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NDLS Communicator
Week of 11.19.18

Good morning!  We wish the entire Law School community a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with many blessings. We are thankful for each of you.
The Latest News
Experiencing freedom after 30 years on
death row

Anthony Ray Hinton, a man who spent 30 years on Alabama's death row for crimes he didn't commit, delivered a powerful message to students last week. Read his story here.
ND Law Alum And Wife Make a Difference Through Fostering, Adoption

Judge Joseph L. Falvey Jr., ’81, ’87 J.D. has had a long and distinguished legal career in the military that culminated earlier this year with his confirmation as a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. But his biggest impact has been in his family life. He and his wife, Anne have served as foster parents for fifteen children, five of whom they have adopted, raising them along with four biological children. Read their amazing story here.

Migrant caravan not an ‘invasion’ — US militarism partly to blame, says expert

Mary Ellen O'Connell recently provided comments about a caravan of Central Americans headed for the U.S.-Mexico border saying the migrants pose no national security threat to America. Read her comments here.   

RICO Act a weapon in the war on Providence gangs

Professor Emeritus G. Robert Blakey — who drafted the RICO Act in 1970 — talks with The Providence Journal about how the RICO Act is being used to dismantle Providence street gangs. Read more here.

Lloyd Mayer quoted in the Tampa Bay Times

Lloyd was quoted in the article, "The real problem with Pasco pastor’s partisan sign is a tax problem." Read more here.
This Week's Events

November 21

Thanksgiving break begins, no classes

November 22
Happy Thanksgiving!

November 23
Law school closed in observation of Thanksgiving
November 24
Notre Dame at USC, 8 p.m.
Around the Watercooler
Welcome baby Harper!
Congratulations to Julie Shook and her family on the birth of her granddaughter, Harper Ann Elliott! Harper was born on November 15, weighing 7 pounds and 10 ounces. Her parents are Brandon and Meagan Elliott, and big brother Bentley. 

Harper says, Go Irish!
HR Office Hours

The Law School's HR consultant, Jessie Schuman, will have office hours in 3357 Biolchini on the following dates:
Monday, November 26, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Friday, December 14, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Please click here to schedule an appointment.
Have a great week!

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