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NDLS Communicator
Week of 6.15.20

Good afternoon! Please read below for the latest law school news. As a reminder the next issue of the Communicator will be published on July 6.  Stay safe and healthy, and have a wonderful 4th of July.

The Latest News

Dean G. Marcus Cole: 'I am George Floyd. Except, I can breathe. And I can do something.'

Read Dean Cole's essay about the killing of George Floyd and racism here.
Jennifer Mason McAward: "Are we in this together?"

Jen calls for change — rooted in action and driven by justice and equality.

Read her essay here.
Mischief and Snap Removal

Sam Bray's upcoming paper, "The Mischief Rule," was reviewed on Jotwell by Professor Howard Wasserman, Florida International University Law. Read the review here.

ND Law Review ranked 8th on Washington & Lee’s list of top legal publications

The Notre Dame Law Review jumped from 22nd to 8th on Washington & Lee University School of Law’s most recent ranking of top legal publications. Read more here.

Law grads hiring report: Job stats for the class of 2019

ND Law moved up significantly to No. 7 in's list for placing graduates in federal clerkships, according to American Bar Association data for the Class of 2019. Read more here (subscriber access only).

Peter Lardy's second life: Class of 1975's scholarship continues to make ND Law a kinder place

The Lardy Scholarship Award was established by the Class of 1975 to honor classmate Peter A.R. Lardy, who died of cancer during his third year of law school. Read more about the history of the award here.
Class of 2020 top academic awards

Tim Bradley has received the Col. William J. Hoynes Award – the Law School’s highest honor. The award is named after Notre Dame Law School’s first dean and is given to a member of the graduating class for outstanding scholarship, application, deportment, and achievement.

Elizabeth Lombard has received the Dean Joseph O’Meara Award. The award, established by the Class of 1964, is presented annually to a member of the graduating class for outstanding academic achievement.

Peter Jenka has received the Farabaugh Prize. This award for high scholarship in law was established by Gallitzin A. Farabaugh, a South Bend attorney.

Congratulations to all three!

ND Law recognized for donations to March Against Hunger

Katelyn Doering, a rising 2L, donated to the 2020 March Against Hunger and shared the donation link with her classmates. The class's donations led to the Law School being named the winner in March Against Hunger’s public/nonprofit/local bar/law school category. Read more here.

Faculty News

In a new book chapter in Christianity and Global Law Mary Ellen O'Connor examines Christianity's influence on the law of peace, reintroducing that influence to curtail today's permissive legal interpretations justifying war. 
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
Around the Watercooler
Happy Birthday!
Kellye Mitros--June 18
Mary Juckett--June 26
Jake Baska--July 1

We would like to celebrate your birthday too! We need your permission first, so please fill out the form here.
Important Parking Permit Registration Update

University parking permits for faculty and staff members will be extended through June 30, 2021. As a result, registration for new permits (hang-tags) will not be required for the 2020-2021 academic year. Please retain your current parking permits and display as normal.

Have a great week!
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