Classes begin. New dean. Nina Totenberg.
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Week of 1.14.19

Good morning! Spring classes begin today--we wish everyone a wonderful semester! We have a lot of news to share, including the announcement of our new dean. 
The Latest News

Stanford professor Marcus Cole appointed dean of Notre Dame Law School

The ND Law community extends a very warm welcome to our new dean
Marcus Cole.

Read more about Professor Cole here.

RSVP: A Conversation with Nina Totenberg

The Law School is bringing award-winning journalist Nina Totenberg to campus on February 7 for a conversation about her career covering the Supreme Court and legal affairs for NPR. This event was made possible by a generous contribution from a Notre Dame Law graduate.

The event will start at 7 p.m. in the Downes Club Ballroom in Corbett Family Hall. All faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. There is limited seating, so please RVSP as soon as possible to guarantee your admission.


ND Law students attend Inter-American Commission on Human Rights hearing

A group of five Notre Dame Law students had the opportunity to attend a hearing of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights last month in Washington, D.C. Read more here.

2L Walter Jean-Jacques appointed to Equal Justice Works Board of Directors

Walter has been selected as a student board member of the Equal Justice Works Board of Directors. Read more here.
Mark McKenna talks with NPR

Mark talks with NPR in "Using Genetic Genealogy To Identify Unknown Crime Victims, Sometimes Decades Later." Read his comments here.  
Jimmy Gurulé interviewed by AP

Read Jimmy's comments in the article, "Trump's AG Pick Has Argued Presidents Have Robust Powers" here.  

Jimmy is also interviewed in a Bloomberg podcast here.  

This Week's Events

January 14
Classes begin
January 15
Faculty speaker: ITA, 12:30 p.m, Faculty Meeting Room  

Around the Watercooler
Welcome new library faculty
Brandy Ellis has joined the Law School library faculty. Prior to coming to Notre Dame, she spent five years as an associate at Cooley LLP in New York City. Brandy's office is 2313 Biolchini. Please stop by and welcome her to the Law School!

Welcome Father Beauchamp

Rev. E. William Beauchamp will serve as the Law School's new chaplain.

Father Beauchamp is a 1975 Law School graduate and we are happy to welcome him back to the Law School community. 
Happy Birthday!

January 16--Tammye Raster
 January 17--Amanda Gray
January 17--Maggie Tague

We would like to celebrate your birthday too! We need your permission first, so please fill out the form here.
HR Office Hours
The Law School's HR consultant, Jessie Schuman, will have office hours in 3357 Biolchini on Monday, January 14 from 2-4 p.m. 

Please click here to schedule an appointment
(future dates are also indicated on Jessie's calendar).
Mass Schedule
For the spring semester, Mass will be offered in the St. Thomas More Chapel as follows:

Monday-Thursday, 5:15 p.m.
Friday, 12:30 p.m.
Sunday, 4:30 p.m.
Have a great week!

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