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Week of 7.22.19

Good morning! We hope everyone is enjoying a wonderful summer. Classes begin in just one month! Read below for the latest Law School news.
The Latest News

Paolo Carozza to serve on State Department commission

Paolo is one of 10 human rights experts who will serve on the U.S. Department of State’s new Commission on Unalienable Rights. Read more here.

The Associated Press profiles the incoming group of Supreme Court clerks


Three members of the Notre Dame Law family — Steve Yelderman, Laura Wolk '16 J.D., and Audrey Beck '17 J.D. — are clerking in the upcoming term.

Steve and Laura are mentioned in the AP article. Read it here

New programs expand ND Law School’s interdisciplinary studies

Notre Dame Law School launched two new interdisciplinary research programs this month: the Program on Ethics, Compliance, & Inclusion, directed by Veronica Root Martinez, and the Program on Intellectual Property & Technology Law, led by Mark McKenna. Read more here.
Christian Burset on Colonial Common Law

Christian discusses his article, "Why Didn't the Common Law Follow the Flag?" in this podcast.
Jeff Pojanowski quoted by Bloomberg Law

Jeff was quoted in the story, "For Stevens, Chevron Decision Defined How Supreme Court Changed." Read the story here.  
Rick Garnett quoted in Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune quotes Rick in the article, "My illegal abortion: One Chicago woman recounts ending her pregnancy pre-Roe v. Wade as more states pass near-bans on the procedure." Read more here.

Mark McKenna in the news

Mark was quoted in the article, "Justices to Say When Trademark Infringers Can Lose Profits." Read more here.

He was quoted by Law 360 in "Justice Stevens Sought Careful Limits On Reach Of IP Law." Read the story here

He was also mentioned by Law 360 in "It's Game Over For 'Call of Duty' TM Case, Law Profs Say." McKenna co-signed an amicus brief urging a federal judge to end the lawsuit.

Lloyd Mayer quoted by Bloomberg Tax

Lloyd was quoted by Bloomberg Tax in "IRS Under Pressure Year After Easing Nonprofit Disclosure Rule." Read the story here.

Recent Notre Dame Law graduate selected for bankruptcy award

Congratulations to recent graduate Riley Sissung who was named a Distinguished Law Student by the Midwest Regional Bankruptcy Seminar.
Read more here.
Faculty Publications
Veronica Root Martinez has two new publications out, "Combating Silence in the Profession" in the Virginia Law Review and "The Compliance Process" in the Indiana Law Journal.

Randy Kozel's new paper, "Statutory Interpretation, Administrative Deference, and the Law of Stare Decisis" was published in the Texas Law Review. 
This Week's Events
Friday, July 26
Staff Picnic, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Concourse of Notre Dame Stadium (entrance at Gate E)
Around the Watercooler
Happy Birthday!

July 31--Beth Ferrettie

We would like to celebrate your birthday too! We need your permission first, so please fill out the form here.
Midday Prayer

Staff Chaplain Fr. Jim Bracke invites everyone at the Law School to Midday Prayer on Tuesdays from 12:10 p.m.-12:25 p.m. at St. Andre Bessette, CSC Chapel in Flanner Hall.
 Have a great week!

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