Margaret M. Foran has been elected to the Occidental Petroleum Corporation’s Board of Directors.
Pastors & Politics: Why is the IRS letting tax-exempt churches play politics? (Quotes: Lloyd Mayer) – Humanist, January 1, 2011
Professor Mary Ellen O’Connell testified December 9 at a congressional hearing on “Civil Liberties and National Security."
Notre Dame Law School is working with Harris Connect to publish a new Law Association Directory.
Professor John Copeland Nagle on NPR
Associate Dean Carozza announces new study abroad program in Milan, Italy.
Professor Julian Velasco spoke on “Shareholder Ownership and Primacy” at Queen’s University Faculty of Law in Kingston, Ontario, November 29.
Associate Professor Lloyd Hitoshi Mayer is speaking at the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) annual conference in Alexandria, Virginia, November 18 and 20.
Professors Stephen Smith and Judith Fox will be speaking at the Indiana Attorney General’s Justice Summits November 15 – 16.
Donald P. Kommers, Joseph and Elizabeth Robbie Professor of Political Science emeritus and professor of law emeritus at the University of Notre Dame, received the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany Monday (Nov. 8) at a ceremony in the office of the German Consulate in Chicago.
A two-decade tradition at Notre Dame Law School continues this academic year as Judge Saori Yamade of Japan’s Nagoya District Court and Mr. Eisaku Yokoyama, a public prosecutor from Japan’s Osaka District Prosecutor’s Office, settle into their research here as the newest participants in the law school’s visiting scholar program.
On Saturday, November 6, 2010, Professor Margaret Brinig and Professor Nicole Garnett presented their working paper “Catholic Schools and Broken Windows” at the Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS) at Yale Law School.
CCHR Assistant Director Sean O’Brien has been named a founding member of the National Lawyer’s Committee for Human Rights (NLCHR).
Professor Jimmy Gurulé was recently elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA). The Academy has been awarded a grant by the World Bank Group to evaluate the effectiveness of the Stolen Asset Recovery (StAR) initiative. Professor Gurulé was selected to serve on the panel of experts that will conduct the evaluation and submit a report to the World Bank Group and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNDOC).
Professor O’Connell delivered several lectures and participated in a panel debate on drone warfare.
While in London on October 21, Professor Mary Ellen O’Connell delivered two lectures concerning the United States’ use of unmanned aerial vehicles as weapons of war.
On October 19, Professor Emeritus Donald P. Kommers delivered a Hesburgh Lecture in Pittsburgh entitled “The Obsolescence of the U.S. Constitution.” The lecture was co-sponsored by Pittsburgh’s Notre Dame Alumni Club and the Duquesne University Law School.