NDLS Communicator
Week of 8.3.20

Good morning! We are excited to welcome our students back to campus and the Law School. Our 1Ls will begin programming this week. Classes start on August 10. Please read below for the welcome week schedule and for the latest Law School news.

The Latest News

Dean Cole: Racism Is a Life Issue Panel

Marcus was part of an online discussion on racism and the culture of life with other distinguished panelists on July 28. You can watch the discussion here.

Nicole Garnett on City Journal Podcast

In this podcast, Nicole talks about the importance of Catholic schools, their struggle to compete with charter schools, and what the Supreme Court's recent Espinoza decision means for private-school choice. Listen here.

Paolo Carozza contributes to new State Department report on human rights

As a member of the U.S. Commission on Unalienable Rights, Paolo recently contributed to a report affirming America’s unique role in protecting human rights around the world. Read more here.
Mark McKenna quoted about new nickname for Washington's NFL team

Mark was quoted by The Arkansas Democrat Gazette in "'Wolves' not just for team's taking." Read more here.
Jimmy Gurulé in the news

Jimmy was quoted by U.S. News in "What Cities Can and Can’t Do When it Comes to the Feds." Read more here.

He was also quoted by Reuters in "Trump's legal authority to deploy agents to U.S. cities may be limited, experts say." Read more here.
Rick Garnett in the news 

Rick was quoted by USA Today in "Pandemic lawsuits from voters, worshipers, prisoners meet roadblock at Supreme Court." Read more here.

He was also quoted by The Tablet in "US Supreme Court judges show they won't be taken for granted." Read more here.
Mark P. TelloyanMark Telloyan interviewed about mask ordinance

Mark was interviewed in July by the South Bend Tribune and WSBT regarding the mask ordinance for St Joseph County. Read the South Bend Tribune article here and see the WSBT story here.

Fighting for Asylum Seekers
in the Legal System

Rudy Monterossa is featured in We are ND about his work fighting for asylum seekers in Texas. Read more here.
Gerry Bradley writes for National Catholic Register

Gerry wrote, "Scenes From a Revolution? After Bostock," for National Catholic Register. Read more here.

Felicia Caponigri moderates workshop for ICON•S

Felicia moderated a virtual workshop for the International Society of Public Law, Conferences Aimed at Publishing an Edited Book, with Professor Joseph Weiler from NYU, a noted academic in the field of comparative constitutional law and international law. Watch the video here.  

Two ND Law students named National Black Law Students Association executives

Congratulations to 2Ls Ijeoma Oti and Jaylen Amaker, who were appointed to the 2020-2021 National Black Law Students Association executive board. Read more here.
Pioneering Disability Rights

On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law. To mark the ADA’s 30th anniversary, Notre Dame Magazine looks back at Robert Burgdorf Jr.’s '70, '73 J.D. reflection on the pioneering role Notre Dame played in the disability legal rights movement. Read more here.

The Role of Law, Norms, and Technology in Contact Tracing

The IP Program co-hosted a virtual event, The Role of Law, Norms, and Technology in Contact Tracing, with Italian colleagues at the AI Society at the Università di Padova. A video of the event is here.
Faculty News

Nicole Garnett will speak on August 4 at the Manhattan Institute's forum, "Religious Charter Schools: Legally Possible And Politically Advisable?

Veronica Root Martinez will be speaking on August 5 at a webinar, Building a Culture of Ethical Inclusion, sponsored by the Jewelers Vigilance Committee.
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
Virtual Events
August 3-7
Welcome Week begins today and continues throughout the week with virtual programming. The 1L class will gather for in person presentations, including a welcome from Dean Cole and Mass on Friday. An overview of Welcome Week can be found here. 
Around the Watercooler
Welcome Baby Kiley

Congratulations to Ann and Robby Kiley on the birth of their son, Owen Thomas. Owen weighed 8 lbs, 4 oz.

Theresa Fry--August 9

We would like to celebrate your birthday too! We need your permission first, so please fill out the form here.
Faculty asked to fill out ThinkND survey

ThinkND, a project of the Notre Dame Alumni Association, shares ND’s academic excellence with alumni and friends throughout the world. Faculty are invited to get involved in ThinkND's programming. All faculty members are invited to fill out the questionnaire to help ThinkND gauge your interest as they plan for the upcoming year. Questionnaire is here
Have a great week!
Contact Denise Wager with suggestions, comments, and content.
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