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A Message from Dean Nell Jessup Newton

Dear Alumni and Friends of Notre Dame Law School, The end of fall term, with Thanksgiving and Christmas approaching, presents an opportunity to reflect on the Law School and to...

NDLS Announces New Program of Study in IP Law

Designed to prepare students for practice in a wide variety of intellectual property-related fields, the program includes basic and advanced courses in patent, copyright, trademark and unfair competition as well...

Elite Chinese Law Schools Partner With NDLS

NDLS Dean Nell Jessup Newton has announced that new student exchange agreements have been reached with Peking University Law School and Tsinghua University School of Law.

Slate Senior Editor Dahlia Lithwick Comes to NDLS

Dahlia Lithwick, a senior editor at Slate, will be speaking on “How Have Women Changed the U.S. Supreme Court?” on Thursday November 21, 2013, from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m....

Judge Willie Lipscomb Jr. (JD ’75)

The Notre Dame Law School community has learned that Judge Willie Lipscomb Jr. died unexpectedly while winterizing his boat at his Detroit home on November 6.

Judge Kavanaugh Comes to NDLS

D.C. Circuit Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh gave the keynote address for the 2013 Notre Dame Law Review Symposium November 1 in the Patrick F. McCartan Courtroom. The presentation was sponsored...

Leading Scholars Gather at NDLS’s London Law Centre

The London Law Centre and the NDLS Program on Constitutional Structure recently brought leading scholars from the United States and United Kingdom together for a conference addressing “International Perspectives on...

Chief Judge Alex Kozinski Comes to NDLS

Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit visited the Law School October 15-16 to speak with students and faculty.

Paul Lewis BA ’80; JD ‘83

Paul M. Lewis has been appointed as special envoy for the closure of the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Lewis will begin his work at the Pentagon on Nov....

National Trial Advocacy Champions Honored

Notre Dame Law School’s American Association of Justice (AAJ) 2013 National Champion Moot Court Trial Team was honored by the Melvin M. Belli Society at a reception and dinner in...

Indiana Tax Court held in McCartan Court Room

NDLS hosted a live Tax Court session in the Patrick F. McCartan Courtroom on Wednesday, September 11. The case Union Township, St. Joseph County v. State of Indiana, Department of...

A Message from the Dean to Students

Dear students, On behalf of all faculty and staff: Welcome back, we’re delighted to see you! While I promise to try to keep my emails short and their numbers to...

Notre Dame Law School in the Loop

Notre Dame Law in Chicago is moving into recently renovated quarters in the Loop in time for the beginning of the fall semester. The program, which allows Notre Dame Law...