Happy New Year! New babies! New employees!
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Week of 1.7.19

Good afternoon! Happy New Year! We hope you all enjoyed a restful break and a wonderful holiday. We have a lot of news to share--including new babies and new employees! 
The Latest News

Local attorneys and law students spend holidays helping asylum seekers

Adjunct Professor Rudy Monterrosa '01 J.D., his wife, Cecilia, and a group of Law School students headed to the U.S.-Mexico border over winter break to provide representation for mothers and children who were being detained as asylum seekers. We will provide an update on their trip in the coming weeks. 

WSBT coverage here and South Bend Tribune article here.
Carter Snead writes for Public Discourse

Carter Snead and Mary O'Callaghan, a fellow at the Center for Ethics and Culture, write about a law that prohibits abortions performed solely because the unborn child has Down syndrome or another disability. Read their article here.

Steve Yelderman writes for Patentlyo

Steve's guest post, "Which Kinds of Printed Publications Invalidate Patents in Court?" is here.  
One for All. Are nationwide injunctions legal?

Sam Bray spoke with Duke Judicature about the legality of nationwide injunctions. Read his comments here.
Jimmy Gurulé in the news

Goldman’s Malaysian Scandal Revives the ‘Too Big to Jail’ Debate. Read here.

The Unraveling of Michael Flynn’s Sentencing. Listen to the podcast here. 

Bloomberg Day Break. Listen here.
ND Law alum helping communities fight crime

Four years ago John W. Nelson ’64, ’67 J.D. started the Montrose Regional Crime Stoppers in Grand Junction, Colo. and currently serves as regional director for Crime Stoppers USA, helping to educate and train volunteers with programs in Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado. Read his story here.

This Week's Events

There are no events this week. The second semester starts on January 14.

Around the Watercooler
New Babies!  

Congratulations to Katelynn McBride Barbosa and her husband, Vince, on the birth of their daughter! Stella Reese was born on January 3, weighing 6 pounds and 8 ounces. 
Stella Reese Barbosa 
Congratulations to Marah and Matthew McLeod on the birth of their new daughter, Marcella Rose! Marcella was born on January 5.

Marcella Rose McLeod
Congratulations to Steve and Alex Yelderman on the birth of their son born on January 4. He will be named at his upcoming bris.

Baby Yelderman and his adoring siblings 

Congratulations to all three families on their new additions!
Welcome new staff members
Jennifer Fox has joined the Law School as our new registrar! Jenny most recently served as assistant dean for programming and personnel within the First Year of Studies Program and has been with the University since 2005. Please stop by 1101 Eck Hall to meet Jenny, and welcome her to the Law School.

Sarah Carruthers ’10 is the new associate director, law and graduate business annual giving. She was most recently a territory manager at Remarkable Liquids. Sarah will be spending the next few months in the development offices at Eddy Street, but will be setting up a regular schedule at the Law School. She will be in suite 1341 Biolchini. 
Happy Birthday!

 January 12--Mary Squyres
We would like to celebrate your birthday too! We need your permission first, so please fill out the form here.
Work Anniversaries
Please join us in congratulating these colleagues who are celebrating work anniversaries with the University in January.

Thank you for your service to Notre Dame!
1 year
Sharon Bacon
Alicia Cummins

2 years
Chris Kozelichki

3 years
Alicia Sachau
16 years
Lori Dutka

20 years
Wendy Noecker

22 years 
Warren Rees

33 years
Dwight King
Have a great week!

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