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CDO: Suing the Government is a Growth Industry: How to make the most from your law degree with a career in public-interest law is at 12:30 p.m. in Room 1130.


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.

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Friday, October 9, 2015

How to Have a Successful Career in Local Government Practice


Location: Room 1130

Don Storino, a Notre Dame alumnus and senior partner at Storino, Ramello & Durkin, will be speaking to students about his local government practice. Mr. Storino’s firm is considered one of the leading municipal law firms in the Chicagoland area, and he will share his experience representing local governments and municipalities.
Lunch will be provided to those that RSVP via Symplicity.

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Monday, October 12, 2015

CDO: Starting Your Public Interest Career on the Right Foot: Your Summer Public Interest Job


Location: Room 1310

Public Interest Fellowship Season: Your Public Interest and Government OCI Equivalent
3Ls Christina Jones (DOJ and Legal Aid Society of San Francisco) and Kat Brown (Orange County District Attorney’s Office) and 2L Kathleen Wood (Animal Welfare Institute) will discuss their summer public interest jobs and how they will leverage their summer jobs to launch their public interest careers going forward.
Co-sponsored by PILF, FPAC, WLF, and Legal Voices for Children & Youth

Lunch will be provided to those that RSVP via Symplicity.

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

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Sports Law Blog Contributor: Ed Edmonds

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Nonprofit Law Prof Blog Contributor: Lloyd Mayer

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

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Notice and Comment Blog Contributor: Bruce Huber