“I am fortunate that my professors refuse to allow classes to focus on the nuts and bolts of black letter law or merely memorizing the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure or Evidence. I am constantly challenged to examine the policy underlying a particular set of rules or the societal implications of judges’ decisions.”
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Notre Dame Law School alumnus Brian T. Moynihan ’84 has risen through the ranks at Bank of America, and was just elected CEO by the company’s board of directors. Previously, Moynihan served as BofA’s President of Global Banking & Wealth Management.
Notre Dame Assistant Professor of Law Sean O’Brien will take part in the ISBA’s 2009 midyear meeting in Chicago, during which the Diversity Leadership Council will present a special program in honor President Obama’s “Call to Service” and International Human Rights Day – Lincoln’s Legacy: Lawyers Who Protect Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.
Tonight, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Notre Dame Hammes Bookstore, Notre Dame Professor of Law Nicole Garnett will speak about her new book, Ordering the City: Land Use, Policing and the Restoration of Urban America (Yale University Press, 2009).
A recent panel discussion at the Law School concerned how Catholic teaching and tradition, scholarship and legal developments might inform efforts to protect the rights of conscience of health workers, pregnant women, taxpayers and other citizens
Douglass Cassel, Notre Dame Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil and Human Rights at the Law School, will lead the human rights panel discussions for the Transatlantic Strategy Forum in Brussels, Belgium.
A panel discussion titled “What Would a Good Conscience Clause Look Like? A Catholic University’s Perspective” will be held Dec. 3 (Thursday) at 12:30 p.m. in the Patrick F. McCartan Courtroom of the University of Notre Dame’s Eck Hall of Law.
Notre Dame Professor of Law John Nagle spends Thursday afternoons in the classroom. That’s not unusual for a University professor—except that his classroom is at Covenant Christian School, and his students are in grades 5-8.
Notre Dame Associate Professor of Law O. Carter Snead, along with Professor Philip Sloan in Notre Dame’s Program of Liberal Studies and Graduate Program in History and Philosophy of Science, was awarded a $50,000 seed grant from the University’s Initiative in Adult Stem Cell Research and Ethics.
The Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture invited Professor of Law Rick Garnett to speak at the Center’s 10th annual fall conference, “The Summons of Freedom: Virtue, Sacrifice, and the Common Good.”
It is one of the world’s most contentious debates, and Notre Dame law professor Carter Snead—along with seven other colleagues drawn from Notre Dame’s Colleges of Science, Engineering, and Arts and Letters — is at the heart of it as an expert on the University’s newly formed Initiative on Adult Stem Cell Research and Ethics.
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Reuters news service interviewed Notre Dame Professor of Law Lloyd Hitoshi Mayer about the legitimacy of a medical tourism nonprofit organization set up by a couple who also owns and runs a related for-profit company.
Return democracy to Honduras
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.
Notre Dame Law Professor Doug Cassel, Director of the Center for Civil and Human Rights, continues to be a leading voice in the national and international debate over the recent coup d’etat in Honduras.
Notre Dame Law Professor Sean O’Brien will deliver the 2009 Hesburgh Lecture for the Notre Dame Club of Houston on October 27, 2009 at 7 p.m.
On Friday, October 16, the Notre Dame Law Association (NDLA) Board of Directors honored Notre Dame Law alum and longtime NDLA Board member Robert Michael Greene with the Father William Lewers, C.S.C. Award.
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, will speak at the 10th annual Bruges Colloquium in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday, Oct. 22.
Since there have been relatively few cases like this in U.S. courts, University of Notre Dame law professor Patricia Bellia said there is a strong probability the court proceeding will become an important part of emerging case law. “Notre Dame Law School Prof. Lisa Casey has some advice for obtaining justice in the latest corporate crime wave: Don’t wait for the Supreme Court.
The Taliban are in much stronger financial shape than al Qaeda, and their emergence over the last two years as a formidable military force is directly tied to funding by private benefactors, according to Jimmy Gurulé, University of Notre Dame professor of law and one of the world’s leading experts on terrorist financing.
University of Notre Dame Professor of Law Jimmy Gurulé will join the ranks of former Cabinet officials and other distinguished national leaders—including former Secretary of State Colin Powell, former Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala, former Attorneys General Edwin Meese III and Dick Thornburgh, and former Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neil—as a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA).
New York University Professor Joseph Weiler, one of the most distinguished scholars of European law worldwide, will present “Learning From the Teaching(s) of the Trial of Jesus” on Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 5 p.m. in the Patrick F. McCartan Courtroom at Notre Dame Law School.
Notre Dame Law School will host the inaugural “Irish-American Exchange on Human Rights” on campus, October 9-10, 2009. The event will bring together faculty and students from two of the world’s leading institutions of human rights education—the Center for Civil and Human Rights at Notre Dame Law School, and the Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland-Galway—for a series of presentations and responses on human rights issues of the day.
Notre Dame Law School will host the Midwestern Law & Economics Association (MLEA) annual meeting on October 9-10, 2009 at Eck Hall of Law.
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, will speak at Friday’s (Oct. 2) annual conference of the Security and Defence Forum centres.
This coming weekend, University of Notre Dame Professor of Law and Associate Dean Richard Garnett will participate in a conference at Yale Law School titled “The Constitution in 2020.”
On most Fridays during the academic year, Notre Dame Law School hosts prominent legal scholars for its Guest Colloquia Series.
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.
University of Notre Dame Professor of Law and Associate Dean Richard Garnett will present at the Joseph T. McCullen, Jr. Symposium on Catholic Social Thought and the Law at Villanova University School of Law on Saturday, Sept. 26. He will sit on a panel of legal scholars discussing “Courses on Catholic Social Thought and the Law.”