Virtual Summer Internships. Laura Wolk on Clerkship Experience.
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NDLS Communicator
Week of 8.31.20

Good afternoon! Read below for the latest law school news. We wish everyone a nice Labor Day weekend. The next issue of the Communicator will be published on Tuesday, September 8. 

The Latest News

ND Law students stay on track with career goals by completing summer work programs virtually

Despite the challenges of Covid-19, Notre Dame Law School students were able to continue advancing on their career paths during this unusual summer. More than 350 rising second- and third-year students completed summer associate programs, internships, and research assistant positions at more than 250 organizations throughout the country. Read about their internship experiences here.

Avishalom Tor delivers lecture, 'Behavioral Lessons for Antitrust Enforcement,' to DOJ's Antitrust Division

Avishalom delivered a virtual lecture earlier this summer to lawyers and economists of the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division in Washington, D.C. Read more here.

Judy Fox participates in Workers' Forum: Indiana Legal Services

Judy participated in a Social Concerns Worker's Forum panel on worker's rights during the Coronavirus pandemic. It can be viewed here.

Program on Ethics, Compliance & Inclusion to focus on ethics in government service in 2020-21

The Law School’s Program on Ethics, Compliance & Inclusion announced that the ethics of government service will be its primary scholarly focus for the 2020-21 academic year. Read more here.

Laura Wolk speaks to NFB about
clerkship experience

Notre Dame Law graduate Laura Wolk '16 J.D. spoke with the National Federation for the Blind about clerking for Justice Clarence Thomas at the U.S. Supreme Court this past term. Watch "A Blind Clerk Blazes a Trail Behind the Scenes at the Supreme Court" here.

Alumni in the News

ND Law graduate Patrick Salvi II '07 J.D. appeared on CNN’s The Situation Room last week with Wolf Blitzer. Watch the interview here. 

Faculty News

Bruce Huber analyzes the nuclear power industry and new types of technology in "The New Nuclear? Small Modular Reactors and the Future of Nuclear Power," published in the latest volume of Notre Dame's Journal on Emerging Technologies. 

Dear faculty and staff,
We want to share your scholarship and other news and accomplishments with the ND Law community. If you have a new research piece, receive an award, or have anything else to share please let us know. You can email news here
Upcoming Events

Monday, August 31
SBA & GRC Allyship Training, 12:30 p.m. via Zoom
Join the conversation about how heterosexual allies can help make the Notre Dame community a safer, more welcoming, and inclusive environment for individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ)

Tuesday, September 1
Faculty Colloquium, Christian Burset, 12:30 p.m., via Zoom

Wednesday, September 2
Faculty Meeting, 12:30 p.m., via Zoom

Around the Watercooler

Recalculating the Risks

Roger Alford and Jeff Pojanowski were two of the authors in this op-ed piece last week in the Observer. Read more here.

Welcome Week 

Our Welcome Week Mass and Dean's Introduction took place on the quad outside of Eck Hall of Law, where students, faculty, and staff gathered safely to welcome in the new school year.
Happy Birthday!
Debbie Sumption--September 7

We would like to celebrate your birthday too! We need your permission first, so please fill out the form here.

Staff Prayer Line

Fr. Jim Bracke, C.S.C., Staff Chaplain, has initiated a prayer line to support staff working on and off-campus. With COVID-19 and a society looking at racial justice, many are uncertain, fearful, and anxious. Prayer can be a path to finding peace, courage, and strength. All prayer requests are confidential and only accessible to Fr. Jim. Submit your prayer requests here.

Alumni Association seeks nominees for
2020 Domer Dozen

The Notre Dame Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the 2020 Domer Dozen, a program honoring young alumni for their significant contributions and dedication to faith, service, learning and work.

Candidates can be undergraduate, graduate, or professional alumni of the University. If you know a young alum who would make a strong candidate please consider nominating them here. Nominations are due today. More information can be found here.

Have a great week!
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