London Celebrates 50 Years. Supreme Court Clerk. Alumni Doing Good.
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NDLS Communicator
Week of 10.22.18

Good morning! We hope everyone had a restful and productive fall break. We have a lot of student, faculty, and alumni news to share. Please read below.  
The Latest News

 Celebrating 50 years of ND Law in London

The Golden Jubilee to celebrate the London Law Program's 50th anniversary began this past weekend in London.

Lord David Neuberger, former president of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, was the keynote speaker at last night's dinner at Middle Temple. The celebration continues today with events for alumni and students at ND's London Global Gateway.

Click here to see a timeline and historical photos that illustrate how the London Law Program developed, and how it served as an anchor for a much larger Notre Dame presence in London.

Watch this video to learn more about ND Law in London and hear from some of our alums about how the program impacted them.  

Stephen Yelderman to clerk for Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch

Steve Yelderman will clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch for the October Term 2019. Read more here. Congratulations Steve!

Michiana Stories: The Exoneration Project

Jimmy Gurulé interviews ND Law students Erika Gustin and Alyssa Slaimen about their work with the Exoneration Project for Michiana Stories.
You can listen here.

Charles E. Rice to receive St. Thomas More Award (posthumously) at Catholic Citizens Annual Dinner

The Catholic Citizens of Illinois selected the late ND Law Professor Charles Rice to posthumously receive the organization's St. Thomas More Award. Read more here.

Mark McKenna elected to ALI

Mark McKenna was recently elected a member of the American Law Institute. Read more here.

‘Crazy’ suggestion leads to God’s purpose for his life

Former Dean Rev. David T. Link recounts how a suggestion from his late wife led him into prison ministry and, eventually, the priesthood. Read his interview here.

Law students talk about Klau Center
Summer Fellowships

Three ND Law students share their experiences as CCHR Summer Fellows as part of the Law School’s Public Interest Month. Read more here

Fighting poverty and curbing corruption

Cari Votava '85 J.D. discovered her calling — fighting poverty with the World Bank — thanks to her ND Law education.
Read her story here.

Nicole Garnett to present 41st Annual Donald A. Giannella Memorial Lecture at Villanova

Nicole Garnett will present "The Case for Educational Pluralism" on October 30 at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. Read more here.

Faculty News and Research

The Supreme Court commonly asks whether there is a “special justification” for departing from precedent. Randy Kozel responds in this new paper, which is part of a Constitutional Commentary symposium on his book "Settled Versus Right: A Theory of Precedent."

Barry Cushman has written The Place of Economic Crisis in American Constitutional Law: The Great Depression As a Case Study, which is forthcoming in Liberal Constitutions in Financial Crises.

Rick Garnett will speak later this week after the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City's annual Red Mass.

This Week's Events

October 22
Law and Economics Seminar, "Valuing the Risk of Workplace Sexual Harassment," with Joni Hersch, Vanderbilt Law School, 2:00 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room

October 24
Careers in IP with Mark McKenna, 12:30 p.m.,1315 Biolchini 

October 25

Patrick Corrigan, NYU Law School, will present his paper, 12:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room

October 26

Steve Yelderman will host a Copyright Excess Book Roundtable, all day, Faculty Meeting Room

October 27
Notre Dame vs Navy in San Diego, 8:00 p.m.

October is Public Interest Month. A full list of programming is here.

Around the Watercooler
Happy Birthday!

October 24--Amy Shirk
October 28 - Sandra Klein
We would like to celebrate your birthday too! We need your permission first, so please fill out the form here.

Have a great week!

Contact Denise Wager with suggestions, comments, and content.
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