William Collins (J.D. ’13) and Robert Ward (J.D. ’13) Presented with 2013 American Bar Association and Bloomberg BNA Award for Excellence in Intellectual Property Law
Recent Notre Dame Law School graduates William Collins and Robert Ward are this year’s recipients of the ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in Intellectual Property Law.
Brian J. Murray (J.D. ’00) and Andrew R. Woltman (J.D. ’06) Honored by National Immigrant Justice Center
The National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) awards is a unique event that brings together more than 700 leading attorneys, legislators, civic leaders, and advocates honoring the work of individuals. The...
2013 Notre Dame Law School Commencement Awards
184 J.D. graduates, 15 LL.M. graduates, 3 J.S.D. graduates received degrees during the May 18, 2013, diploma ceremony on the lawn overlooking the Hesburgh Library’s reflecting pool.
Creating a Path to Clerkships
Nine months after graduation, 18 members of the Class of 2012—9% of the class—report having secured federal clerkships. With that percentage, Notre Dame stands in a tie for 10th place...
1L Katie Jo Baumgardner Awarded Weigand Scholarship
"The generosity of Mr. Weigand’s gift is overwhelming, and I am so grateful to have been chosen as a Weigand Scholar," said Baumgardner.
Armando Cordoves Awarded Lardy Fellowship
Dedicated by the Class of 1975 to the memory of Peter A.R. Lardy and “those who exemplify his Courage, Love, and Understanding toward his fellow man,” the fellowship includes a...
40th BLSA Awards Honor Outstanding Alumni, Faculty, Staff, and Students
In a night celebrating milestones, BLSA presented awards to the Hon. Bernard M. Jones, II (J.D. ’04), Professor Stephen F. Smith, Registrar Anne C. Hamilton, and BLSA President Adreanne Stephenson.
AAJ Trial Team Wins National Competition
The winning team is comprised of students Brian Salvi, Shelia Prendergast, Michelle Pope, Kristian Weir, Brian Ellixson, Ted Koroshetz, Andrew Spica, and Bryan Pasciak.
Lord Justice Leveson Speaks at London Law Centre
As chair of the United Kingdom’s Sentencing Council, Lord Justice Brian Leveson spoke about the work of the Council in ensuring that sentences are consistent and proportionate and discussed the...
Roundtable Gives Leading Scholars Opportunity to Discuss “The Constitution and Unwritten Law” at NDLS
This year's theme gave participants the opportunity to explore the many ways in which the law is shaped by forces outside the Constitution's text.
UCLA Law School Dean Rachel Moran Wins Graciela Olivarez Award
The Notre Dame Hispanic Law Students Association’s award to Dean Moran commemorates the accomplishments of Graciela Olivarez, Notre Dame Law School’s first female and Latina graduate.
Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic Expands to Include Master of Science in Patent Law Students
The clinic will be the first to include Master of Science in Patent Law students participating in the United States Patent and Trademark Office Law School Clinic Certification Pilot Program.
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas Visits NDLS
Throughout his visit, Justice Thomas was more than generous with his time. “All the students were really moved and touched by Justice Thomas’s generosity,” said Professor Nicole Stelle Garnett.
Judge Diarmuid O’Scannlain of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Serves as Clynes Visiting Chair at the London Law Centre
This multi-week visit to London allowed him to meet daily with law students and consult with legal scholars and law practitioners.
NDLS Receives Major Gift from Frank and Carol Julian
Notre Dame Law School is thankful to Frank Julian (’82 J.D.) and his wife Carol for their continued support of the Frank G. Julian Law Fellowship and their dedication to...
Announcing the Shaffer Public Interest Fellowship and 2013 Shaffer Fellows
NDLS is pleased to announce the renaming of the Notre Dame Law Fellowship to the Thomas Shaffer Public Interest Fellowship. It is also pleased to announce the 2013 fellowship recipients,...
NDLS Students Sarah Burch (J.D. ’13) and Matt O'Rourke (Candidate for J.D. ’14) Win ABA Client Counseling Regional Competition
Congratulations to 3L Sarah Burch and 2L Matt O’Rourke, recent winners of the Region 7 American Bar Association Client Counseling Competition.
The Rev. Michael D. McCafferty Law Fellowship Memorial Endowment Receives Gift from Brian P. Short (’75 J.D.) and His Wife Kathleen
Michael D. McCafferty, C.S.C. (ND ’70 and ‘73L) was a highly respected and well-liked member of the faculty and administrator of NDLS who died in 1987 just short of his...
NDLS Student Kenan Rahmani Aids Syrian Refugees
Kenan Rahmani, J.D. candidate 2015, traveled to Syrian warzone to help victims of the conflict. Rahmani was one of nine individuals sponsored by the Syrian American Council (SAC) to journey...
NDLS Partners with St. Joseph County Bar Association and the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Mendoza College of Business on Pro Bono Project
The project offers law students an opportunity to team with pro bono attorneys in offering free legal assistance to local small businesses. Last year, eighteen 2Ls and 3Ls provided legal...
New Endowment to Support Loan Repayment Assistance Program
Notre Dame Law School is pleased to announce the establishment of the Hon. Joseph C. and Margaret Cassini III Endowment for Excellence.
3L Christopher Wray Wins First Prize in the 2012 Tannenwald Writing Competition
His paper, _On the Road Again: The D.C. Circuit Reinvigorates The Work-Product Doctrine in the United States v. Deloitte & Touche_, won against numerous high-quality papers from students representing law...
Notre Dame Law in Chicago Plans for Its New Home in the Chicago Loop
The program is planning for its new home on the second floor of the Motorola Building in Chicago. The renovated space will include a conference room and 40-person classroom with...
Notre Dame Law School Receives Major Estate Commitment from Alumnus Kevin F. Warren, ’90 JD
Notre Dame Law School has received a significant major estate commitment from alumnus Kevin F. Warren, ’90 JD. This commitment will establish The Kevin and Greta Warren Family Law Fellowship....
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg to Visit NDLS
On Friday, November 30, 2012, at 12:30 p.m., Mayor Pete Buttigieg will visit to talk about his life in public service as the Mayor of South Bend, Indiana.
Professor Michael Jenuwine Appointed to the Indiana Board of Law Examiners
On November 5, 2012, the Indiana Supreme Court issued and Order appointing Michael Jenuwine to the Indiana Board of Law Examiners. Professor Jenuwine will immediately begin serving a term which...
Fighting for Global Justice
With her country at a crossroads, Reyam El-Molla is using the legal training she received through Notre Dame Law School's Center for Civil and Human Rights and its LL.M. program...
California Supreme Court Associate Justice Carol A. Corrigan to Visit NDLS
During the week of October 8, 2012, California Supreme Court Associate Justice "Carol A. Corrigan":http://www.courts.ca.gov/5766.htm will serve as the Judge James J. Clynes, Jr. Visiting Chair in the Ethics of...
NDLS Hosts Mobile Summit
On Friday, September 28, Notre Dame Law School was host to a summit to discuss the future of academic mobile technology. The "R U Thinking Mobile First" summit is an...
CFTC Commissioner Scott O’Malia on “Good Government: Making it Our Mission, Not Just a Slogan.”
Commissioner Scott O’Malia of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission visited Notre Dame Law School September 21 to address the Business Law Forum. He highlighted his concerns that in...