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Dean Newton will speak with 1Ls about outlining guidelines, tips, and suggestions at 3:30 p.m. in the McCartan Courtroom.
When most people frame the debate about regulating marijuana for recreational or medical use, they only consider two options: legalize the drug or ban it. But Robert Mikos, professor of law at Vanderbilt Law School, argued this week that there are actually a variety of options between the two extremes. At a Notre Dame Law School forum, he questioned evaluating the stigma and punishment doled out to low-level marijuana users and expanding the types of conditions permitted for medical use.…
Notre Dame Law School is pleased to announce the generous donation from alumna JoAnn Chávez, ’86, ’90, J.D., to establish the Chávez Family Law Fellowship to benefit Hispanic students at Notre Dame Law School.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
IPLS will give a presentation discussing what the patent bar is, how to register and apply to take the exam, and the process for how to best study for and pass the exam.
Speaker : Jeff Schmidt
Dean Newton will speak with 1Ls about outlining guidelines, tips, and suggestions.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Mr. Clint Bolick, Esq. will deliver remarks on School Choice followed by Q&A session.
Sponsor: Federalist Society
Mr. Buttigieg will discuss his experience as Mayor of South Bend and the challenges he has encountered in his position. The conversation will close with a discussion of his vision for the city and a Q & A. Sponsor : ACS
Public Interest Fellowship Season: Your Public Interest and Government OCI Equivalent
Dory Mitros Durham, a former Skadden fellow and Zenaida Alonzo, a former EJW fellow will speak on campus about their public interest projects. April Kentala will discuss how through persistence, leveraging her work in the bridge-to-practice program, and networking in the Chicago public interest community, she eventually got an in at her dream job- the Chicago Public Defender. Dory created a project at the Indiana Legal Services where her work centered on assisting immigrant victims of crimes or other forms of exploitation. Zenaida partnered with the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless creating a mobile kid-friendly legal aid clinic. Co-Sponsored by WLF, Hispanic Law Students Association, and PILF
CHIPOTLE will be served!
Lunch will be provided to those that RSVP! http://bit.ly/1q9cPGd
Notre Dame Law alumni, professors, and current students, will be speaking to students about beginning a career in London and internship opportunities there. Panel will be in London and will need to use video conferencing. Sponsor : International Law Society…
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