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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Author: Dennis Brown

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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HIV and the Rule of Law

Author: Susan Good

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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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Prof. Carozza and IACHR issue preliminary report on Honduras

Author: Susan Good

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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.

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Prof. Carozza Returns from Honduran Human Rights Mission

Author: Susan Good

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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.

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Prof. Nagle predicts impact of an environment-friendly federal judiciary

Author: Susan Good

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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.

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