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Klau family gift endows Center for Civil and Human Rights
The Klau Center, in partnership with Notre Dame Law School, supports the education and professional formation of human rights lawyers. The center also teaches graduate and undergraduate students in the Keough...
Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim speaks at ND Law School
The federal government's top antitrust official visited Notre Dame Law School on Friday, August 31. Makan Delrahim, assistant attorney general for the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, spoke...
Notre Dame Law student named Ms. JD Fellow
Ms. JD Fellows are selected based on academic performance, leadership, and dedication to advancing the status of women in the profession.
Community Development Clinic helps revitalize South Bend neighborhood
When South Bend’s Near Northwest Neighborhood Inc. decided to open a volunteer-run, pay-it-forward coffee shop a few years ago, they turned to Notre Dame Law School’s Community Development Clinic for...
Dean Newton's fall 2018 welcome letter to students
Dear students, Welcome back to school, 2Ls and 3Ls, and a special welcome to the 1L class. First, I want to thank you so much for your support and understanding...
In Memoriam: Anne Christine Hamilton
Our beloved colleague and longtime Law School registrar, Anne Christine Hamilton, died August 17 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka, Indiana, surrounded by her family. I am told...
IP and Entrepreneurship Clinic secures patent for Notre Dame alum
Yifan Wang ’15 M.F.A. arrived at the University of Notre Dame with an idea for a low-cost way to make smartphone cases. Thanks to the Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic at...
Clinical Law Center interns reflect on summer experiences
The Notre Dame Clinical Law Center is the Law School's teaching law office. It consists of five clinics that provide free legal services to the community while enabling students to engage in the...
ND Law School mourns the death of Registrar Anne Hamilton
It is with deep sorrow that Notre Dame Law School announces the passing of our beloved registrar, Anne Hamilton. She passed away Friday evening, surrounded by her family. The family...
Laura Wolk ’16 J.D. to clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas
Laura Wolk, a member of Notre Dame Law School’s Class of 2016, will serve as a clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas during the 2019 term.
Bray and Hobbins’ Genesis 1-11 receives praise
Notre Dame Law Professor Sam Bray recently received several notable reviews for his work, Genesis 1-11: A New Old Translation for Readers, Scholars, and Translators, which he co-authored last year...
3L Kendra Key presents at Indiana Legal Education Conclave
One of Notre Dame Law School’s students made a presentation this summer at the 2018 Indiana Legal Education Conclave. Rising third-year student Kendra Key reported on “Building Bridges to Special...
3L Kristine Craig co-authors article in California law publication
Kristine Craig, a rising third-year student at Notre Dame Law School, co-authored an article that was published this summer in the Daily Journal, the largest legal news provider for Los...
Dean Nell Jessup Newton to step down in 2019
Joseph A. Matson Dean and Professor of Law Nell Jessup Newton will conclude her tenure as dean of Notre Dame Law School on June 30, 2019, after 10 years of...
Notre Dame spotlights James Cheney '18 J.D. for work at Clinical Law Center
The University of Notre Dame recently highlighted James Cheney '18 J.D. for his work at Notre Dame Law School's Economic Justice Clinic.
Notre Dame Law's Roger Alford speaks at policy forum in Beijing
Since being appointed deputy assistant attorney general for international affairs with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, Alford has made speeches in Brazil, China, Germany, Mexico, South...
Notre Dame Law student selected for bankruptcy award
Dillyn Foy, a rising third-year student at Notre Dame Law School, was recently selected as one of the Distinguished Law Students who will participate in the 2018 Midwest Regional Bankruptcy...
McGuireWoods awards diversity scholarship to ND Law student
Jasmine Rasheed, a rising second-year student at Notre Dame Law School, has received a diversity scholarship award from the law firm McGuireWoods.
Terrence Way '18 J.D. named Bank of America Foundation Fellow
Terrence Way, a member of Notre Dame Law School’s Class of 2018, has been named the third Bank of America Foundation Fellow of 2018.
Professor Pojanowski's tribute to retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy
Tribute: Remembering little things that matter
From law chaplain to law student: Q&A with Father Pat Reidy
For the past two academic years, Rev. Patrick E. Reidy, C.S.C., ’08, ’13 M.Div. served Notre Dame Law School as its chaplain. This fall, he will become a law student...
Judge Elizabeth Tavitas '85, '90 J.D. named to Indiana Court of Appeals
Governor Eric Holcomb has selected Elizabeth Tavitas ‘85, ’90 J.D. to serve as a judge on the Indiana Court of Appeals, the state’s second-highest court.
Adjunct professor from ND Law nominated to be federal judge
President Donald Trump has nominated Damon R. Leichty, a partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP and an adjunct professor at Notre Dame Law School, to become a federal judge for...
Rev. Gerard Olinger, C.S.C., '01, '04 J.D., '09 M.Div. named ND's vice president for mission engagement and church affairs
Rev. Gerard J. Olinger, C.S.C., the former Notre Dame Trustee, succeeds Rev. William M. Lies, C.S.C., who has been elected provincial superior of the Congregation of Holy Cross, United States Province of Priests and Brothers.
ND Law student named to Equal Justice Works national committee
Walter Jean-Jacques, a rising second-year student at Notre Dame Law School, has been named a member of the Equal Justice Works National Advisory Committee.
3L John Karian awarded State Department language scholarship
Three University of Notre Dame graduate students and one Law School student have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships (CLS) to study critical languages abroad this summer.
ND Exoneration Project assists with filing to vacate judgment in murder case
Last spring, Keith Cooper inspired Notre Dame Law students with his story of determination to clear his name and reclaim his life after being wrongfully convicted of armed robbery in...
Class of 2018 creates first Notre Dame Law School time capsule
Notre Dame Law School’s Class of 2018 will preserve memories from their three years as law students for decades to come, thanks to a new time capsule created by the...
Notre Dame Law School celebrates Class of 2018
This past weekend, the graduates of Notre Dame Law School’s Class of 2018 celebrated their achievements, reflected on friendships built and lessons learned, and gave thanks for their many blessings.
Professors Barbara Fick and Douglass Cassel announce retirements
The Law School’s 2018 commencement ceremony on Saturday was the last for two Notre Dame Law School professors who are retiring this summer.