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Week of 4.13.20

Good afternoon. We hope you all enjoyed a wonderful Easter weekend with your families. Please read below for the latest law school news and more fun employee submissions. 

The Latest News

Having Coffee With G. Marcus Cole

Dean G. Marcus Cole sat down with ND Magazine to talk about family, freedom of speech, religious liberty, his lifelong love of Notre Dame, and his vision for the Law School. Read the article here.
ND Law faculty and staff raise money in lieu of Fr. Mike show

Notre Dame Law School faculty and staff secretly raised thousands to replace the money raised from the annual Fr. Mike Show. The money helps the Women's Legal Forum support students while they do unpaid public interest work. ABC News covered the story here.
Rick Garnett interviewed on Bloomberg podcast

Rick discusses the issue of some pastors opening their church doors in defiance of governor’s stay-at-home orders, and whether religious freedoms trump public safety concerns during the coronavirus pandemic on this Bloomberg podcast. Listen here.

Patrick Thomas quoted in Bloomberg Tax

Patrick was quoted about this unprecedented IRS filing season in the article/podcast, "Tax Virus Briefing: Business Woes Mount Across the Globe." Read more here.

France and Ireland: Flattening the curve, restricting Easter travel  

Clare O'Hare, a J.S.D. candidate, writes about how France and Ireland are approaching and enforcing non-essential travel. Read more here.

Islamic law and international law share many similarities, Notre Dame Professor says

Emilia Powell, concurrent associate professor of law, is quoted in this story about how international law and the Islamic legal tradition work together. Read more here.
Faculty News

Randy Kozel's latest paper, "Leverage," looks at governmental attempts to influence behavior through conditions and inducements rather than outright prohibitions.
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 14
Faculty Visitor Meeting, Stephanie Barclay, BYU School of Law, 12:30 p.m., via Zoom

Friday, April 17
Faculty Meeting, 12:30 p.m., via Zoom

Please send any event updates for the google calendar to Amanda Gray, Please include any zoom info, etc.  
Around the Watercooler
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.

Enjoy some of the submissions below. Send us yours here 
Silas always likes to be the center of attention, even during video chats
with owner Maggie! 
Introducing Mr. Carson! He can be a little naughty sometimes...
so he fits right in with the McLaughlin family!

OIT Lunch & Learn (online session):
Tools for Working from Home

April 15, 12-1 p.m.
Learn about tools that will help you work from home. To join this online session, register in Endeavor or contact the training group at Connection information will be shared with the registrants.

Free Wellbeats on-demand fitness classes 

RecSports has partnered with Wellbeats to gain access to the same on-demand fitness classes offered in the fitness studios in the Smith Center for Recreational Sports. Unlimited streaming access to Wellbeats on-demand fitness is available now through April 30. Read more here.

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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