ND Law's 150th Anniversary Celebration. Faculty/Staff Tailgate Lunch. 
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Week of 9.9.19

Good morning! Please read below for the latest Law School news and events.
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
Notre Dame Law School: A Catholic Law School in America
Saturday, October 12, 10:00 a.m.,1130 Eck Hall of Law

Founded in 1869, Notre Dame Law School is the oldest law school at a Catholic university in the United States. What has it meant to be a Catholic law school in America? Professor Emeritus Walter F. Pratt Jr., a noted legal historian, will discuss that question in a presentation about ND Law's history.

There is no cost to attend, and all are welcome.

Roger Alford returns to ND Law after serving DOJ’s Antitrust Division

Roger is back at the Law School after a two-year appointment with the U.S. Department of Justice. He managed the Antitrust Division’s international work, developing policy and promoting enforcement of antitrust laws around the world. Read more here.

Rick Garnett quoted in Sports Illustrated

Rick was quoted by SI in "Faith, Football and the Fervent Religious Culture at Dabo Swinney's Clemson." Read the story here.

Judy Fox quoted about local rent issue

Judy was quoted in several stories about new owners of a local apartment complex suddenly raising rent by more than $200 a month.

Tenants of apartments where rent is being raised over $200 finally getting some answers

Community leaders step up to help residents at Western Manor Apartments

Tenants at South Bend apartment complex look for answers as rate hike looms

Program on Private Law hosts Legal Ethics and Fiduciaries Workshop in Ireland

Timely and thought-leading research on fiduciary principles and philosophical legal ethics were the central themes for a roundtable held in June at Notre Dame’s Kylemore Abbey Global Centre in Connemara, Ireland. Read more here.

Program on Church, State & Society 2019 fellows share summer experiences

Four Notre Dame Law students gained valuable exposure this summer in the area of religious-institutions practice. Read more here.
This Week's Events
Tuesday, September 10
Faculty Colloquium, Sarah Burstein, 12:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room

Thursday, September 12
Fr. John Paul Kimes will discuss his work and teaching experience in canon law, 12:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room

Judicial Lecture: Judge Paul Watford, United States Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 12:30 p.m.,1130 Eck Hall of Law

Friday, September 13
ND Law Faculty & Staff Tailgate, 12-2 p.m., Quad between the Law School and DeBartolo Hall

Saturday, September 14
Notre Dame vs. New Mexico, 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 17

Father John's Address to Faculty, 4:00 p.m., DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

You’re invited for a tailgate lunch for all
ND Law School Faculty and Staff


Friday, September 13
12:00-2:00 p.m.

Outside on the quad between the Law School and DeBartolo Hall*
Food will be provided from Martin’s Side Door Deli 


In order to plan for food an RSVP is encouraged, but not required. 



In response to feedback from the ND Voice survey we would like to continue to build community throughout the Law School.

Kick-off the ND football home opener weekend,
and enjoy lunch and camaraderie with your colleagues.


*rain site is 1310 and 1315 Biolchini

Around the Watercooler
In Sympathy 


We extend our deepest sympathy to Kevin and Missy O'Rear on the loss of their daughter, Mary Cate. Please keep the O'Rear family in your thoughts and prayers during this very sad and difficult time now and in the days ahead.


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