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Week of 10.5.20

Good morning! Please read below for the latest law school news. Enjoy this beautiful fall week.

The Latest News

Faith should not be a factor in court vetting process, expert says

Rick Garnett is quoted in this Crux article. Read more here.
Nicole Garnett quoted in New York Times
Nicole was quoted in, "Barrett Clerked for Scalia. Conservatives Hope She’ll Follow His Path." Read more here.

Notre Dame Law Students Are Excited for Amy Coney Barrett's SCOTUS Nomination, Regardless of Politics

Several ND Law students are quoted in this article. Read more here.
Ali Wruble quoted in Law 360

Ali is quoted in, "Law Firms Shake Up Hiring As Campus Recruiting Is Delayed." Read more here.

Note: There are numerous articles each week about Amy Barrett's Supreme Court nomination. We can't include them all, but we will try to highlight a few articles that feature more extensive perspectives from faculty and students.
Faculty News

A.J. Bellia is mentioned in this story from the Buffalo News.

Sam Bray has been appointed to the Advisory Committee on Circuit Rules for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Judy Fox presented at the International Association of Consumer Law's online conference, "Impact of Covid on consumers," on September 25. She talked about the ways Covid has affected housing issues.

Mark Telloyan has been named to the Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Section council of the Indiana State Bar Association, representing the nine counties surrounding South Bend.

Stephanie Barclay’s paper, ‘An Economic Approach to Religious Exemptions,' was selected for presentation at the 2020 Stanford | Harvard | Yale Junior Faculty Forum. Read more here. 
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

Tuesday, October 6

The Kids Are All Right: LGBTQ Issues in Family Law, 5:30 p.m., 1130 Eck Hall of Law and Zoom

Mentor Tea for RBG, 3:30 p.m., South Reading Room, signup for the event can be found in the WLF Weekly newsletter

Wednesday, October 7

Stare Decisis for Originalist Judges, 12:30 p.m., 3140 Eck Hall of Law and Zoom

PECI Alumni Speaker Series: Brendan Gardiner: A Career in Compliance, 12:30 p.m., click here to register

Thursday, October 8

PECI Fall Keynote Address, The Honorable Carl E. Stewart, 12:45 p.m., Zoom, click here to register

Connect with IPTECH: Alumni Edition, 12:30 p.m., Zoom, click here to register 

Friday, October 9

Private Law Workshop: James Penner, National University of Singapore, 12:30 p.m., Zoom

Notre Dame Exoneration Project, "Is the Plea Bargaining System in Need of Reform?",12:45 p.m., Zoom

Saturday, October 10

Notre Dame vs Florida State, 7:30 p.m.

Around the Watercooler
Happy Birthday!
Jaimi Wood - October 8
We would like to celebrate your birthday too! We need your permission first, so please fill out the form here.
Congratulations to Amanda and Ben Perry 

Minerva Valkyrie Perry was born at 4:23 a.m. on September 29. Minerva is 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and 21 inches long. According to her mother, she has strawberry blonde hair and maybe blue eyes!

Free Flu Vaccine
Visit the flu blitz website for up-to-date information. Special accommodations for retirees and immunocompromised individuals. Additional flu vaccine dates are coming soon. 

Mock Trial Volunteers Needed

Are you interested in coaching high school Mock Trial this Winter? John Adams High School in South Bend is looking for assistant coaches. If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Amy Elliott, Mock Trial Sponsor, at (574) 261-1212 or via email at 

Have a great week!
Contact Denise Wager with suggestions, comments, and content.
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