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With law degree, Class of 2018’s Ashley Bowman becomes a Triple Domer
When Ashley Bowman received her J.D. on Saturday from the Law School, she became one of the rare Triple Domers with three Notre Dame degrees.
Professor Nicole Garnett addresses Holy Cross College's Class of 2018
Notre Dame Law Professor Nicole Stelle Garnett was featured as the keynote speaker Saturday during Holy Cross College’s 51st Commencement Exercises.
ND Law Professor Stephen Yelderman earns tenure
Stephen Yelderman has been granted tenure as a professor of law at Notre Dame Law School. Yelderman joined the faculty in 2013 and has taught patent law, copyright, remedies, and...
Professor Carter Snead elected as Hastings Center Fellow
Notre Dame Law Professor O. Carter Snead, the William P. and Hazel B. White Director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture, has been elected as a Fellow...
Veronica Canton, ’18 J.D., receives ABA leadership award
The American Bar Association selected a member of Notre Dame Law School’s Class of 2018 to receive one of its Leadership Recognition Awards.
Mark McKenna named a John P. Murphy Foundation Professor
Notre Dame Law School is proud to announce that Professor Mark McKenna has been appointed a John P. Murphy Foundation Professor. McKenna joins Notre Dame Law Professors Barry Cushman and...
Student-run startup wins $40,000 at McCloskey Competition
A digital media startup run by Notre Dame Law students won $40,000 in awards at the 2018 McCloskey New Venture Competition. Impowerus – an online platform that connects juvenile immigrants...
Four new professors to join ND Law School next fall
Notre Dame Law School will be welcoming four new faculty for the 2018-2019 school year: Sadie Blanchard, Samuel Bray, Emily Bremer, and Christian Burset. “It is time to add new...
Notre Dame Law School names 2018 Bank of America Fellows
Arianna Cook-Thajudeen and William Tronsor, two members of Notre Dame Law School’s Class of 2018, are this year’s Bank of America Foundation Fellows.
Notre Dame Law School names 2018 Shaffer Fellows
Ka’sha Bernard and Robert Lee, two members of Notre Dame Law School’s Class of 2018, are this year’s Thomas L. Shaffer Fellows.
Black Law Students Association honors Ndidi Massay, ’93 J.D., with alumni award
Notre Dame Law School’s Black Law Students Association honored Ndidi Massay, ’93 J.D., with the Alvin J. McKenna Alumnus of the Year Award on April 14 during BLSA’s 45th annual...
Randy Kozel visits Richmond School of Law for talk, roundtables
Notre Dame Law Professor Randy Kozel visited the University of Richmond School of Law at the end of April to deliver a lecture and participate in several roundtable discussions surrounding...
Justice Jesse Reyes receives 2017-18 Graciela Olivarez Award
Notre Dame Law School’s Hispanic Law Students Association recently honored Justice Jesse G. Reyes with the 2017-2018 Graciela Olivarez Award. The award is named for Graciela Olivarez, the first woman...
ND Law School welcomes Dean for the Day Matthew Fitzgerald
I am pleased to announce that Matthew Fitzgerald, 3L, was sworn in as Dean of Notre Dame Law School on April 27, 2018, and that he has agreed to serve...
Justice Gorsuch quotes Professor A.J. Bellia in Supreme Court opinion
For the second time in two weeks, Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch has cited work by Notre Dame Law Professor A.J. Bellia in an opinion.
Two ND Law professors cited at Supreme Court
Two Notre Dame Law professors – A.J. Bellia and Stephen Yelderman – were cited at the U.S. Supreme Court this week.
CCHR announces 2018 Summer Fellows
The Center for Civil and Human Rights has awarded its 2018 Summer Fellowships in support of Notre Dame law students pursuing public interest work
Conference to mark 50th anniversary of Fair Housing Act
This month marks 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act into law, prohibiting discrimination against buyers and renters on the basis of race, color, national origin,...
Black Law Students Association panel discusses modern social justice
The Black Law Students Association hosted a panel discussion on Modern Social Justice on Friday, bringing together leaders from the judiciary, local police force, and higher education.
Supreme Court patent case has major implications for international relations
Notre Dame Law professor says the case pits the U.S. interest in rewarding patent owners for their inventions against the sovereignty of other nations.
Missile strikes against Syria ‘as serious as triggering events,’ expert says
Currently in residence at the Nobel Institute in Oslo, Norway, Mary Ellen O’Connell says reprisal attacks are a serious breach of the United Nations charter.
Professor Stephen Yelderman files amicus brief in Supreme Court patent case
In WesternGeco LLC v. ION Geophysical Corp., the U.S. Supreme Court will consider a question that hinges on, of all things, the high seas.
Michelle Smit, 3L, wins Ladas Award from International Trademark Association
Michelle Smit, a third-year student at Notre Dame Law School, was recently honored as a winner of the 2018 Ladas Memorial Award from the International Trademark Association (INTA). The international...
Father Mike Show raises nearly $11,000 for summer stipends
Notre Dame Law Professor Bruce Huber rapped “Anne Hamilton: The Musical.” Student musicians belted out country tunes. Admissions senior office assistant Sharon Bacon played the spoons to a double standing...
Program on Church, State & Society announces summer fellows
The Notre Dame Law School Program on Church, State & Society has awarded three summer fellowships to first-year law students Lydia Woods, Sarah Karchunas, and Kyle Smith. Each will receive a $10,000...
Online sex trafficking bill will make things worse for victims, expert says
A controversial bill to crack down on online sex trafficking was recently passed by Congress and sent to President Donald Trump’s desk, but anti-trafficking advocates and experts, including a University...
Marking 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act: ‘Battle not yet won’
April is Fair Housing Month, and this year also brings the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, commonly referred to as the Fair Housing Act.
Erika Gustin receives Lardy Award for 2018-19 academic year
Erika Gustin, 2L, has been selected to receive the Peter A.R. Lardy Scholarship Award for the 2018-19 academic year at Notre Dame Law School. Carrying on in the tradition of...
Bishop Edward K. Braxton delivers Dean’s Lecture on Race, Law, and Society
In the prologue of his Dean’s Lecture on Race, Law, and Society, “The Catholic Church and the Racial Divide in the United States,” the Most Reverend Edward K. Braxton, Ph.D.,...
ND Law student wins prestigious National Lawyers Guild fellowship
Walter Jean-Jacques, 1L, has been named a 2018 Haywood Burns Fellow by the National Lawyers Guild. The fellowship sponsors law students working in public interest internships across the country to...