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NDLS Communicator
Week of 8.5.19

Good afternoon! Happy August! Enjoy the last few weeks of your summer. We will be back with weekly issues of the Communicator on August 19. Read below for the latest Law School news.
The Latest News
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

IP & Entrepreneurship Clinic helps ND alumni patent medical device

Thanks to Notre Dame Law School’s Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic, the father-daughter team behind Vampiro was able to obtain a patent for their medical device used for laparoscopic surgery. Read more here.

Conservatives and Originalism: Their Relationship, Reconsidered

Jeff reconsiders the relationship between conservatives and originalism in this article. Read more here
Stephen Smith and Rick Garnett on WVPE

Steve and Rick were quoted by WVPE in "The History of Indiana's Hate Crime Laws." The report also recounts a pro bono case argued by late Professor and former Law School Dean Thomas Shaffer. Listen here.

Mark McKenna quoted by Fashion Law

Mark was quoted by The Fashion Law in "Supreme Court Will Consider When Trademark Infringers May Be Forced to Hand Over Their Profits." Read more here.

Lloyd Mayer in the news

Lloyd was quoted by Bloomberg Tax in the article,"IRS Could Face More Court Battles After Nonprofit Donor Ruling." Read the story here.

He was also quoted by in "Kris Kobach’s run for U.S. Senate praised during We Build The Wall border conference." Read more here.

Sam Bray writes for Volokh Conspiracy

Sam wrote a new piece, "A Tale of Two District Courts" about national injunction. Read it here.   

Jimmy Gurulé talks to Politico

Jimmy is interviewed in the article, "A New Legal Argument for Impeachment." Read more here.

3L Jennie Christensen was chosen for a Women and
Hi Tech Corporate Law Scholarship for the coming school year. Read more about Jennie and her focus on data privacy here.
Faculty Publications
Mary Ellen O’Connell reviews Rebecca Sanders' book “Plausible Deniability: Legal Culture and Political Imperative in the Global War in Terror" here.
This Week's Events
Thursday, August 15
Adjunct faculty lunch meeting, 12:00 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room
Around the Watercooler
Happy Birthday!

August 11--Kate Singer

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

Staff Chaplain Fr. Jim Bracke invites everyone at the Law School to Midday Prayer on Tuesdays from 12:10 p.m.-12:25 p.m. at St. Andre Bessette, CSC Chapel in Flanner Hall.
 Have a great week!

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