Celebrate the Law School's 150th Anniversary.  Faculty/Staff Tailgate Lunch. 
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Week of 9.3.19

Good morning! We hope the academic year is off to a great start for everyone. We will celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Law School with festivities later this month. Read below about how you can participate. 
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Celebrate 150 Years of ND Law

Faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to a reception celebrating Notre Dame Law School's sesquicentennial from 6–8 p.m. on Friday, September 27, in the Dahnke Ballroom in Duncan Student Center. A program introducing Dean Marcus Cole to alumni will start at 6:45 p.m.

There is no cost to attend the reception, but registration is required. 
Register for Reception
The reception is part of the Law School's Homecoming Weekend, which is the weekend that the Fighting Irish host Virginia.

Faculty and staff can also attend the Homecoming Tailgate for free by registering with the code "NDFacStaff" and entering your email as the confirmation email address. The space where you enter the code is at the bottom of the "Shopping Cart" screen that appears after you enter your name and the names of any family members attending the tailgate. Make sure you click on the "Apply" button after you enter the code!
Register for Tailgate
Notre Dame Law School: A Catholic Law School in America
Saturday, October 12, 10:00 a.m.,1130 Eck Hall of Law

Founded in 1869, Notre Dame Law School is the oldest law school at a Catholic university in the United States. What has it meant to be a Catholic law school in America? Professor Emeritus Walter F. Pratt Jr., a noted legal historian, will discuss that question in a presentation about ND Law's history.

There is no cost to attend, and all are welcome.

Steve Yelderman quoted in Slate

Steve was quoted in the Slate story, "Why Are There So Many Weird Tech Patents?" Read more here.

Rick Garnett quoted by Deseret News

Rick was quoted by Deseret News in "How the Supreme Court’s sex discrimination cases could affect BYU and hundreds of faith-based colleges." Read the story here.

Holding Court: Former UTEP Women's Basketball Stars Begin Law Careers

The University of Texas at El Paso wrote a story on Notre Dame Law alumnae Cameasha Turner '19 J.D. and Marissa Rodriguez '18 J.D. Read the story here.
Faculty News 


Congratulations to Sam Bray, whose paper "The Parable of the Forms" was the most downloaded paper the week of August 19 on SSRN.

Nicole Garnett will speak at two events this week in St. Louis through the Carver Project. Read more here
This Week's Events
Tuesday, September 3
Faculty Colloquium, Christian Burset, 12:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room
Wednesday, September 4
Faculty Meeting, 12:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room
Friday, September 6
Memorial Mass for John Nagle, 12:45 p.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart
Please join us for a Mass said in memory of John.

You’re invited for a tailgate lunch for all
ND Law School Faculty and Staff


Friday, September 13
12:00-2:00 p.m.

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


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



In response to feedback from the ND Voice survey we would like to continue to build community throughout the Law School.

Kick-off the ND football home opener weekend,
and enjoy lunch and camaraderie with your colleagues.


*Rain site 1140 Eck Hall of Law

Around the Watercooler
Welcome Baby Versagli!

Congratulations to Vinny and Calli Versagli on the birth of their new daughter, Clara Louise, on August 29. Clara weighed 7 lbs., 3 oz. and will join big sister, Natali at home. 
Happy Birthday!

Debbie Sumption--September 7

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

Contact Denise Wager with suggestions, comments, and content.
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