News and Notes

Professor Bruce Huber was quoted in the UtilityDive article What the Supreme Court MATS ruling means for utilities and the EPA Clean Power Plan on July 2.

Professor Rick Garnett had the op-ed When It Comes to Abolishing the Death Penalty, Who Should Decide? published in the America on June 29.

Dean Nell Jessup Newton has completed her edit of the 2015 Supplement to Cohen’s Handbook of Federal Indian Law (Nell Jessup Newton ed., 2012).

On June 26, Nell Jessup Newton and Professor Robert Jones were at the Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis to chair panels at the Indiana State Bar Association’s 2015 Legal Education Conclave.

Professor Bruce Huber’s op-ed EPA: Supreme Court ruling a setback but it won’t derail regulation of hazardous emissions has been published on Fox News Opinion on June 29.

Professor John Copeland Nagle had the op-ed What Chief Justice John Roberts and Pope Francis have in common published on CNN News on June 26.

Professor Matthew Barrett recently finished the 5th edition of his textbook, Accounting for Lawyers, co-authored with David Herwitz. The cite is:
Matthew J. Barrett & David R. Herwitz, Accounting for Lawyers (5th ed., Foundation Press 2015).

Professor Rick Garnett was quoted on the New York Times article Schools Fear Impact of Gay Marriage Ruling on Tax Status on June 24.

Professor Gerry Bradley was quoted in the Wall Street Journal Law Blog The Gay Marriage Case: How the Supreme Court Could Rule on June 23.

Professor Carter Snead was quoted in the StarTribune article Texas law could provide biggest Supreme Court abortion test in nearly 25 years on June 21.

Professor Rick Garnett is a featured ND Expert: The Supreme Court’s ‘black-letter-law freedom of speech day’

Professor Rick Garnett was quoted in the Washington Post article Supreme Court rules for Arizona church in sign ordinance case and the NPR story Justices Give Officials More Say On Cars’ Plates, Less On Roadside Signs.

Professor Bruce Huber was interviewed regarding the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta for World’s podcast Legal Docket, Dollars and Sense, the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta (subscription required)

NDLS hosts the ICLEO Summer Institute. Welcome students!

Amelia Yowell, J.D. ’11, has been selected as the 2015-2016 Supreme Court Fellow assigned to the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.


More than 170 Notre Dame Lawyers Gather in New York

Despite the stormy weather in New York City June 16, more than 170 Notre Dame Lawyers turned out for the 5th Annual NDL-NYC Reception held at the beautiful Union League Club.

Yowell Named Supreme Court Fellow


Amelia Yowell, J.D. ’11, has been selected as the 2015-2016 Supreme Court Fellow assigned to the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.

NDLS Events

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Notre Dame Lawyers of Northern California: Event Announcement


Location: Irish Times, 500 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA 94111

You are cordially invited to a summer happy hour event

Please join us along with

Dean Nell Jessup Newton
Joseph A. Matson Dean and Professor of Law

for a mid-week happy hour.
*No host bar

This is a great opportunity to reconnect and meet fellow Notre Dame alumni who are attorneys in the Bay Area.

Newly admitted and current students residing in the Bay Area for the summer are encouraged to attend.

Please RSVP by sending an e-mail to

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Sports Law Blog Contributor: Ed Edmonds

Mirror of Justice Contributor: Rick Garnett

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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