NDLS Communicator
Week of 8.9.21

Good morning! We officially welcome everyone back to work in the Law School! Please read below for the latest news. We will resume weekly publication on August 16. 

The Latest News

Law faculty members file three amicus briefs in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

Carter Snead, Rick Garnett, and John Finnis contributed to three amicus briefs in the upcoming Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization
Rick wrote "Rehnquist's Reservations and the Future of Roe" for Law & Liberty about Dobbs Case. 
Carter has filed (with Mary Ann Glendon, Learned Hand Professor of Law, emerita, Harvard University) an amici curiae brief in the Dobbs V. Jackson Women's Health Organization. Read more here

Report co-produced by ND Law’s Economic Justice Clinic highlights looming eviction crisis and how Indiana courts can help

A new report from Indiana University McKinney Law 
Health and Human Rights Clinic, the Indiana Justice Project, and ND Law's Economic Justice Clinic, directed by Judith Fox, highlight the looming eviction crisis in Indiana and how the state's courts can help. Judy appeared on local stations ABC57 and WSBT and her interview also aired on a CBS affiliate in Greensboro, N.C.

Andy Royer, the Exoneration Clinic's first exoneree, has been officially added to the National Exoneration Registry

Jimmy Gurulé
talks to Bloomberg and quoted by USA Today
Jimmy talked to Bloomberg Law in the podcast "Trump Ally Barrack Charged With Illegal Lobbying."

Jimmy was quoted in "Lawmakers want to know about 'every minute' of Jan. 6: A DOJ policy change may help compel Trump officials to testify." subscription is required. 
Call for Papers: Law and Economics of the Digital Transformation
The 9th Law and Economics Conference: Law and Economics of the Digital Transformation announces a call for papers. Hosted by the Program on Law & Market Behavior and the University of Lucerne, the conference will be held April 8-9, 2022, in Switzerland. More information is here.
Student News

Notre Dame Law JSD student wins important parental rights case before the Chilean Constitutional Tribunal

Jorge Barrera Rojas, a student in the J.S.D. program, recently represented 15 senators before the Chilean Constitutional Tribunal — the country’s highest court — resulting in a landmark ruling that protects the right of parents to educate their children. 

Congratulations to 3L Stephanie Wong

Stephanie won the fall 2021 scholarship from Smith & Eulo Law. Her essay on serving the Asian American and Pacific Islander community while in law school and her intentions to continue after graduation was inspiring. 
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
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