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ChristineVenter2191 Eck Hall of Law574.631.5216cventer@nd.eduhttp://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=902975http://www.nd.edu/~ndlaw/faculty/cv/venter_cv.pdf
  • Faculty
  • Legal Writing
  • Gender Issues in International Law
  • Human Rights in Africa
  • Human Rights Law
  • International Moot Court
  • Islamic Law: Gender & Class
  • Legal Writing
Christine Venter is the Director of the Legal Writing Program. She earned her B.A. degree from the University of Cape Town and her law degree from the University of Cape Town School of Law, where she was Editor in Chief of the Law Review. She also holds an LL.M in International Law and Human Rights (summa cum laude) from Notre Dame Law School and a J.S.D., also from NDLS. After graduation Professor Venter worked as an associate for a South African firm specializing in civil rights litigation. After relocating to the US she worked for a firm specializing in international business law, and later did legal aid work in the US. She is a member of the Legal Writing Institute, the Association of Legal Writing Directors, and is an Editor of The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute. Professor Venter teaches Legal Writing I, Legal Research and Writing II, and Gender Issues and International Law. She also teaches International Moot Court and serves as the coach to the International Moot Court team. /assets/165461/320x/venter5.10.15.jpgLAW60705, Legal Writing I LAW60707, Legal Writing II LAW73320, Gender Issues in International Law LAW75745, International Moot Court AdvocacyArticles Eliminating Fear through recreating Community: The Role of the Gacaca Courts in Rwanda, 13 Texas Wesleyan L.R 577 (2007) Analyze This: Using Taxonomies to ‘Scaffold’ Students’ Legal Thinking and Writing Skills, 57 Mercer L. Rev. 631 (2006) The New South African Constitution: Facing the Challenges of Women's Rights and Cultural Rights in Post-Apartheid South Africa, 21 J. Legis., 8 (1995) Community, Culture and Tradition: Maintaining Male Dominance in Conservative Institutions, 12 J. LAW AND RELIGION 61, (1996). Teaching Personal Responsibility, An Alternative approach to teaching Legal Ethics, 58 DUKE J. OF LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY 287 (1995) Is there a Valid Role for Customary Law in post apartheid South Africa? Occasional Paper, Center for Civil and Human Rights, Notre Dame Law School (1992) Books FORGING A NEW AFRICAN JURISPRUDENCE: RULES OF RECOGNITION, CUSTOMARY LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA (Book manuscript under submission).Director, Legal Writing ProgramDebbie SumptionCVENTER
ChristopherKeefer1100 Eck Hall of Law574.631.6627ckeefer@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct
 Christopher ("Chris") Keefer practices with the firm of Sopko, Nussbaum, Inabnit & Kaczmarek in South Bend, and concentrates his practice in the area of civil litigation. Prof. Keefer has significant experience handling complex litigation matters in both tort and commercial settings. In particular, he has handled product liability, insurance coverage, medical malpractice and general insurance defense litigation, and commercial litigation matters ranging from contract disputes to non-compete issues to complex real estate transactions. He has tried jury and bench trials in several Indiana venues, and he has assisted clients in resolving disputes in mediations, arbitrations and judicial settlement conferences. Before returning to private practice, Prof. Keefer served as corporate counsel for a leading global medical device manufacturer, where he managed its product liability litigation and insurance programs and was also involved in many other company functions including regulatory and compliance matters, contract review and drafting in various settings, sales representative training, and record retention program development. Aside from his practice, Prof. Keefer enjoys writing children's poetry, having published "Lessons from Exile" through Finishing Line Press in Georgetown, Kentucky. /assets/113145/fullsize/keefer.jpgAssistant Adjunct ProfessorRebecca WardCKEEFER
ChristopherMartin2112 Eck Hall of Law574.631.1871    Adjunct Assistant ProfessorRebecca Ward 
ChristopherO'Byrne2309 Biolchini Hall574.631.5664574.631.6371cobyrne@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Library
  • Legal Research
Christopher S. O’Byrne joined the faculty of the Kresge Law Library as a research librarian in 2006. He earned his B.A. in Classics from Reed College, an M.A. in Teaching, Latin and Classical Humanities from the University of Massachusetts, a J.D. from the University of Washington, and he completed his M.L.I.S. with a Certificate in Law Librarianship from the University of Washington in 2006. Prior to arriving at Notre Dame, Chris completed a residency at Washington University in St. Louis as a Law Library Fellow. Chris has also worked in the Reference, Technical Services, and Circulation departments of the Seattle University Law Library and the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library at the University of Washington. Chris is a member of three American Association of Law Libraries Special Interest Sections: Academic Law Libraries, Foreign Comparative and International Law, and Legal History and Rare Books. His professional interests include copyright, disability law, and Roman law. However, he is eager to work with Law School faculty and students in any area of legal, or non-legal, research. /assets/71767/original/obyrne.jpgLAW60703, Legal ResearchArticles Book Review, 14.3 LH&RB Newsl. 26 (2008) (Marcus Aurelius, "_The Meditations of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antonius_":http://www.aallnet.org/sis/lhrb/Lhrb-14-3.pdf#page=26 (James Moore & Michael Silverthorne eds., Francis Hutcheson & James Moor trans., Liberty Fund 2008) (1742)). "_Introducing Law Students to Nonlegal Databases,_":http://www.nd.edu/~ndlaw/faculty/obyrne/trends.pdf 17 Trends L. Libr. Mgmt. & Tech. 27 (2007). Law Library Newsletter Distraught Over These Departures or the End of Break?, 3.6 LAW LIB. NEWS 1 (March -€“ April 2012). ROC National Diners’ Guide 2012: A New Way to Decide Where to Eat Off Campus, 3.5 LAW LIB. NEWS 9 (Jan. -€“ Feb. 2012). Off the Shelf: Catching Up on Legal News with JURIST and U.S. Law Week, 3.5 LAW LIB. NEWS 9 (Jan. -€“ Feb. 2012). NDSurplus: File Cabinets, and Furniture, and Electronics! Oh My!, 3.5 LAW LIB. NEWS 9 (Jan. -€“ Feb. 2012). Did Wikipedia’s Blackout Leave You in the Dark?, 3.5 LAW LIB. NEWS 9 (Jan. -€“ Feb. 2012). Off the Shelf: Dodd-Frank Act Resources, 3.4 LAW LIB. NEWS 5 (Nov. -€“ Dec. 2011). Popular Magazines Now Available in the Reading Room!, 3.3 LAW LIB. NEWS 5 (Sept. -€“ Oct. 2011). Off the -Shelf- Shelves: A Review of Past Columns!, 3.1 LAW LIB. NEWS 5 (May -€“ June 2011). Summer Research Assistance!, 3.1 LAW LIB. NEWS 4 (May -€“ June 2011). It Came From -Outer Space- OLRC!, 2.6 LAW LIB. NEWS 8 (Mar. -€“ Apr. 2011). Judicial Trivia: Judge Richard A. Posner on the Bluebook, 2.6 LAW LIB. NEWS 7 (Mar. -€“ Apr. 2011). Don’t Have Time to Read Fr. Hesburgh’s Autobiography? See the DVD!, 2.5 LAW LIB. NEWS 8 (Jan. -€“ Feb. 2011). Don’t Have Time to Read The Nine? Check Out the Audiobook!, 2.4 LAW LIB. NEWS 6 (Nov. -€“ Dec. 2010). Finding Study Aids and Making Outlines, 2.4 LAW LIB. NEWS 4 (Nov. -€“ Dec. 2010). Planning on Practicing in New York?, 2.3 LAW LIB. NEWS 5 (Sept. -€“ Oct. 2010). Have Visitors or Would-be Visitors?, 2.3 LAW LIB. NEWS 8 (Sept. -€“ Oct. 2010). Is Fear of © Infringement Preventing You from Using Film Clips in Class?, 2.3 LAW LIB. NEWS 8 (Sept. -€“ Oct. 2010). (Heart)Breaking News: 19th ed. of Bluebook Now Available, 2.2 LAW LIB. NEWS 8 (July -€“ Aug. 2010). Research Assistant Resource Recap, 2.2 LAW LIB. NEWS 5 (July -€“ Aug. 2010). Off the Shelf: Top Clerkship Research Resources, 2.2 LAW LIB. NEWS 4 (July -€“ Aug. 2010). Off the Shelf: C-SPAN Video Library, 2.1 LAW LIB. NEWS 6 (May -€“ June 2010). Proximity Searching on HeinOnline, 1.6 LAW LIB. NEWS 3 (Mar. - Apr. 2010). Off the Shelf: Develop Awareness of Current Legal Issues with United States Law Week, 1.6 LAW LIB. NEWS 4 (Mar. -€“ Apr. 2010). From Google Scholar to Google SLOJ!, 1.5 LAW LIB. NEWS 3 (Jan. -€“ Feb. 2010). Off the Shelf: Catching up on Legal News with JURIST (and Other Resources)!, 1.5 LAW LIB. NEWS 4 (Jan. - Feb. 2010). Off the Shelf: Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports, 1.4 LAW LIB. NEWS 5 (Nov. -€“ Dec. 2009). Off the Shelf: Encyclopedic Alternatives to Wikipedia, 1.3 LAW LIB. NEWS 4 (Sept. -€“ Oct. 2009). Movies Available for Free 3-Day Checkout!, 1.3 LAW LIB. NEWS 5 (Sept. -€“ Oct. 2009). Resources for Research Assistants, 1.2 LAW LIB. NEWS 4 (July - Aug. 2009). Off the Shelf: Supreme Court Nomination and Confirmation Resources, 1.2 LAW LIB. NEWS 7 (July -€“ Aug. 2009). Cost-Awareness, No-Cost, and Low-Cost Legal Research, 1.1 LAW LIB. NEWS 4 (May -€“ June 2009). Off the Shelf: Introducing LexisNexis Congressional, the Sure Cure for Microfiche Melancholia!, 1.1 LAW LIB. NEWS 7 (May -€“ June 2009).Research LibrarianCOBYRNE
ChristopherRadabaugh1188 Eck Hall of Law574.631.2403cradabau@nd.edu
  • Staff
  
  • Library Information Technology
AV Assistant 
ClintBrown1188 Eck Hall of Law574.631.1674cbrown11@nd.edu
  • Staff
  
  • Library Information Technology
Network Manager 
ColinReilly1100 Eck Hall of Law574.631.6627Colin.J.Reilly.76@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct
  Adjunct Assistant ProfessorRebecca WardCREILLY5
ConradKellenberg
  • Faculty
  • Emeriti
  • Environmental Law
Conrad L. Kellenberg has been a member of the faculty of the Notre Dame Law School since 1955, becoming a full professor in 1967, and serving as director of the Neighborhood Legal Services Program from 1965 through 1967. His teaching experience includes visiting professorships at the University of East Africa (1964-65) and the University of London (1968-70). He earned his A.B. from St. John’s University in 1949 and his J.D. from Columbia University in 1952; he also studied as a graduate fellow at Yale University (1958-59). Admitted to the New York Bar in 1952, Professor Kellenberg served as a legal officer in the U.S. Air Force and engaged in private law practice in New York City from 1953 to 1955. Professor Kellenberg taught in the areas of environmental, energy, minerals, water, agricultural, land-use, public-lands, and housing and community development law. He has been a member of the International Third World Legal Studies Association since 1965. Monographs The Establishment of a University-Sponsored Neighborhood Legal Office Program in a Medium-Sized City (1967). Discrimination in the Sale, Rental and Financing of Private Housing in South Bend and Mishawaka (1963). Professor Emeritus of LawRebecca Ward 
D.SpaldingAndrew1100 Eck Hall of Law574.631.6627574.631.4197D.A.Spalding.4@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct
  LAW70911, Law of Medical MalpracticeAdjunct FacultyRebecca WardDSPALDIN
DanCory
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct
  Adjunct FacultyDCORY1