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Prof. R. Garnett in NY Times, USA Today

Rick Garnett fall08 news 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

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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Two NDLS profs featured in Chicago Tribune

scales new chapel news 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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Prof. Gurule Elected to Prestigious National Academy

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

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

irish-american-flags 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

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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Loan Repayment Assistance Program

scales new chapel news 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.

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Prof. Bellia brings practical experience to new role

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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Bellia brings practical experience to new role

Patricia Bellia

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 – and, for that matter, forehand – experience in her new position.

A Division I tennis player at Harvard University, Bellia is now a professor of law at Notre Dame Law School. She was elected to the University’s Faculty Board on Athletics in 2005 and became chair Aug. 1.

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