Friday Events Recap. Tailgate Photos. Faculty/Staff Lunch.
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NDLS Communicator
Week of 10.14.19

Good afternoon! Please read below for the latest Law School news and events. Fall break begins this Friday. The Communicator will resume on Monday, October 28. We wish everyone a restful week.
The Latest News

ND Law hosts U.S. Attorney William Barr

U.S. Attorney General William Barr delivered a speech about religious liberty at the Law School on Friday. The event was co-sponsored by the Law School and the de Nicola Center for Ethics & Culture.

Read a recap from Notre Dame Magazine here. WNDU streamed the event live; a video of the full speech is available here.

The speech attracted significant media attention, including coverage from local media such as the South Bend Tribune, ABC57, WNDUWSBT, and WVPE, as well as regional and national media such as the Indianapolis StarThe HillWashington Examiner, CNN, and MSNBC.

In addition, National Review commended Dean Cole for his statement on freedom of speech and academic freedom at Notre Dame Law School. Read "Notre Dame Law School Dean: Freedom of Speech Matters" here.

Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim speaks with students about antitrust

Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim of the DOJ's Antitrust Division spoke with ND Law students on Friday morning.

Watch a video of his Q&A with Professor Roger Alford here.

Judge O'Scannlain and Justice Page

Friday was a busy day!

In addition to the events above, Judge Diarmuid O'Scannlain of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and retired Justice Alan Page of the Minnesota Supreme Court spoke at events at the Law School.

Judge O'Scannlain's talk was titled "On Natural Law and the Role of a Judge."

Justice Page spoke about "Football, Civil Rights, and Doing Justice." Watch a video of the conversation here.

'A Catholic law school in America'

Notre Dame Law School welcomed Professor Emeritus Jack Pratt back to campus this past weekend to deliver a lecture on the Law School's history and what it has meant to be a Catholic law school in America.

Jack's presentation and the discussion that followed with alumni, current and emeritus faculty members, and current students was very engaging.

Homecoming Tailgate Photos

Notre Dame Law School held its third annual Homecoming Tailgate on September 28, before the ND-Virginia football game.
You can see the full tailgate photo gallery here.  

Jay Tidmarsh quoted by IBJ News

Jay was quoted by the Indianapolis Business Journal in "Bankruptcy, morass of litigation follow exec’s indictment." Read the story here.

Sam Bray write for Yale Journal on Regulation

Sam wrote "A Response to The Lost History of the 'Universal' Injunction," as a guest blogger for Notice & Comment from the Yale Journal on Regulation. Read it here.

Patrick Corrigan and Paul Miller write for Columbia Law blog

Patrick wrote "The Seller’s Curse and IPO Pricing" for the Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog. Read his comments here.

Paul co-wrote "The Rise of Fiduciary Law as a Field of Study" for The Columbia Law School's Blue Sky Blog. Read the post here.
Ed Edmonds co-edits new sports and entertainment database

Ed is one of the co-editors of a new database on HeinOnline, Business and Legal Aspects of Sports and Entertainment. You can read more about it here.  

This Week's Events
Monday, October 14
A chat with Jeff Hasselman, Amazon Web Services Venture Capital, 5:30 p.m., 1140 Eck Hall of Law

Tuesday, October 15
Staff Town Hall, 11 a.m., Washington Hall

Atinuke (Tinu) Adediran, University of Chicago Law School, 12:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room

Sex, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity: An Inclusive Look at Title VII panel discussion, 12:30 p.m., McCartan Courtroom

Pro-life Feminism with Jessica Keating, 12:30 p.m., 1140 Eck Hall of Law

Thursday, October 17
What Every American Needs to Understand About the Fifth Amendment: What Police Officers Tell Their Own Children About the Right to Remain Silent, 12:30 p.m., 1140 Eck Hall of Law

Friday, October 18
Law & Economics Series: Sarath Sanga, Northwestern University, 12:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room

Fall break begins. Classes resume on Monday, October 28

 All ND Law Faculty and Staff are invited
for a Fall Break Kickoff Lunch

Friday, October 18
12:00-1:30 p.m.

Outside on the quad between the Law School and DeBartolo Hall*
Food will be provided from Martin’s Side Door Deli.  

Your ND Voice committee would like to continue to build community
throughout the Law School.

We had a very positive response from our first tailgate lunch. We hope you will join us, and kick off fall break with lunch and camaraderie with your colleagues! 

In order to plan for food an RSVP is encouraged, but not required. 

RSVP here  

*Rain site Eck Hall Atrium
Around the Watercooler
Happy Birthday!

Ed D'Arcy--October 17
Amy Shirk--October 24

We would like to celebrate your birthday too! We need your permission first, so please fill out the form here.
Have a great week!

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