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Week of 9.4.18

Good morning!  We hope everyone had a wonderful weekend, complete with an Irish win! Read below for all of the latest Law School news and upcoming events. 
The Latest News

Alum James Sweeney confirmed as a judge  

James Sweeney '96 J.D. was recently confirmed as a judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. Read more here. 

Jimmy Gurulé talks on Bloomberg Radio’s "Politics, Policy, Power and Law."

Jimmy discusses Jeff Sessions and his job as attorney general, as well as Michael Cohen’s plea and Manafort’s jury. Listen to his interview here

Mark McKenna quoted in Bloomberg Law

Mark is quoted in an article about the Tiffany & Co. v. Costco Wholesale Corp trademark infringement case. Read more here.

No-holds Bars when No. 14 Michigan visits No. 12 Notre Dame 

2L Blake Bars talks about his roommate and brother, Alex Bars, starting guard for the Fighting Irish, in this AP story. Read more here.

Judge Amy Coney Barrett to give Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley 2018 Hesburgh Lecture

The Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley would like to invite all faculty and staff to the 2018 Hesburgh Lecture which will be delivered by Judge Amy Coney Barrett.

Wednesday, September 12
7:30 p.m.
Leighton Auditorium, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center  

In her first public lecture at Notre Dame since being nominated to the United States Appellate Court Judge Barrett will speak on "What Would James Madison Do?"

Are judges bound to enforce the Constitution as the framers understood it? Or are they free to fashion constitutional law that accounts for contemporary values? This lecture explores the debate about the role of original meaning in constitutional interpretation

Click here for more information regarding the 2018 Hesburgh Lecture

Click here to view the PDF Flyer for the 2018 Hesburgh Lecture

The lecture is free and open to the public. Tickets will be available at the DPAC on the day of the lecture.  

The Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley is also hosting a dinner before the lecture at McKenna Conference Center at 5 p.m. Dinner registrants will be provided a reserved ticket for the lecture. The dinner is open to the public.

Click here for information about the Pre-lecture Dinner at the McKenna Conference Center

This Week's Events

September 5
The Russia-Collusion Investigation: Obstruction of Justice, Pardons and Impeachment?, 12:30 p.m., McCartan Courtroom

Immigration and Just Peace: A Discussion on United States Family and Child Detention Policies, 11:00 a.m., Hesburgh Center Auditorium. Lisa Koop will be one of the panelists.
September 6
Lecture: The Power of the Law in the Hands of the Poor with Alexander McLean, 12:30 p.m., Hesburgh Center Auditorium

September 7
A Talk with Max Siegel and Dick Nussbaum, 12:30 p.m., 1315 Biolchini

What Would You Fight For? Sneak Peek: Professor Judy Fox is the star of this week's video, "Fighting for Fair Housing," that will air during the Ball State game. Judy will participate in a Q&A and sneak peek of the video as part of Football Fridays, 1:00 p.m., Eck Visitors Center

September 8
Notre Dame vs Ball State, 3:30 p.m.  

Around the Watercooler
Happy Birthday!

September 7- Debbie Sumption
We would like to celebrate your birthday too! We need your permission first, so please fill out the form here.

Work Anniversaries
Please join us in congratulating these colleagues who are celebrating work anniversaries with the University in September.

Thank you for your service to Notre Dame!
41 years
Ken Ripple

40 years
Terri Welty

37 years
Patty O'Hara
John Robinson
22 years
Beth Klein

8 years
Chuck Williams
Jaimi Wood

50th Wedding Anniversaries!
Congratulations to Kenneth and Carmela Kinslow and Rich and Becky Carlton who are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversaries. Carmela retired from the Kresge Law Library and Becky retired from the Legal Aid Clinic.
Have a great week!

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