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ND Alum Talks to Law Students about Bioethics

With any technology, there are limits to what’s possible and limits to what’s moral. Nikolas T. Nikas, the co-founder, president, and general counsel of the Bioethics Defense Fund, told students...

Alums Talk to LGBT Forum about Diversity in the Legal Profession

Two NDLS alums, Jim Basile and Karen DeSantis, recounted the history, progress, and current issues for diverse lawyers, including racially and culturally diverse lawyers, women, and lawyers with diverse identities, while speaking Wednesday to students from...

Prosecutor Describes Work for NDLS Students

Students received a first-hand look at prosecutorial duties on Tuesday from Joel Williams, Elkhart County chief deputy prosecuting attorney and Notre Dame Law School adjunct faculty member.

Does a Free Society Need Anti-Discrimination Laws?

Are anti-discrimination laws essential to freedom, or hostile to freedom? That’s the question two legal experts explored and debated Friday during a luncheon presented by the Potenziani Program in Constitutional...

Notre Dame Alum Talks about Defending the Unpopular

Last year, a headline in The Wall Street Journal called Thomas Durkin, ’68 A.B., “a terror suspect’s best hope in court.”Durkin, a Chicago-based criminal defense attorney, spoke Monday at Notre...

Paolo Carozza awarded honorary doctorate

Pázmány Péter Catholic University awarded an honorary doctorate to Paolo Carozza, director of the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies and law professor at Notre Dame Law School, on March...

Notre Dame Law Student to Present at the Sorbonne

Martha Astor’s passion for education guided her to law school.Astor, 1L, spent the first phase of her career teaching pedagogy at Northern Arizona University, where she earned her bachelor’s and...