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Prof. Camacho on Assisted Migration in Journal Nature

Notre Dame Law Professor Alejandro Camacho tells Nature-an international weekly journal of science-that the legal implication of assisted migration are immense. Assisted migration is the relocation of species threatened by...

CCHR Post-doc Discusses Human Rights in Sudan

On Monday, Sept. 15, Muthee Kiunga, a post-doctoral research associate for Notre Dame Law School’s Center for Civil and Human Rights (CCHR) will present “Beyond Darfur: Conflict and Human Rights...

International Conference Honors Emeriti Prof. Don Kommers

Scholars, jurists, and advocates from around the globe will gather at the University of Notre Dame to discuss “Church-State Relations and Religious Liberties: Comparative Perspectives” on September 22-23, 2008.

Professor O’Connell extols international law

The reaction of the United States to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, particularly the authorization of torture and secret detention, has greatly depleted the power of already strained international...

Teaching China to Count

The Olympics have concluded to acclaim for China’s global leadership role, celebration of China winning the most gold medals, and new reports that China has extended its global lead in...

Prof. Snead to Present at Neuroscience Symposium

Notre Dame Law School Professor O. Carter Snead will join professors from Yale, Stanford, and Harvard for the Sept. 25-26 Neuroscience, Law and Government Symposium at the University of Akron...

Prof. Snead Attends Council of Europe Meeting

This summer, Notre Dame Law Professor Carter Snead participated in the Council of Europe’s Steering Committee on Bioethics (CDBI) in Strasbourg, France. The committee held discussions regarding:

Russian Newspapers Quote Prof. Blakey on RICO

Notre Dame Law School Professor G. Robert Blakey, author of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), advised a Russian court that Moscow Arbitration Court does have jurisdiction in...

CCHR Graduate Profiled in Notre Dame Magazine

Mario Domingo ’08 LL.M. has done what no other Guatemalan has ever accomplished: he put Guatemalan military officers behind bars for human rights violations. His work and his life are...

Prof. O’Connell Reacts to ICJ Order re: Medellín

Professor Mary Ellen O’Connell—an international law specialist who has written specifically on the enforcement of World Court judgments—says it is vital that the United States comply with the July 16,...

Prof. Tidmarsh's Book Cited in Supreme Court Case

“…Petitioners suggest that the litigation here simply represents an effort by the aggregators and the payphone operators to circumvent Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23’s class-action requirements. But we do...

IRS Rules Loan Repayment Assistance $$ Not Taxable

On Friday, June 20, 2008, the Internal Revenue Service ruled that amounts forgiven under law schools’ Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAP) including Notre Dame’s generally will not be treated as...

Prof. Gurulé Educates L.A. Cops on Counter-Terrorism

Notre Dame Law Professor Jimmy Gurulé, an internationally known expert in the field of international criminal law—specifically, terrorism, terrorist financing, and anti-money laundering—led a class on terrorist financing for a...

NDLS Alum Honored by Law Firm

Nicole Tlachac, a 2008 graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School, received the 2008 Arthur A. May Award from the law firm of May Oberfell Lorber.Named for the...

Thomas Honored With Excellence Award

Joseph W. Thomas, the head of technical services at the Kresge Law Library, was honored with the Rev. Paul J. Foik, C.S.C., excellence award at the annual Notre Dame President’s...

Prof. O'Connell Debates Response to Burma Crisis

On May 16, 2008, Notre Dame Law School Professor Mary Ellen O’Connell appeared on The Agenda with Steve Paikin, a current affairs program produced by Canadian broadcaster TVO, to debate...

Professor of the Year Commencement Address

You have heard several wonderful messages today: Be noble in this profession, lead integrated lives, pursue justice. I am not going to repeat them. Surely they resonate deeply with you....