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Week of 4.27.20

Good afternoon. We are thinking of our faculty and students as our semester officially winds down this week. Please read below for the latest law school news.

The Latest News

Jimmy Gurulé appointed to international counter-terrorism project

Jimmy was appointed to the peer review board for Project CRAAFT (Collaboration, Research and Analysis Against the Financing of Terrorism). Read more here.

Symposium: Leave courts out of presidential elector dispute

Visiting Professor Derek Muller wrote a piece for the SCOTUSblog about leaving courts out of the presidential elector dispute. Read more here. He also wrote an amicus brief on the same topic here.

Notre Dame Tax Clinic sees uptick in stimulus check questions

Patrick Thomas spoke with ABC57 News about the IRS stimulus checks. See the story here.

EJIL Talk!, discusses Mary Ellen O'Connell's book

There will be a discussion this week by several international lawyers about Mary Ellen's book, "The Art of Law in the International Community," on the European Journal of International Law blog, EJIL Talk! You can read and join the discussion here
Indiana man released from prison after 16 years, thanks to help from Exoneration Project 
Students in Notre Dame Law School’s Wrongful Conviction Externship worked extensively on the Andy Royer case. Read more about their work and the externship here.

2020 Klau Center Summer Fellows

Congratulations to Madeline Callaghan, Katherine Cienkus, and Thomas Kozdron for being named 2020 Summer Fellows by the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights. Read more here.

European nations respond to increased domestic violence during Covid-19 

J.S.D. candidate Clare O'Hare writes about how Europe is responding to increased domestic violence reports amid COVID-19. Read more here. 
ND Law student quoted in Wall Street Journal

3L Matthew Bradley was quoted in the article, "Law Students in ‘No Man’s Land’ as Coronavirus Delays Bar Exams." Read more here.
Dear faculty and staff,
We want to share your scholarship and other news and accomplishments with the ND Law community. If you have a new research piece, receive an award, or have anything else to share please let us know. You can email news here

Coronavirus Updates

Law School Coronavirus Resources
The Faculty and Staff portion of the Law School website continues to be updated to include updates specific to Law School operations and resources and tools for faculty.  

Law School Access
Access to the Law School remains card access only. Your Irish1Card will still gain you access to the building.

Social Distancing
Please continue to practice social distancing. Use phone or email instead of holding in person meetings. If you must meet in person, please keep a distance of 6 ft between each person.

University Message and Resources
You can find the University updates on the Coronavirus here
The site includes frequently asked questions and the option to submit a question. You may also direct questions to a hotline at 574-631-5900.
Upcoming Virtual Events
Tuesday, April 28
Last class day

Wednesday, April 29
Faculty meeting, 11 a.m., via Zoom 

Final exams will run from May 1-8.

Please send any event updates for the google calendar to Amanda Gray, Please include any zoom info, etc.  
Around the Watercooler
Father Mike Show:
Sharon Bacon on the Spoons
While Sharon did not get to show off her spoon playing abilities this year, you can see her performance from last year's Father Mike show here.
Share and Stay Connected!
Send us pictures of your new home office, something fun your family is doing during quarantine, your pets, funny memes or jokes, or anything you would like to share.

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Fill out this form with your recommendations for movies, Netflix shows, on-line activities and tours, books, games, or anything else you love and find interesting. All recommendations are viewable here.
Stay safe and healthy!
Contact Denise Wager with suggestions, comments, and content.
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