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Paul J. Schierl, Notre Dame Law alum, friend, and benefactor, died on Oct. 23 at the age of 82.
Martha Jones, an expert on the history of the 14th Amendment and how black Americans constructed their rights through legal proceedings, will deliver the second Dean’s Lecture on Race, Law, & Society at Notre Dame Law School.
Jones, the Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor and Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University, will present on the topic of her forthcoming book, “Birthright Citizens: Winners and Losers in the Long History of the 14th Amendment,” at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, in 1130 Eck Hall of Law.
“Amy Barrett has been a beloved teacher and outstanding scholar,” said Nell Jessup Newton, the Joseph A. Matson Dean of Notre Dame Law School. “I am confident she will be a wise, fair, and brilliant jurist as well.”
Erika Gustin, 2L, was nominated to receive the 2017 PSJD Pro Bono Publico Award for her work on Notre Dame Law School’s Exoneration Project. The award recognizes the significant contributions that law students make to underserved populations, the public interest community, and legal education by performing pro bono work.
PSJD is the public service jobs directory initiative of the National Association for Law Placement. There are over 180 member schools and each could nominate two students. Gustin was one of eight finalists.
Mark P. McKenna, professor of law and Notre Dame Presidential Fellow, was honored Saturday as a member of Notre Dame’s 2017 All-Faculty Team. McKenna, who teaches and writes in the area of intellectual property, was recognized on the field during the Notre Dame-USC football game.
CCHR Summer Fellow Arianna Cook-Thajudeen shares her experience with the national Housing Law Project.
A.J. Bellia, the O’Toole Professor of Constitutional Law at Notre Dame, has co-authored a path-breaking book on customary international law and the United States Constitution with Bradford R. Clark, the William Cranch Research Professor of Law at George Washington University Law School. The Law of Nations and the United States Constitution&, published by Oxford University Press (2017), is the latest work in their years-long research collaboration.
As the bell rings for the end of the passing period at John Adams High School, students in Michael Szucs’ second-period government class pass forward their homework assignments — a one-paragraph observation of The Sentencing Project.
Rachael Beattie, 3L, asked the class to visit the website last night and to jot down whatever struck them as interesting.
The St. Thomas More Society of the Diocese of Dallas will honor Notre Dame Law Professor Gerard V. Bradley with its Lifetime Achievement Award this weekend.
John Schoenig had always felt called to work in education.
After earning his bachelor’s degree from Notre Dame in 1998, he taught English for two years at Holy Rosary School in Shreveport, La., as part of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education program. Following his time in the classroom, he spent several years working on ACE’s administrative team and then helped launch a national education policy organization.
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday in support of Notre Dame Law Professor Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Her nomination will move next to the full Senate for a final vote.
Kate O’Scannlain, ’99, ’05 J.D., will be the president’s nominee for solicitor at the U.S. Department of Labor.
The Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago honored Patrick A. Salvi, ’78 J.D., this week with its Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is presented annually to an individual who has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to the Church and the bar.
Notre Dame’s impact extends far and wide, including the Big Sky state.
In January of this year, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Montana announced that it created a new position focusing solely on civil rights cases, both civil and criminal. Brendan McCarthy, ’00, ’04 J.D., was selected for that position.
The annual Red Mass for lawyers, judges, law and political science students, and civil government officials is scheduled for 5:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. The Red Mass is a celebration in which God’s blessing is asked on all those who serve the law.…
The Patrick F. McCartan Courtroom has hosted distinguished speakers, including several U.S. Supreme Court justices, as well as real courts, including the Indiana Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.
But on Saturday – for the first time – the McCartan Courtroom will host a concert.
NDLS alumni: you don’t want to miss our first NDLS Homecoming Weekend, featuring an old-fashioned tailgate on the DeBartolo Quad from 1 to 4 p.m. prior to the kick off of the ND vs. Miami of Ohio football game! The tailgate will offer an open bar with craft beers and wine and an unlimited buffet.
The new Program of Study in Real Estate Law prepares students to address various real estate issues in legal practice.
Four Notre Dame Law School students spent their summer exploring legal issues at religiously affiliated institutions and gained hands-on experience at the intersection of law and religion. The summer fellowships were funded by the Law School’s Program on Church, State & Society.
The Law Students Division of the Hispanic National Bar Association has new leadership with ties to Notre Dame Law School.
Notre Dame Law 3L Veronica Canton was sworn in as national president of the organization’s law student division in early September, and she now leads the group that has given her and other Hispanic law students many resources, she said.
“Other than my family and my faith,” she said, “I can’t think of anything that has had a bigger influence on my life than Notre Dame.”
Eight students who spent all or part of the 2016-17 academic year in London helped Addo make his point. Several called their time in London their “best semester of law school” while talking about interning with members of Parliament, soaking up London’s culture, and traveling to The Hague and other European landmarks.
National IT Professionals Day falls on the third Tuesday of every September – that’s Tuesday, Sept. 19, this year. The dedicated Information Technology staff at the Law School keeps computers whirring, projectors lit, and video connections crisp at our main campus, while also connecting classrooms, students, faculty, and staff to people all over the world.
Notre Dame Law Professor Jimmy Gurulé has participated in filing two amicus briefs on behalf of the victims of terrorism in cases that will be argued in the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2017 term.
Kate Rochat, a 3L at Notre Dame Law School, spent part of her summer “off the beaten path” while learning Korean in an intensive language program through the U.S. Department of State.
Considering your questioning of my colleague Amy Coney Barrett during the judicial confirmation hearing of September 6, I write to express my confidence in her competence and character, and deep concern at your line of questioning.
Norm Matteoni, ’63 J.D., presents “The Black Hills Are Not for Sale” on Sept. 7 in Biolchini Hall of Law. // Photo by Alicia Sachau, Notre Dame Law School.
For hundreds of years, the Black Hills – an isolated mountain range that rises amid the prairies of South Dakota – have been the spiritual home of the Lakota Sioux. And since the 1860s, the tribe’s members have been fighting the U.S. government over control of the land.…