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Two NDLS Grads Join the Federal Bench

December saw two Notre Dame Law School grads confirmed to the federal bench. Double Domer Jack Blakey, ’88 B.A., ’92 J.D., was confirmed to the U.S. District Court for the...

Prof. Doug Kmiec donates book

Prof. Kmiec donated a copy of his book, “Lift Up Your Hearts” to the Kresge Law Library. Doug Kmiec was a member of the NDLS faculty from 1980-99.

ND Experts: Courts should resist 'overcriminalization'

University of Notre Dame law professors Stephen Smith and Richard Garnett are encouraged that Supreme Court justices seem to endorse arguments they have made in a friend-of-the-court brief in the...

Notre Dame Honors Professor Tidmarsh

The University honored NDLS Professor Jay Tidmarsh as a 2014 Featured Faculty during the third quarter of the North Carolina football game October 11. He was recognized during the second...

In memoriam: James F. Smith, ’89 J.D.

Brigadier General James Smith passed away on September 29, 2014 from cancer complications at the age of 54. Jim was married to Jennifer O’Leary Smith, ’89 J.D. Upon his retirement...

Notre Dame Law in D.C. Set for Spring Launch

Janet Laybold Assistant Dean for Graduate and Strategic Initiatives The Law School is launching a Notre Dame Law in D.C. externship program for Spring 2015 and Spring 2016, Dean Nell...

Loan Repayment Program Disburses $1 Million

Notre Dame Law School’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) has now disbursed $1 million to NDLS graduates, according to Dean Nell Jessup Newton.

NDLS and CCHR welcome Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor

Notre Dame Law School and the Center for Civil and Human Rights are pleased to welcome Judge Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor, Judge of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, who will...

Welcome Back (August 25, 2014)

Dear students,On behalf of all faculty and staff: Welcome back to NDLS! As we start a new academic year, here is an update on new people, programs, and activities at...