News and Notes

Friday, November 21 is the Prospective Student Open House. Welcome visiting students.

Rick Garnett and Steve Smith quoted in The Indiana Lawyer article SCOTUS hears case of fisherman caught in Sarbanes-Oxley on November 19.

On Friday, November 14, Jimmy Gurule delivered the keynote address at a symposium on National Security Law held at Valparaiso Law School. The symposium was sponsored by the Valparaiso University Law Review.

Ed Edmonds and Barb Fick quoted in the Observer article Wildcats await decision on unionization on November 14.

Bruce Huber was quoted in CNN article Louisiana race forcing votes on Keystone pipeline approval on November 13.

Jimmy Gurule was a guest on CNN’s “The Lead” with Jake Tapper ISIS announces new currency.

Jimmy Gurule quoted in USA Today: The small number of Islamic State terrorist designations is “deeply disturbing.” on November 13.

On November 11 to 13, Paolo Carozza attended the Catholic Muslim Forum third seminar in Rome as a Catholic delegate.

On November 13, Jimmy Gurule testified before House Financial Services Committee addressing the principal sources of ISIS funding and gives recommendations for enhancing the response by the US Treasury Department and the Department of Justice. Video Entire hearing

Ed Edmonds was a panelist at the ND Mobile Summit session Faculty Panel Discussion — “Mobile Technology in the Classroom: Helping or Hurting?” on Nov 13.

Jimmy Gurule was quoted in the International Business Times article US Veterans Sue Banks, Alleging Terrorist Connections on Nov. 12.

On November 11, Rick Garnett and Steve Smith were featured ND Experts: Courts should resist ‘overcriminalization’ on the ND Newswire page about their friend-of-the-court brief in the Yates v. United States case now being heard by the court.

On November 2, Professor Lloyd Mayer was a panelist on the WNIT show Politically Speaking: Citizens United Ruling. The episode topic was a conversation about the growing influence of special interest money in political campaigns. Watch video

Joe Bauer, Nicole Garnett, Dan Kelly, Mark McKenna, Avishalom Tor, and Steve Yelderman will participate in the LAMB Book Roundtable: Jessica Silbey—The Eureka Myth: Creators, Innovators, and Everyday Intellectual Property on November 7.

Paolo Carozza and Doug Cassel will participate in the Reforming the Inter-American Human Rights System: Reflections on the Notre Dame Event on November 5 in Washington, D.C.

John Nagle was a panelist at the 2014 U.S.- China Energy Forum on October 27.


A.J. Bellia Named First O’Toole Professor of Constitutional Law


The University of Notre Dame has appointed NDLS Professor A.J. Bellia to serve as the inaugural O’Toole Professor of Constitutional Law. This Endowed Chair is funded by a significant gift from Judge Thomas W. and Elaine S. O’Toole to support the study and teaching of constitutional law at Notre Dame Law School. Judge O’Toole, who obtained his B.A. from Notre Dame and his L.L.B. from the University of Arizona, long served with distinction on the Maricopa County Superior Court.

Notre Dame Honors Professor Tidmarsh


The University honored NDLS Professor Jay Tidmarsh as a 2014 Featured Faculty during the third quarter of the North Carolina football game October 11. He was recognized during the second half of the game in an on-field ceremony at Notre Dame Stadium and invited to enjoy the third quarter from the Notre Dame sideline.

NDLS Events

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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Monday, November 24, 2014

ND Law & Economics Workshop


Location: Room 2130

Simone M. Sepe (Arizona Law School): “The Delaware Myth and the Financial Value of Corporate Law” (with K.J. Martijn Cremers, ND Finance)
Workshop open to all NDLS.

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Friday, November 28, 2014

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Faculty Blogs

Opinio Juris Contributor: Roger Alford

Kluwer Arbitration Blog Contributor: Roger Alford

Sports Law Blog Contributor: Ed Edmonds

Mirror of Justice Contributor: Rick Garnett

Prawfsblawg Contributor: Rick Garnett

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog Contributor: Lloyd Mayer

Land Use Prof Blog Contributor: James J. Kelly, Jr.

Adams on Contract Drafting by Ken Adams