New academic year. Wellness screenings.
NDLS Communicator
Week of 8.27.18

Good morning!  We hope everyone is off to a great new school year. Read below for all of the latest Law School news and upcoming events. 
The Latest News

Dean Nell Jessup Newton to step down in 2019

This academic year will be Nell's last as the Law School's Dean. Read about her time at Notre Dame and her future plans here.

John Finnis writes about capital punishment for Public Discourse

John's article, "Intentional Killing Is Always Wrong: The Development Initiated by Pius XII, Made by John Paul II, and Repeated by Francis," is here.  

Jimmy Gurulé talks to the New York Times

Jimmy is interviewed in the article, "Cohen and Manafort Are in Deeper Legal Trouble. Mueller Could Benefit." Read more here

Student achievements  
Congratulations to 2L Paul George, who won the Tax Notes student writing competition with his entry, "The Human Rights Implications of Corporate Tax Avoidance."

3L Charles Sterrett, has been recognized as a recipient of a 2018 American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence in Bankruptcy. Top law students from around the nation are recognized through this program, which honors the achievements of law students as selected by deans and bankruptcy law faculty.
This Week's Events

August 27
Judge Amy Barrett will give a talk on Statutory Interpretation, 12:30 p.m., McCartan Courtroom

Gavel Club Meeting, 12:30 p.m., 1130 Eck Hall of Law

August 28
Professional headshots, 12-4 p.m., 1334 Biolchini. Faculty and staff are welcome to get a headshot taken. 

August 30
Job Talk, Sean Seymore, Vanderbilt Law School, 12:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room

August 31 
"Applying Antitrust Law to College and Professional Sports," presented by Makan Delrahim, Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, 12:30 p.m., 1130 Eck Hall of Law
September 1 
Notre Dame vs Michigan, 7:30 p.m. 

September 3
Labor Day, class is in session, administrative offices are closed.

Around the Watercooler
Happy Birthday!

August 27 - Warren Rees
We would like to celebrate your birthday too! We need your permission first, so please fill out the form here.

Welcome New Employees

Welcome to Beth Smith who joined the Law School as an administrative assistant earlier this month. Beth has over 25 years of experience in the legal field and most recently worked at the Elkhart County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. Beth will provide administrative assistance to Professors Veronica Root, Marah McLeod, Roger Alford, Christian Burset, Mary Ellen O'Connell, Sadie Blanchard, and Dan Kelly. If you have not met Beth, please stop by suite 3100 to say hello.  

Maggie Tague has joined the admission team as their new assistant director. Maggie may be a familiar face to many of you as she is a 2014 NDLS graduate. She has been practicing at Bordas and Bordas in Wheeling, West Virginia over the past few years. Please stop by office 1331 in Biolchini and welcome her back to Notre Dame!
Remembering Anne
If you did not get a chance to write a memory or note about Anne at the reception, there will be a stack of cards available in the mailroom. Please put your card in Alicia Sachau's mailbox. The cards will be assembled in a memory book for Anne's family. 
Wellness Screenings
The Wellness Center is offering health screenings to benefit-eligible faculty and staff who complete a screening by November 2. You will receive an automatic $180 premium credit if you complete a screening. You will receive an additional $96 premium credit if your spouse completes a screening as well. 

In addition to earning a credit, benefit-eligible faculty and staff who participate in health screenings will be entered into a weekly raffle to win $400.  

Schedule your screening today!

Call 634-WELL (9355)

Have a great week!

Contact Denise Wager with suggestions, comments, and content.
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