April ND Lawyers Connect: Saving Lives Through Entrepreneurship
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Notre Dame Lawyers Connect | April 2017
Alumni | Feature
Notre Dame Law School Alum Talks about Saving Lives with Entrepreneurship

John Crowley, ’92 J.D., and his family had been in the spotlight before President Donald Trump lauded his daughter Megan Crowley as “an inspiration to us all” during last month’s address to a joint session of Congress. Megan Crowley, a Notre Dame sophomore, and her younger brother, Patrick, are both survivors of Pompe disease – a rare neuromuscular disorder that was killing them until John Crowley started a biotech company and, against all odds, developed a cure. Read More

Feature | Events
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces Comes to ND Law School

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces came to Notre Dame Law School to hear arguments in United States v. Edward Mitchell – a case that considers issues of self-incrimination and the use of information on a smartphone during a criminal investigation. Three of the Law School’s students had opportunities to participate in the case before the court… Read More
Law Symposium Examines the International Impact of Sports

A symposium at Notre Dame Law School explored the growing international impact of sports with presentations by alumni speakers, students, and former Fighting Irish football star Raghib “Rocket” Ismail, ’94 B.A. Read More
Paolo Carozza Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Pázmány Péter Catholic University awarded an honorary doctorate to Paolo Carozza, director of the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies and law professor at Notre Dame Law School, on March 27 in Budapest, Hungary. According to the University’s official citation, the doctorate was conferred in recognition of... Read More
Abortion Presentation Coincides with Gorsuch Hearings

It has become an annual tradition at Notre Dame Law School for O. Carter Snead, a professor of law and the William P. and Hazel B. White director of the Center for Ethics and Culture, to deliver a presentation on American abortion law and the U.S. Supreme Court. This year, his one-hour overview of the jurisprudence of U.S. abortion law took on a particularly timely significance as it coincided with the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Read More
Tia B. Paulette Awarded
Lardy Fellowship

Tia B. Paulette, 2L, has been selected to receive the Peter Lardy Memorial Fellowship for the 2017-18 academic year at Notre Dame Law School. “Tia’s classmates nominated her for this award to recognize a remarkably generous and compassionate student who represents the best of NDLS,” said Nell Jessup Newton, the Joseph A. Matson Dean of the Law School. Read More
ND Law Student to Present at International Trademark Conference

Notre Dame Law School student Veronica Canton, 2L, has been selected to present a paper at the International Trademark Association’s annual meeting May 20 to 24 in Barcelona, Spain. The paper, titled “DMCA Challenges Regarding Secondary Liability and Wrongful Classification of Trademark Infringement,” explores... Read More
Notre Dame Law Student to Present at the Sorbonne

Martha Astor’s passion for education guided her to law school. Astor, 1L, spent the first phase of her career teaching pedagogy at Northern Arizona University, where she earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees. She also worked as an educational consultant on Indian reservations in Arizona, New Mexico, and several other states. She said she frequently saw young teachers enter the field and become frustrated by education regulations. Read More
Alumni | Notes
Thomas S. O’Neill, ’89 J.D., Named Senior Vice President & General Counsel of Exelon
Stacy C. Gerber Ward, ’93 J.D., Named Shareholder at von Briesen & Roper
Brad Wiskirchen, ’96 J.D., Finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year Award
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Reunion 2017 | All Graduates
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If your graduation year ends in a 2 or 7, join us on campus for Reunion 2017 June 1-4. For more information, including registration, packages, and accommodations, visit myNotreDame. If you register by April 30, you can save up to $50 on registration.

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 29-30, 2017
The law school is offering its first annual "NDLS Homecoming Weekend" September 29 and 30, 2017. Look for more information in May.
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