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NDLS hosts panel presentation on conscience clauses

Author: Susan Good

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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.

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Prof. Snead wins adult stem cell research grant

Author: Susan Good

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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.

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Prof. Snead recognized as an expert by Adult Stem Cell Initiative

Author: Susan Good

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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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Prof. R. Garnett in NY Times, USA Today

Author: Susan Good

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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.

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NDLS Alum Receives Humanitarian Award

Author: Susan Good

Bob Greene news

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.

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Prof. O’Connell in Belgium for armed conflict conference

Author: Susan Good

Mary Ellen Oconnell news

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.

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Two NDLS profs featured in Chicago Tribune

Author: Susan Good

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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.

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ND Expert: Direct link between rise in Taliban power and private funding

Author: Susan Good

Jimmy Gurule

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.

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Prof. Gurule Elected to Prestigious National Academy

Author: Susan Good

Jimmy Gurule

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).

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NYU’s Weiler Discusses Trial of Jesus at NDLS

Author: Susan Good

weiler news

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.

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Irish-American Exchange on Human Rights at NDLS

Author: Susan Good

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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.

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Prof. Garnett presents at Villanova on Catholic social thought and the law

Author: Susan Good

Rick Garnett fall08 news

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.”

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Prof. Bellia brings practical experience to new role

Author: Susan Good

Patricia Bellia faculty news

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.

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HIV and the Rule of Law

Author: Susan Good

HIV conference news

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.

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Prof. Mayer on Citizens United v. FEC

Author: Susan Good

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.

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Prof. Kaveny Addresses Health Care Debate in NY Times

Author: Susan Good

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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.

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