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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...

Sean Seymore, ’06 JD, Wins Vanderbilt Faculty Honor

NDLS grad Sean Seymore has been named a Chancellor Faculty Fellow by Vanderbilt University. The appointment extends over two fiscal years and includes additional funding designed to support Professor Seymore’s...

NDLS Professor Awarded Fulbright Fellowship

International human rights law scholar Professor Douglass Cassel has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to do research in Mexico on the enforcement of Inter-American human rights law by Mexican courts....

NDLS Team Wins National Moot Court Tourney

After four rounds of competition, NDLS students Sarah Gallo and Patrick Duffey (with Jae Kim on the brief) were declared the winners of the National Religious Freedom Moot Court Competition...

Two NDLS Faculty Awarded Endowed Professorships

NDLS Professors Patricia L. Bellia and Nicole Stelle Garnett have been awarded endowed professorships in recognition of their outstanding scholarship, Dean Nell Jessup Newton announced January 12.

Two NDLS Grads Join the Federal Bench

December saw two Notre Dame Law School grads confirmed to the federal bench. Double Domer Jack Blakey, ’88 B.A., ’92 J.D., was confirmed to the U.S. District Court for the...

Notre Dame Honors Professor Tidmarsh

The University honored NDLS Professor Jay Tidmarsh as a 2014 Featured Faculty during the third quarter of the North Carolina football game October 11. He was recognized during the second...

Notre Dame Law in D.C. Set for Spring Launch

Janet Laybold Assistant Dean for Graduate and Strategic Initiatives The Law School is launching a Notre Dame Law in D.C. externship program for Spring 2015 and Spring 2016, Dean Nell...

Loan Repayment Program Disburses $1 Million

Notre Dame Law School’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) has now disbursed $1 million to NDLS graduates, according to Dean Nell Jessup Newton.

NDLS Co-sponsors Law and Finance Workshop

An international interdisciplinary law and finance workshop co-sponsored by NDLS and spearheaded by NDLS Professor Colleen Baker will bring together legal academics, financial economists, policymakers, and legal practitioners at the...

Veronica Root Joins NDLS Faculty

Veronica Root will join NDLS as an associate professor of law, Dean Nell Jessup Newton announced today. Professor Root came to NDLS in 2012 with a two-year appointment as a...

NDLS Professor Garners Singular Honor

NDLS Professor A.J. Bellia Jr. has been honored by the Virginia Law Review for co-authoring (with George Washington University Law Professor Bradford R. Clark) one of the most influential articles...

Christopher Stewart Awarded Lardy Fellowship

Dean Nell Jessup Newton has announced that the Peter Lardy Memorial Fellowship for the 2014-2015 academic year has been awarded to 2L Christopher Stewart. Stewart’s name will now be added...