Professor Sean O’Brien is participating in the training of North African human rights lawyers this week in Tunis, Tunisia.
Notre Dame Law School faculty, staff, and students have been congratulating Professor Vincent Rougeau this week on being appointed the next dean of Boston College Law School. The highly regarded professor of contracts, real estate transactions, and Catholic social thought will be assuming his new post this summer.
Second-year student Harrison St. Germain has been awarded the Peter Lardy Memorial Fellowship for the 2011-12 academic year.
For more than 40 years, the Notre Dame Law School has offered second-year law students in good standing an opportunity to study in London. Now beginning in 2011-2011, 2L students may choose between a one-semester or full-year option and 3L students will be able to enroll in the London Program in the fall semester. The Notre Dame London Law Center, centrally located in Trafalgar Square, also offers a five week summer program from late May to early August prior to the 2L school year.…
Professor Joseph P. Bauer taught a mini-course in American Antitrust Law to a Competition Law class at Hong Kong University March 7 – March 17. The students were a mixture of practitioners, government officials, and LL.B. and LL.M. students.
A roundtable conference at the law school March 25 considered the latest leading scholarship in the field of Separation of Powers. Conference papers addressed separation of powers theory, executive power, and administrative law. The daylong program was hosted by Professor Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and sponsored by the Notre Dame Program in Constitutional Structure and Design.
The Notre Dame Law School Spring 2011 Symposium, “Corporate Governance and Business Ethics in a Post-Crisis World” will be held on Friday April 1 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Notre Dame’s Eck Hall of Law.
Notre Dame Law School co-sponsored a public lecture on “Trafficking, Prostitution & Inequality.”
Professor Michael Jenuwine hosted the Indiana Adult Guardianship State Task Force retreat at the Law School March 19.
U.S. Department of Justice attorney Conor Dugan, ’03 J.D., recently represented the United States when it participated in oral arguments as amicus curiae in the Ninth Circuit case, Khatib v. County of Orange. The court, sitting en banc to review an earlier Ninth Circuit panel decision, ruled 11-0 in favor of a Muslim woman’s right to bring a lawsuit accusing her Southern California jailers of violating her religious freedom by ordering her to take off her head scarf in a courthouse holding cell.
Jeff Larson used RNC piggy bank to pay friends; Did use of charitable donations violate federal election law? (Quotes: Lloyd Mayer) – City Pages (Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN) – March 16, 2011
Forbes Magazine notes that while starting pay is important for lawyers, “more important is mid-career compensation.”
The Notre Dame Law Association (NDLA) Board of Directors will hold its Spring 2011 meeting on Friday, April 8th. The board represents more than 8,000 Notre Dame Lawyers throughout the world and includes 16 regional and one at-large representative covering 18 regions of the country. Membership includes a president, president-elect, and three Alumni Association affinity group representatives, serving on behalf of Asian-Pacific alumni, Black alumni, and Hispanic alumni. Past-presidents serve as executive advisory board members.…