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.
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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.
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.”
Changes to the Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) should more than double the total annual benefits paid out to qualifying alumni, making public service work possible for more graduates.
Notre Dame Professor of Law Patricia Bellia, the new chair of the University of Notre Dame’s Faculty Board on Athletics, has excelled at the highest levels of collegiate athletics and academics, giving her firsthand experience in her new position.
HIV and the Rule of Law: Human Rights at Home and Abroad is an international, interdisciplinary conference co-sponsored by Notre Dame Law School’s Center for Civil and Human Rights, the American Bar Association AIDS Coordinating Committee, the College of Arts and Letters, Eck Institute for Global Health, the Ford Family Program in Human Development Studies and Solidarity, and McGuireWoods LLP. Major funding has been provided by McGuireWoods LLP.
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.”
The oral argument before the Supreme Court today (Sept. 9, 2009) in Citizens United v. FEC raised the hopes of free speech advocates while dimming the prospects for campaign finance law supporters.
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.
Notre Dame Professor of Law Paolo Carozza is back on campus following a week-long fact-finding mission in Honduras. He was there as part of an Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) delegation to observe that nation’s human rights situation following a June 28 military coup that led to the ousting of Honduran President Manuel Zelaya.
Notre Dame Professor of Law Paolo Carozza returns to campus Monday, Aug. 24 following a week-long fact-finding mission in Honduras to observe the human rights situation there following a June 28 military coup that led to the ousting of Honduran President Manuel Zelaya.
Greenwire, an energy and environmental policy news service, interviewed Notre Dame Professor of Environmental Law John Nagle about how an influx of Democratic judicial appointees might impact environmental law. President Obama could significantly reshape the federal judiciary that decides a majority of environmental law cases.
Notre Dame Law School’s Intensive Trial Advocacy Program is currently underway, providing rising 2Ls and 3Ls a week-long opportunity to develop their trial practice skills and gain litigation experiences through simulated courtroom exercises. The program is led by NDLS Professor Jim Seckinger.
The Notre Dame London Law Centre recently hosted leading academics from Europe and Asia for a two-day workshop titled “Global Wrongs and Private Law Remedies and Procedures.”
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.