directors requests nominations for alumni representatives to fill upcoming vacancies in the following regions:
“Understanding international law is, as a practical matter, a necessity for being a good, competent, able, creative lawyer regardless of what field of law you’re practicing in, period,” says Notre Dame Associate Professor of Law Paolo Carozza.
Notre Dame Professor of Law Richard Garnett joins a distinguished panel of scholars next week (Feb. 25-26) for a conference titled “Public and Private: Feminism, Marriage, and Family in Political Thought and Contemporary Life” at the University of Chicago.
Notre Dame Law School Dean Nell Newton and Notre Dame Professor of Law and Associate Dean Peg Brinig extended a warm welcome to Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of the Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese at a reception in the University’s Main Building.
“Students who come to London do so because they appreciate the increasingly global aspects of practicing law in the United States,” explains Programme Director Geoffrey Bennett.
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.
The phrase “all the world’s a stage” became particularly relevant to a group of law and theology students taking Notre Dame Professor of Law and Professor of Theology M. Cathleen Kaveny’s seminar titled Faith, Morality, and the Law. The class met with performers from Tim Robbins’ The Actors’ Gang, a Los Angeles theatre troupe on campus to perform “The Trial of the Catonsville Nine.”
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer recently appointed Notre Dame Law School alumnus Christopher Coury to the Maricopa County (Ariz.) Superior Court.
A January 28, 2010 post on The Huffington Post online praises Notre Dame’s Haiti Program and its efforts to combat the disease lymphatic filariasis. One of the Program’s leaders is Jean-Marc Brissau, who earned an LL.M. degree from the Notre Dame Law School’s Center for Civil and Human Rights.
Professor Jay Kleinberg from Brunel University and Professor Carter Snead from Notre Dame University, Indiana join Jenni to discuss the issues.
Attorneys for Notre Dame Law School’s Center for Civil and Human Rights (CCHR) have submitted an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of 26 former U.S. diplomats and State Department officials.
After two weeks of fundraising for Haitian relief, the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) collected $2,300 for the cause. BLSA, which established donation centers throughout the Law School, will give the money to the American Red Cross to assist victims of the January 12 earthquake that left the nation devastated. Donors included students, faculty, staff, and student groups.…
The January 12 earthquake in Haiti rocked the world of 1969 NDLS alumnus Robert Greene. He has participated in medical missions to Haiti since 2001, and visits the impoverished nation about twice each year. He was en route to Haiti when the earthquake struck, and was forced to return home.
The European Union (EU) invited Notre Dame Professor of Law Douglass Cassel to serve as a panelist at their conference in Brussels, Belgium, January 25-26.
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.
Within two days of announcing the establishment of donation centers within the Law School for Haitian relief, the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) raised nearly $1,000 for the cause.