Events

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Thursday, August 25, 2016

"The Big Short" - Showing, Panel Discussion & Reception

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Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to—the global collapse of the economy—they had an idea: “The Big Short.” Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking. Panel discussion and reception to follow screening featuring Judith Fox, clinical professor of law, and Georges Enderle, John T. Ryan professor of international business ethics. $4-$7.…

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Friday, August 26, 2016

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

SBA 1L Election Meeting

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Location: 3140 Eck Hall of Law

Mandatory meeting for 1Ls interested in running for honor council/class representative positions and for 3L interested in running for honor council representative.…

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Friday, September 2, 2016

SBA 1L Election Meeting

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Location: 3140 Eck Hall of Law

Mandatory meeting for 1Ls interested in running for honor council/class representative positions and for 3L interested in running for honor council representative.…

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Saturday, September 3, 2016

St. Joseph River Cleanup & East Race Rafting

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Location: Downtown South Bend

ELS is hosting a St. Joseph River Cleanup & East Race Rafting event on Saturday, Sept. 3. We will be going to four to five parks along the river from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to pick up litter that has accumulated over the summer. Afterwards, we’ll head to the East Race in downtown South Bend to go rafting. Lunch will be provided and admission to the East Race will be paid for up to 20 volunteers.…

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Mandatory Meeting for Spring London Law Students

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Location: 1310 Biolchini

This is a mandatory meeting for all law students who will be attending London during the spring semester. The purpose of the meeting will be to meet with members of our London team—Tom Guinan, Judy Hutchinson, and Nick Brill—to discuss internships, immigration, and housing. Geoffrey Bennett and Roger Alford will be joining the meeting by video conference. The meeting will be held at 12:30 in Room 1310 and lunch will be served.…

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Friday, September 16, 2016

Constitution Day

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Location: 1130 Eck Hall of Law, Notre Dame Law School

Judge Amul Thapar

The Program on Constitutional Structure will host a Constitution Day lecture at NDLS with speaker Judge Amul Thapar, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Fifteen Years After the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks: Reassessing the Nature of the Threat and Response to Global Terrorism

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Location: McCartan Courtroom

Notre Dame Law School, in conjunction with the Keough School of Global Affairs, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, and Notre Dame International Security Center, is hosting a conference entitled: “Fifteen Years After the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks: Reassessing the Nature of the Threat of International Terrorism and the Domestic and Global Response.”…

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Friday, September 23, 2016

Deconstructing Legal Analysis with Professor Peter Wendel

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Location: McCartan Courtroom

Please join PAD and BLSA for an event with Pepperdine Law Professor Peter Wendel, author of Deconstructing Legal Analysis: A 1L Primer, as he returns to deliver his annual lecture on abstract legal thinking. The lecture will be tailored to suggest adjustments that students can make to their class-preparation, outlining, exam-preparation, and exam-writing techniques to improve their law school performance.…

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Friday, September 30, 2016

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Suing the Government is a Growth Industry

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Location: 1130 Eck Hall of Law

Suing the Government Is a Growth Industry: How to make the most from your law degree (and your life) with a career in public-interest law.

Sometimes law students are told they have two options: a miserable life earning decent money at a law firm, or a rewarding job coupled with a vow of poverty. This isn’t true. On October 4, Bob McNamara, a senior attorney with the Institute for Justice, will discuss his public-interest career and steps you can take to have a career at IJ. Matt Davis, a 3L who spent his last summer working at IJ will talk as well. The Institute for Justice, the nation’s leading libertarian public-interest law firm, offers the best of both worlds: cutting-edge constitutional litigation on issues that actually matter to real people, combined with competitive pay. Sound interesting? Learn what steps you can take now to put yourself on a path to litigating the kind of cases you read about in the newspaper and your casebooks.…

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Public Interest Month Kick-Off

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Location: Eck Hall of Law

Public Interest Month Kick-Off Talk and Reception: Create Your Own Job Through the Shaffer and Bank of America Foundation Fellowships

5:45 – 7:45 p.m. McCartan Courtroom
7:30 – 9:00 p.m. Eck Commons

Shaffer Fellows, Audra Passinault and Jessica Binzoni, and Bank of America Foundation Fellows, Jason Sethen and Rachael Winkler, will speak about how they created their own public interest job opportunities through the Shaffer and BOAF

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Monday, October 10, 2016

Integrating Public Interest Into Private Practice

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Location: 1130 Eck Hall of Law

Two partners in private practice, who have integrated pro bono work into their careers and Sara Gilloon, a non-profit attorney at Family Defense Center, who transitioned there by integrating pro bono work into her big law career, will speak about how to integrate public interest work into a private practice career.…

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Create Your Dream Public Interest Job

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Location: 1310 Biolchini

Create Your Dream Public Interest Job Through Fellowships and the Bridge to Practice Program.

Dory Mitros Durham, a former Skadden fellow and Zenaida Alonzo, a former EJW fellow will speak on campus about how they created their public interest dream careers through their fellowship projects. 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.…

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Thursday, October 13, 2016

Launch Your Public Interest Career in Chicago

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Location: 1310 Biolchini

Launch Your Public Interest Career in Chicago Through The Public Interest Law Initiative.

Michael Bergmann, Executive Director of the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI), Carlos Cisneros-Vilchis, Summer 2016 PILI Intern at LAF, and an ND alumni PILI Fellow, will discuss great opportunities to work with PILI

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Careers in State & Local Government

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Location: 1310 Biolchini

Anne McKeon, Illinois Commerce Commission; Mike Chopp, Illinois Attorney General; Alexandra Iorio, 1L summer at Chicago Public Schools, and other attorneys in state and local government will talk about career paths in state and local government and what their day-to-day lives are like.

Co-sponsored: Black Law Students Association…

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Friday, November 11, 2016

2016 Notre Dame Law Review Symposium

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Location: McCartan Courtroom

Annual Notre Dame Law Review Symposium.

The Symposium will examine the increasing prevalence of overlapping intellectual property rights. Panels of leading academics and distinguished practitioners will address, among other issues, how the domains of various forms of intellectual property are defined, how claiming identifies the boundaries of particular inventions or works and impacts the extent of overlap, the relationship between administrative procedures and civil litigation, and the role of territoriality in protection and enforcement.…

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Saturday, November 12, 2016

2016 Notre Dame Law Review Symposium

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Location: McCartan Courtroom

Annual Notre Dame Law Review Symposium.

The Symposium will examine the increasing prevalence of overlapping intellectual property rights. Panels of leading academics and distinguished practitioners will address, among other issues, how the domains of various forms of intellectual property are defined, how claiming identifies the boundaries of particular inventions or works and impacts the extent of overlap, the relationship between administrative procedures and civil litigation, and the role of territoriality in protection and enforcement.…

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Sunday, November 13, 2016