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NDLS Communicator
Week of 6.24.19

Good morning and happy summer! Please read below for the latest Law School news.  
The Latest News

Notre Dame Law dean Newton leaves legacy of academic rigor, sustained support

As Dean Newton prepares to step down as ND Law's dean at the end of this month, The Indiana Lawyer looks at her legacy. Read more here.

Congratulations and best wishes, Nell! Enjoy your time in London and Washington D.C., and we look forward to seeing you back on campus next year!

Veronica Root Martinez earns tenure

Congratulations to Veronica who has earned tenure and was promoted to full professor. Read more here

John Finnis appointed as Companion of the Order of Australia

Read about John's appointment here. Congratulations!

Jimmy Gurulé to host cybersecurity conference

Jimmy and Michael Desch, will co-host, Transnational Cyber Attacks: The Rapidly Evolving Threat to National Security and Legal Response, this week at Notre Dame’s London Global Gateway. The event will bring together international law and security scholars from the United States and Europe. Read more here.
Notre Dame's Fitzgerald Institute promotes the common good through real estate  

Dan Kelly is the faculty director for the new Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate — an interdisciplinary institute where researchers will study all aspects of real estate, including how real estate can promote human flourishing and the common good. Read more here.

Federal judge tosses suit seeking to stop Obama center in Jackson Park, compares project to Soldier Field

There are two ND Law connections in this story. U.S. District Judge John Blakey '88, '92 J.D. issued the ruling. And Nicole Garnett joined with law professors from several other law schools on a brief urging this result. 
The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity hosted 364 students at its 1L Scholars Conference earlier this month in Atlanta. ND Law was represented by, from left, Andrew Franklin, Parth Parikh, Nicole Barba, Ethan Heller, Mustafa Ahmed, Victoria Kelley, and Libby Moyer.
Notre Dame London

Andrew Owens '19 J.D. takes us on a journey through his experience of London, using photographs of what was right on his doorstep, and beyond! See his photo video here.
This Week's Events
Monday, June 24

MVP Staff Retirement Celebration for Terry Welty, Deb Fox, Lu Ann Nate, Cathy Roemer, Leslie Berg, and Gloria Krull, 4-6 p.m., Eck Commons
 
We hope to see you there. Watch for pictures from the party in the next issue of the Communicator! 

Thursday, July 4
Law School is closed. Happy 4th!
Around the Watercooler
Happy Birthday!

 
July 1--Jake Baska
July 5--Margaret Lloyd
July 6--Terri Welty

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

‘He built cathedrals’: Law school community remembers professor John Nagle


The Observer remembers John in this eloquent piece. Read more here.

Domer Dozen 

Nominations are now open for the Domer Dozen, a new initiative that will recognize and celebrate the achievements of 12 successful Notre Dame young alumni (age 32 and under) starting with a special on-field recognition this fall during the ND-New Mexico home football weekend,
September 12-14. 
 Have a great week!

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