This past weekend, the graduates of Notre Dame Law School’s Class of 2018 celebrated their achievements, reflected on friendships built and lessons learned, and gave thanks for their many blessings.
The Law School’s 2018 commencement ceremony on Saturday was the last for two Notre Dame Law School professors who are retiring this summer.
When Ashley Bowman received her J.D. on Saturday from the Law School, she became one of the rare Triple Domers with three Notre Dame degrees.
Notre Dame Law Professor Nicole Stelle Garnett was featured as the keynote speaker Saturday during Holy Cross College’s 51st Commencement Exercises.
Stephen Yelderman has been granted tenure as a professor of law at Notre Dame Law School. Yelderman joined the faculty in 2013 and has taught patent law, copyright, remedies, and introductory intellectual property.
Notre Dame Law Professor O. Carter Snead, the William P. and Hazel B. White Director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture, has been elected as a Fellow of the Hastings Center, the world’s first and most prestigious bioethics research institute.
The American Bar Association selected a member of Notre Dame Law School’s Class of 2018 to receive one of its Leadership Recognition Awards.
Notre Dame Law School is proud to announce that Professor Mark McKenna has been appointed a John P. Murphy Foundation Professor.
McKenna joins Notre Dame Law Professors Barry Cushman and Nicole Stelle Garnett as John P. Murphy Foundation appointees. Professor McKenna teaches and writes in the areas of intellectual property and privacy law. He also teaches the first year torts course.
A digital media startup run by Notre Dame Law students won $40,000 in awards at the 2018 McCloskey New Venture Competition.
Impowerus – an online platform that connects juvenile immigrants with pro bono attorneys offering immigration services – took home three awards at the annual competition held during Notre Dame’s Idea Week.
Notre Dame Law School will be welcoming four new faculty for the 2018-2019 school year: Sadie Blanchard, Samuel Bray, Emily Bremer, and Christian Burset.
“It is time to add new professors to our community,” said Dean Nell Jessup Newton, “and we are excited to welcome these outstanding scholars and teachers.”
Arianna Cook-Thajudeen and William Tronsor, two members of Notre Dame Law School’s Class of 2018, are this year’s Bank of America Foundation Fellows.
Ka’sha Bernard and Robert Lee, two members of Notre Dame Law School’s Class of 2018, are this year’s Thomas L. Shaffer Fellows.
Notre Dame Law School’s Black Law Students Association honored Ndidi Massay, ’93 J.D., with the Alvin J. McKenna Alumnus of the Year Award on April 14 during BLSA’s 45th annual banquet at the Morris Inn.
Notre Dame Law School’s Hispanic Law Students Association recently honored Justice Jesse G. Reyes with the 2017-2018 Graciela Olivarez Award. The award is named for Graciela Olivarez, the first woman and first Latina graduate from Notre Dame Law School.
I am pleased to announce that Matthew Fitzgerald, 3L, was sworn in as Dean of Notre Dame Law School on April 27, 2018, and that he has agreed to serve in that important and august position until April 28, 2018.
For the second time in two weeks, Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch has cited work by Notre Dame Law Professor A.J. Bellia in an opinion.
Two Notre Dame Law professors – A.J. Bellia and Stephen Yelderman – were cited at the U.S. Supreme Court this week.
This month marks 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act into law, prohibiting discrimination against buyers and renters on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, and familial status.
The Black Law Students Association hosted a panel discussion on Modern Social Justice on Friday, bringing together leaders from the judiciary, local police force, and higher education.