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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...

Paolo Carozza awarded honorary doctorate

p(image-right). !/assets/232176/carozza_web.jpg(Carozza)! 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,...

Notre Dame Law Student to Present at the Sorbonne

p(image-right). !/assets/231883/martha_astor.jpg(Martha Astor)! 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...

Disciplining For-Profit Prisons with Human Trafficking Laws

An innovative use of human trafficking laws may help discipline the for-profit prison model, Notre Dame Law School Adjunct Professor Alexandra Levy told students Tuesday. Levy discussed using civil human-trafficking...

Law Symposium Examines the International Impact of Sports

A symposium on Friday at Notre Dame Law School explored the growing international impact of sports with presentations by speakers, students, and former Fighting Irish football star Raghib “Rocket” Ismail,...

Notre Dame Law School Remembers Travis McElmurry

The Notre Dame Law School community came together Wednesday evening to remember 1L Travis McElmurry, who passed away during spring break. McElmurry, 30, was from Granada Hills, Calif., and a...

Abortion Presentation Coincides with Gorsuch Hearings

p(image-right). !/assets/18205/snead_rel.jpg(O. Carter Snead)! It has become an annual tradition at Notre Dame Law School for O. Carter Snead, a professor of law and the William P. and Hazel B....

Father Mike Show Sets Attendance Record

One of Notre Dame Law School’s most popular traditions – the Father Mike Show – set a new attendance record Tuesday night. A crowd packed into Legends of Notre Dame...

Alumnus and adjunct professor opens new South Bend firm

p(image-right). !/assets/229824/rudy_monterrosa_lgfb1.jpg(Rudy Monterrosa Lgfb1)! Rodolfo “Rudy” Monterrosa, ’01 J.D. and adjunct professor at Notre Dame Law School, celebrated the grand opening of Monterrosa Law Group, LLC, on March 9, in...

Former Students Remember Tom Singer

_By Nell Jessup Newton, Joseph A. Matson Dean and Professor of Law_ I am very sorry to report that Tom Singer, a superb trial lawyer, colleague, and instructor in Notre...

Escaping Persecution and Facing Other Abuse

Immigrating to the United States isn’t easy for anyone, but it can be particularly difficult for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, a Chicago-based attorney said last while speaking to...

Should Corporate Criminal Liability Even Exist?

Should corporations face criminal punishment? Experts disagree. John Hasnas, professor of business at Georgetown University, argued against corporate criminal liability in a debate Wednesday with Jimmy Gurulé, professor of law...

NDLS to Host Data Security Conference

An NDLS Data Security Conference on Friday will focus on the legal and ethical issues in data security. The conference is cosponsored by the John J. Reilly Center and the...