General News

Professor Jimmy Gurulé Named NAPA Fellow, Court Cites his Book in Terrorist Financing Case

Jimmy Gurule Professor Jimmy Gurulé was recently elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA). The Academy has been awarded a grant by the World Bank Group to evaluate the effectiveness of the Stolen Asset Recovery (StAR) initiative. Professor Gurulé was selected to serve on the panel of experts that will conduct the evaluation and submit a report to the World Bank Group and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNDOC). Read More

Professor Emeritus Kommers Delivers Hesburgh Lecture

Don Kommers 5-10 news On October 19, Professor Emeritus Donald P. Kommers delivered a Hesburgh Lecture in Pittsburgh entitled “The Obsolescence of the U.S. Constitution.” The lecture was co-sponsored by Pittsburgh’s Notre Dame Alumni Club and the Duquesne University Law School. Read More

Professor Rick Garnett, “Faith in the Public Square”

Rick Garnett fall08 news Professor Rick Garnett is giving a talk, “Render Unto Caesar: The Role of Faith in the Public Square,” at Wabash College on Monday October 25. On Thursday October 21 Prof. Garnett was the guest for the hour-long Wisconsin Public Radio program “At Issue with Ben Merens” where the topic was the First Amendment and the constitutional arguments over the separation of church and state. Read More

Notre Dame in London

cchr 10 years hr act news To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the United Kingdom’s Human Rights Act on October 20, Notre Dame’s Center for Civil and Human Rights and the UK’s Human Rights Lawyers Association are holding a day-long event at Notre Dame’s London Law Centre to compare the approaches of the United Kingdom and the United States to protecting fundamental human rights. Read More

Notre Dame Professors Discuss Abortion

kaveny news Rick Garnett fall08 news John Finnis news Professors John Finnis, Rick Garnett, and M. Cathleen Kaveny were among the speakers at the two-day Princeton University conference “Open Hearts, Open Minds and Fair Minded Words: A Conference on Life and Choice in the Abortion Debate.” Read More

Professors Brinig and Kelly Launch New Program in Law & Economics

Dan Kelly news brinig news This fall Notre Dame Law School is launching a new interdisciplinary initiative, the Notre Dame Law and Economics (NDL&E) Program. NDL&E is dedicated to encouraging interdisciplinary research, scholarship, and collaboration on legal issues, particularly in the areas of law and economics, law and the social sciences, and law and business. Read More

Assoc. Dean Garnett to present Hesburgh Lecture

Rick Garnett fall08 news Assoc. Dean Garnett to present Hesburgh Lecture on August 7, 2010 at St. Joseph Parish Koenig Center, Libertyville, IL. The lecture will explore the topic “The Right Questions about School Choice: Education, Religious Freedom, and the Common Good.” Read More

NDLS alumnus chairs bar association section

David Worhatch news S. David Worhatch ’79, an Executive Advisory Board Member for the Notre Dame Law School, was appointed to the LItigation Section of the Ohio State Bar Association. His appointment a one-year term which began on July 1. He was appointed to the position by Carmen V. Roberto, president of the Ohio State Bar Association. Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Jose Reyes Ferriz ’88

Jose Reyes Ferriz news Jose Reyes Ferriz, the mayor of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico and a 1988 graduate of Notre Dame Law School’s LL.M. program, recently spoke with National Public Radio about his fight against the rampant violence plaguing his city. Read More

Blind NDLS student featured in South Bend Tribune

Like several Notre Dame law students, Jim Lockwood ’11 is practicing his craft by working as a summer intern in a county prosecutor’s office. What’s different is that Lockwood’s service dog helps make his work possible.

The South Bend Tribune recently profiled Lockwood during a day at the Berrien County (Mich.) Prosecutor’s Office. You can read the article here: Read More