December ND Lawyers Connect: London Law Celebrating 50 Years
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Notre Dame Lawyers Connect | December 2017
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Join Us in London, October 20-23, 2018 to Celebrate 50 Years of the London Law Program 

We are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Notre Dame London Law Program, and we want you to join us in London for the Golden Jubilee.

The four-day celebration will include tours of London landmarks, presentations by top legal scholars at Notre Dame's historic London Law Center, evening entertainment in one of the world's great cities, and plenty of fellowship with Notre Dame Law School alumni, friends, and students.

Mark your calendar for October 20-23, 2018, and find more details at Click the button below if you would like to receive more updates and information about the Golden Jubilee.
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We invite you to reminisce and create more memories by joining us in October for an unforgettable experience in London!
Feature | Alumni
Michael Hagerty, '13 J.D., is fighting for unaccompanied immigrant children

After his first year as a law student, Michael Hagerty, ’13 J.D., spent his summer hiking the desert trails of the U.S.-Mexico border. As a research assistant for Paolo Carozza, a Notre Dame Law professor and director of the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies, Hagerty was trying to better understand the challenges of migrants and the governmental and societal responses to undocumented migration.
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Teaching ‘awoke a passion’ in John Schoenig, '98, '00 M.Ed., '10 J.D.

After earning his bachelor’s degree from Notre Dame in 1998, he taught English for two years at Holy Rosary School in Shreveport, La., as part of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education program. Following his time in the classroom, he spent several years working on ACE’s administrative team and then helped launch a national education policy organization. “Teaching ruined me for life,” Schoenig joked. “It awoke a passion in me.” Read More
Networking | Events
ND Lawyers are invited to join Students in Networking Events over Winter break

Students from the Alumni Ambassador Program, who act as liaisons to our Notre Dame Lawyers in various legal markets across the country, are working with our Alumni Leaders to plan Networking Events in cities over the winter break. Events are being planned in over 15 cities, including Chicago, New York, and Washington, D.C., during the second week in January. Check Events for details about an event in your city.
Faculty | News
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and legal scholars discuss Professor A.J. Bellia’s book

A.J. Bellia, the O’Toole Professor of Constitutional Law at Notre Dame Law School, recently participated in a symposium at Georgetown University Law Center that explored the role of international law in the U.S. legal system. Leading constitutional and international law scholars, along with prominent federal judges — including Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito — used a path-breaking book co-authored by Bellia … Read More
Professor Samuel Bray speaks to House Judiciary members about nationwide injunctions

Visiting Notre Dame Law Professor Samuel Bray shared his expertise last week on Capitol Hill. Bray was one of four experts invited to testify Thursday in front of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet. The hearing was on the role and impact … Read More
Alumni | Notes
Jeffrey D. Linton, '88 J.D., appointed Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of NextGen Healthcare
Johanna Oh, '17 J.D., joins McManis Faulkner in northern California
Stacy A. Schauvliege, '14 J.D., honored as a 2017 NextGen Under 30 Award winner in Tulsa
Patrick G. Cooke, '89 B.A., '95 J.D., joins Swanson, Martin & Bell as a partner in Chicago
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Merry Christmas
Dear Notre Dame Lawyers,

We are so grateful for your gifts of time, talent and treasure shared with our students, alumni, and Notre Dame Law School over this past year. Wishing you and your family a joyous Christmas and blessings in the coming New Year.

Tammye Radke Raster, ’92 J.D.
Law Alumni Director
Good news on LRAP
The Law School made some changes to its Loan Repayment Assistance Program this fall to make the program more generous, effective, simple, and transparent for participants.

And there's more good news to share: LRAP participants can now earn loan forgiveness after just one year of employment in a public interest or public service position. The previous minimum was three years.

For more information about LRAP, visit
Professor Rick Garnett discusses Trinity Lutheran Church case
Rick Garnett and Andrew Koppelman of Northwestern Law School were recently guests of the Lumen Christi Institute where they discussed the implications of the recent Supreme Court case Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer on the future of public funding for religious entities. Watch the video here.
Johanna Oh, ’17 J.D. of McManis Faulkner hosted an alumni event at a San Francisco 49ers game

Pictured from left to right: Alexis Maguina, Bryan Pearson, Johanna Oh, Colleen Murphy, Lowell Ritter
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