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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...

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...

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 for...

Father Mike Show Coming Up on March 21

One of Notre Dame Law School’s most popular traditions is coming up later this month. The Father Mike Show – an evening of music and comedy that spotlights the Law...

Former Students Remember Tom Singer

By Nell Jessup Newton, Joseph A. Matson Dean and Professor of LawI am very sorry to report that Tom Singer, a superb trial lawyer, colleague, and instructor in Notre Dame’s...

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...