Veterans Day. New Program in Private Law.
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Week of 11.12.18

Good morning! Thank you to all of our faculty, staff, and students who have or are serving in the military. Read below for some stories about our student veterans and current military students.
The Latest News

A different kind of lawyer: Veterans and military students studying at ND Law School

Several Notre Dame Law School students have served or are currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. In observance of Veterans Day, we are honored to share some of their stories. Read more here
New program on private law

The Law School has launched a new Program on Private Law to extend the impact of faculty research, support student involvement in faculty research projects, and help the Law School expand private law course offerings. Read more here.
Jimmy Gurule interviewed in USA Today

Jimmy was interviewed in the USA Today article, "Trump fires Jeff Sessions, names Matthew Whitaker as interim attorney general." Read more here

Mary Ellen O'Connell and Amal Clooney at American Society of International Law event

Mary Ellen recently met international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney at an event sponsored by the American Society of International Law. The event provided an opportunity to hear about Clooney's work to promote human rights and the global rule of law.   

Rick Garnett quoted in article about religious freedom

Rick was quoted in the Crux article, "Globally and abroad, experts say religious freedom more than a ‘commodity.’" Read more here.

This Week's Events

November 12

Discussion of the Illinois Street Gang and RICO law with Cook County ASA Thomas Darman, former Cook County ASA Dan Reedy, and U.S. District Court Judge Jack Blakey, 12:20 p.m., 1130 Eck Hall of Law

November 13
Trans Voices: A Panel on Legal Issues Impacting the Transgender Community, 12:30 p.m., 1140 Eck Hall of Law

Notre Dame Exoneration Project: Anthony Hinton of Equal Justice Initiative will share his story of being exonerated after spending 30 years on Death Row, 12:30 p.m., McCartan Courtroom

November 14
Dan Alban, Institute for Justice in Washington D.C., will speak on the recent Supreme Court case Timbs v. Indiana, 12:30 p.m., 1140 Eck Hall of Law

November 15
Faculty Colloquium, Dan Klerman, USC, 12:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room

Professor Speaker Series: John Nagle, 12:45 p.m., 1130 Eck Hall of Law
November 16
Notre Dame National Appellate Advocacy Tournament for Religious Freedom, all day, throughout Eck and Biolchini

November 17
Notre Dame National Appellate Advocacy Tournament for Religious Freedom Final Round, 12:45 p.m., McCartan Courtroom

Notre Dame vs Syracuse at Yankee Stadium, 2:30 p.m.
Around the Watercooler
  Happy Birthday!

November 15   Veronica Root
November 17   Ali Wruble

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Congratulations, Sean O'Brien
Sean was one of three people elected to the Clay Township Board last week. He received more votes than any of the other candidates.

Congratulations, Sean!
Have a great week!

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