News and Notes

Dean Newton will speak with 1Ls about outlining guidelines, tips, and suggestions at 3:30 p.m. in the McCartan Courtroom.


Marijuana Policy, Who Should Decide?

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 Aluma JoAnn Chávez Establishes Chávez Family Law Fellowship with Generous Donation

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.

NDLS Events

Subscribe to iCal

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Patent Bar Exam informational Meeting


Location: Room 1130

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

Read More

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Create Your Dream Public Interest Job Through the Equal Justice Works and Skadden Fellowships


Location: Room 1310

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!

Read More

Crossings Cafe Twitter

Twitter Updates

Notre Dame Law School

Kresge Law Library

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

Notice and Comment Blog Contributor: Bruce Huber