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Steve Mackey, ’76 J.D., and Riley Koval, ’16 J.D., show how fellowships give both ways

Author: Denise Wager

Steve Mackey And Riley Koval

As far back as fourth grade, Riley Koval, ’16 J.D., would write in the back of his notebooks at school, “I will attend the University of Notre Dame.”

Raised as a Fighting Irish fan, he made annual trips to Notre Dame with his family to see a football game, attend Mass, and visit the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes.…

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Program on Church, State & Society offers $10,000 Summer Fellowships

Author: Denise Wager

Notre Dame Law School’s Program on Church, State & Society will award up to four summer fellowships, in the amount of $10,000 each, to students working for a religious institution in a legal capacity for the summer of 2018.

“This is an outstanding opportunity for NDLS students to learn about religious-institutions practice and explore the many ways lawyers work at the intersection of church, state, and society,” said Richard W. Garnett, Paul J. Schierl/Fort Howard Corporation Professor and Director of the Program.…

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Law students as assistant rectors – a Notre Dame Law School tradition

Author: Amanda Gray

It was 1987 when John McCabe returned to Alumni Hall, across Main Circle from the Law School.

McCabe, ’86, ’89 J.D., had lived in Alumni as an undergraduate, but was too busy in those days as a member of the Fighting Irish football team to spend much time enjoying dorm life. When he returned as an assistant rector during law school, he had another opportunity to experience the residential life that makes Notre Dame unique.

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Michael Hagerty, '13 J.D., is fighting for unaccompanied immigrant children

Author: Denise Wager

After his first year as a law student, Michael Hagerty, ’13 J.D., spent his summer hiking the desert trails of the U.S.-Mexico border.

As a research assistant for Paolo Carozza, a Notre Dame Law professor and director of the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies, Hagerty was trying to better understand the challenges of migrants and the governmental and societal responses to undocumented migration.

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Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and legal scholars discuss Professor A.J. Bellia’s book

Author: Denise Wager

Aj 1 Web From left to right: Judge Debra Livingston, Judge Brett Kavanagh, Judge David Barron, Notre Dame Law Professor A.J. Bellia, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, George Washington University Law School Professor Brad Clark, Judge Sri Srinivasen, and Harvard Law Dean John Manning at a recent symposium at Georgetown University Law Center. (Photo courtesy of Georgetown University Law Center)…

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Professor Jay Tidmarsh's family featured in Wall Street Journal

Author: Notre Dame Law School

The Wall Street Journal published a feature article about Green Bridge Growers in the newspaper’s Monday edition.

Notre Dame Law Professor Jay Tidmarsh’s wife, Jan Pilarski, and their son, Chris Tidmarsh, started Green Bridge Growers to employ people with autism while supplying fresh produce and flowers to South Bend-area businesses.…

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In Memoriam: Robert F. Biolchini

Author: Dean Nell Jessup Newton

I am very sorry to report that Robert F. Biolchini, a trustee and generous benefactor of the Law School, passed away November 8 in Jackson Hole, Wyo. 

Bob was a 1962 Notre Dame graduate and earned his law degree from George Washington University. He was a partner with the Tulsa, Okla., law firm of Stuart, Biolchini & Turner and served as a temporary appeals judge for the Oklahoma Supreme Court. Until his retirement in 2015 he was the president and chief executive officer of PennWell Corp., a privately owned Tulsa-based media company founded in 1910 that publishes 75 international weekly and monthly business-to-business magazines and conducts more than 60 business-to-business conferences and exhibitions on six continents. He was also a director of American Business Media, the chief executive officer of Valley National Bank, Lake Bancshares, and Ameritrust. He was a captain in the U.S. Army.

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Events

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Faculty Meeting

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Location: 2130 Eck Hall of Law, Faculty Meeting Room

Faculty Meeting…

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Moot Court Board Meeting

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Location: 1310 Biolchini

This full Board meeting will address the start of the semester and discuss the programming we will offer, as well as discuss member responsibilities.…

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Notre Dame London Law at 50: Foreign Law in Real Estate Practice

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Location: University of Notre Dame in England

Pat Dore

Kicking off this year's celebrations of Notre Dame London Law at 50, Thomas Patrick Dore Jr. (Notre Dame Law School, Davis Polk Real Estate Group) discusses 'The Importance of Foreign Law in Real Estate Practice: Lessons from the United Kingdom and the United States'.

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Monday, February 5, 2018

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

2018 State of the Law School Address

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Location: McCartan Courtroom & Eck Commons

2018 State of the Law School Address, with Dean Nell Newton. Topics of interest straight from the Dean. Come join us for the address in the Courtroom and a dessert reception in the Commons afterwards.…

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Faculty Meeting

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Location: 2130 Eck Hall of Law, Faculty Meeting Room

Faculty Meeting…

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