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Steve Mackey, ’76 J.D., and Riley Koval, ’16 J.D., show how fellowships give both ways

Author: Denise Wager

Steve Mackey And Riley Koval

As far back as fourth grade, Riley Koval, ’16 J.D., would write in the back of his notebooks at school, “I will attend the University of Notre Dame.”

Raised as a Fighting Irish fan, he made annual trips to Notre Dame with his family to see a football game, attend Mass, and visit the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes.…

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Program on Church, State & Society offers $10,000 Summer Fellowships

Author: Denise Wager

Notre Dame Law School’s Program on Church, State & Society will award up to four summer fellowships, in the amount of $10,000 each, to students working for a religious institution in a legal capacity for the summer of 2018.

“This is an outstanding opportunity for NDLS students to learn about religious-institutions practice and explore the many ways lawyers work at the intersection of church, state, and society,” said Richard W. Garnett, Paul J. Schierl/Fort Howard Corporation Professor and Director of the Program.…

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Law students as assistant rectors – a Notre Dame Law School tradition

Author: Amanda Gray

It was 1987 when John McCabe returned to Alumni Hall, across Main Circle from the Law School.

McCabe, ’86, ’89 J.D., had lived in Alumni as an undergraduate, but was too busy in those days as a member of the Fighting Irish football team to spend much time enjoying dorm life. When he returned as an assistant rector during law school, he had another opportunity to experience the residential life that makes Notre Dame unique.

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Michael Hagerty, '13 J.D., is fighting for unaccompanied immigrant children

Author: Denise Wager

After his first year as a law student, Michael Hagerty, ’13 J.D., spent his summer hiking the desert trails of the U.S.-Mexico border.

As a research assistant for Paolo Carozza, a Notre Dame Law professor and director of the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies, Hagerty was trying to better understand the challenges of migrants and the governmental and societal responses to undocumented migration.

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