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NDLS LL.M. Students Win Regional Moot Court Competition and Advance to International Finals

Four Notre Dame Law School students from the LL.M. program in International Human Rights Law recently won the Americas regional round of the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition.

The team of Martins Birgelis (Latvia), Rachana Chhin (United States), Ruth Cormican (Ireland), and Jodi-Ann Quarrie (Jamaica) competed at Cardozo School of Law against several teams from across the Western Hemisphere on Jan. 25-29. They will move on to the final international round in April at Oxford University.…

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40 Years of Civil Rights Advocacy: Russell Lovell, ’66 B.B.A, to speak with NDLS Students

Russell Lovell, ’66 B.B.A., professor emeritus of law at Drake University, will speak to Notre Dame Law students about how they can make a meaningful impact on society over the course of their legal careers. Notre Dame’s Center for Civil and Human Rights will host the event at 4:00 p.m. Jan. 19, in 1130 Eck Hall of Law. Lovell’s talk will also focus on his work on civil rights legal issues.

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State and Local Government Jobs Provide Rewarding Legal Careers

Jobs in state and local government can be fulfilling legal careers that provide both a competitive salary and a great work-life balance, speakers told students at a recent talk at Notre Dame Law School as part of Public Interest Month. They encouraged students to not overlook these opportunities even if they have not thought of them as options, or know much about them.

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Racial Disparities in the Criminal Justice System


Location: 1130 Eck Hall of Law

The Rev. Richard Dalton, Senior Advisor, Religious Affairs, Office of the President, National Southern Christian Leadership Conference, has created a national organization with the goal of reducing the imbalanced treatment of minorities in the criminal justice sphere in our society.

Sponsor: BLSA

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Reception and Hesburgh Lecture featuring Fr. David T. Link in Indianapolis


Location: Barnes & Thornburg

Indianapolis alumni join Fr. Dave T. Link, The Joseph A. Matson Dean Emeritus, on February 23, as he shares insights on his prison ministry featured in “Camerado, I Give You My Hand: How a Powerful Lawyer-Turned-Priest Is Changing the Lives of Men Behind Bars”.

A reception will be held at 4:30 PM at Barnes & Thornburg followed by the lecture at 5:30 PM. The events are sponsored by the ND Lawyer Committee of the Notre Dame Club of Indianapolis.…

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Friday, February 24, 2017

Data Security Conference


Location: 2130 Eck Hall of Law, Faculty Meeting Room

Modern technology enables the collection and use of many types of data for a wide range of purposes. Many of those uses are enormously beneficial. But the era of big data comes with substantial risks to privacy, particularly as data breaches proliferate. This conference will focus on legal and ethical issues in data security, with a particular focus on institutional design and regulatory strategy.…

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