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The Class of 2015: Year of the Volunteer

When Alisa Finelli, JD ’15, learned that she had won the national Pro Bono Award from the Super Lawyers rating service, she was grateful for the recognition the prize would...

Nine Public Interest Summer Scholarships Awarded

Nine students were awarded public interest summer scholarships from the Women’s Legal Forum, Asian Law Student’s Association, and the Environmental Law Society. Seven scholarships were funded by the Women’s Legal...

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...

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...

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...

2014 Shaffer Fellows Announced

The NDLS faculty’s Shaffer Fellows Committee has concluded its deliberations and selected three 2014 Shaffer Fellows, Dean Nell Jessup Newton announced March 19.

Judge Kavanaugh Comes to NDLS

D.C. Circuit Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh gave the keynote address for the 2013 Notre Dame Law Review Symposium November 1 in the Patrick F. McCartan Courtroom. The presentation was sponsored...

Elizabeth Klesmith

WHY I CHOSE NOTRE DAME LAW SCHOOL: “I had a fabulous internship my 1L summer. I worked for a state trial court judge. I was in the courtroom every day,...

Michael Rogers

WHY I CHOSE NOTRE DAME LAW SCHOOL: “I wanted to attend an institution that challenged me, but also gave me the tools for success. That is exactly what I found...

Bridget Nugent

WHY I CHOSE NOTRE DAME LAW SCHOOL: “I have had the opportunity to work as an Assistant Rector in a campus dorm during the last two years law school. As...

Arielle Seidman

WHY I CHOSE NOTRE DAME LAW SCHOOL: “Though the NDLS community is small, it is remarkably diverse in both interests and experience. I am always astounded by the backgrounds of...

Sarah Burch

WHY I CHOSE NOTRE DAME LAW SCHOOL: “I chose NDLS because of the strong alumni network, extremely talented professors, and the strong sense of community in the law school.” >...

Matt O’Rourke

WHY I CHOSE NOTRE DAME LAW SCHOOL: “Because I attended Notre Dame as an undergraduate and then worked at the University for some time I was quite familiar with Notre...

Matt O’Rourke

WHY I CHOSE NOTRE DAME LAW SCHOOL: “Because I attended Notre Dame as an undergraduate and then worked at the University for some time I was quite familiar with Notre...

Grace Fox

WHY I CHOSE NOTRE DAME LAW SCHOOL: “When I was looking at law schools, the most important aspect to me was the sense of community within the law school- the...

Joe Miller

WHY I CHOSE NOTRE DAME LAW SCHOOL: “I cannot say enough positive things about my years at NDLS. At NDLS, I have had the privilege of being part of a...

Lauren Riley

WHY I CHOSE NOTRE DAME LAW SCHOOL: “Notre Dame Law School is special because of the faculty and students here. The professors are some of the most brilliant people you...

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...