Second Semester Begins. 19th Amendment Exhibit. Faculty in the News.
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Week of 1.13.20

Good morning! We are officially ready for the second semester. Read below for the latest Law School news and events.

The Latest News

Bruce Huber quoted in several news stories

Bruce was quoted in several news outlets about the White House's proposed new rule under the National Environmental Policy Act, aiming to expedite large energy and infrastructure projects.

Trump moves to overhaul the National Environmental Policy Act

Trump Aims to Reel in Climate Reviews While Courts Say Otherwise

White House unveils plan to speed big projects permits

Trump Administration Proposes Major Changes To Bedrock Environmental Law

Trump proposes change to environmental rules to speed up highway projects, pipelines and more

Julian Velasco elected to American Law Institute

Congratulations to Julian who was elected to the American Law Institute. Learn more about his recent election here.  

Mary Ellen O'Connell in the news

The New York Times cited a blog post written by Mary Ellen in "A One-Word Accusation Swirls Around Trump’s Deadly Strike: Assassination." Read more here

She was quoted by USA Today in "Assassination or legitimate act in the war on terror? Legal debate rages as Iran retaliates against US for Soleimani killing." Read more here.

She was also interviewed by Al Jazeera English regarding the legality of the death of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani. View the segment on YouTube here.  

Sam Bray cited in Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dissent in Rotkiske v. Klemm

A brief filed by Sam, along with Professors David Marcus and Stephen Yeazell of UCLA, was cited by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her recent opinion in Rotkiske v. Klemm, issued December 10. Read more here.
Women’s judiciary panel and 19th Amendment exhibit to be held at ND Law School

Notre Dame Law School will host a panel discussion, How Women Have Shaped the Judiciary, to commemorate the 19th Amendment centennial of women’s right to vote on Friday, January 24.

The panel will coincide with the traveling exhibit,100 Years After the 19th Amendment: Their Legacy, and Our Future, that will be on display for the next two weeks in the South Reading Room of the Kresge Law Library.

Read more here.

ND Law’s IP Clinic helps epilepsy assistance nonprofit secure trademark

The Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship Clinic helped Briezy’s Bunch, a nonprofit that provides financial assistance to individuals and families affected by epilepsy, protect its brand. Read more here.

This Week's Events
Monday, January 13
Classes resume

Tuesday, January 14
Faculty Colloquium, Marah McLeod, 12:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room
Wednesday, January 15
Faculty Meeting, 12:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room

Monday, January 13-Friday, January 24
Traveling exhibit, 100 Years After the 19th Amendment: Their
Legacy, and Our Future
, 8-5 p.m. weekdays, South Reading Room of the Kresge Law Library
Around the Watercooler

Happy Birthday!
Jenny Fox--January 16
Tammye Raster
--January 16
Amanda Gray--January 17
Maggie Tague--January 17

Have a great week!

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