Leadership

Dean Nell Newton

Nell Newton

Nell Jessup Newton is the Joseph A. Matson Dean and Professor of Law at Notre Dame Law School.

She has been a leader in legal education for more than 20 years, having served on a number of committees examining legal education issues for the American Bar Association, the Association of American Law Schools, and the Law School Admission Council. She was a member of the Board of Trustees for the NALP Foundation for Law Career Research and Education from 2006 to 2018 and served as chair from 2014 to 2016.

She is a prominent scholar of Indian Law and the editor in chief of Cohen’s Handbook of Federal Indian Law, the only treatise on the subject. Read more about Dean Newton.

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