NDLS Communicator
Week of 2.21.21

Good morning! Please read below for the latest Law School news and events. 

The Latest News
Walk the Walk Week 
This year marks the sixth annual campus-wide observance of Walk the Walk Week, a week-long series of events that help us consider how we — individually and collectively — can make Notre Dame even more welcoming and inclusive. Visit to learn more. 
Black History Month: A Month of Remembrance
BLSA's Black History Month exhibition is located in the Law School Commons and features BLSA alumni, explains the relevance of Black History Month, and highlights major historical and legal events that have impacted the condition of Black Americans.

The link to the virtual exhibition is available here.
Book co-edited by Paolo Carozza examines the meaning of human dignity'

A new Kellog Institute book series volume co-edited by Paolo, The Practice of Human Development and Dignity, explores the meaning of human dignity and its implications for development. Read more here
Judy Fox spoke with WSBT

Judy spoke with WSBT for "New Indiana law strips cities of power to regulate rental properties," watch here
SEC order cites Patrick Corrigan's paper on IPO pricing

A final order by the Securities and Exchange Commission cited Patrick's article, "The Seller's Curse and the Underwriter's Pricing Pivot: A Behavioral Theory of IPO Pricing." Read more here
Faculty News

Today at 5:00 p.m Mark McKenna will be the moderator for Fair Use Week 2021, "Text & Data Mining in the Digital Humanities." More information here
Student News

ND Law students advance to nationals of Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court tournament

Justin Maroni and Seth Sanders, both third-year law students, and Henry Lay, a second-year student won the Chicago regional of the Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court tournament on February 15. Maroni and Sanders were the team’s oralists and Lay assisted with brief writing. Read more here.

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
Upcoming Events

Monday, February 22

  • The Lamentations of Jeremiah: An Intergenerational Conversation on the Crises of Our Time, 3:00 p.m., zoom 
  • SCELF: A Discussion with Sports Agent, Kieran Piller 5:00 p.m., zoom
  • Fair Use Week 2021: Text & Data Mining in the Digital Humanities       5:00 p.m., zoom
  • An Evening with U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, 7:00 p.m., zoom

Tuesday, February 23

  • Faculty Colloquium, 12:30 p.m., zoom
  • An Unprecedented Transition: A Discussion of the Transition from the Trump Administration to the Biden Administration, 12:30 p.m., zoom
  • Global Lawyering in Practice Series: Immigration Law between New York and London, 12:30 p.m., zoom
  • Talk with Associate General Counsel for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, 12:30 p.m., zoom
  • The Life and Legacy of Sr. Thea Bowman, FSPA Servant of God: A Facilitated Conversation with the Rev. Maurice Nutt, C.Ss.R., 7:00 p.m., more information here

Wednesday, February 24

  • Is Gun Control on the Horizon? The Second Amendment and the Biden Administration, 12:30 p.m., zoom
  • Global Lawyering in Practice Series: Immigration Law between New York and London, 12:30 p.m., zoom

Thursday, February 25 

  • London Law Program information session, 8:30 a.m., zoom
  • Language, Race and Justice, 12:00 p.m., zoom
  • Slavery at the Constitutional Convention, Michael P. Zuckert, Nancy R. Dreux Professor of Political Science, Emeritus, 12:45 p.m., zoom, more information here
  • A Conversation with Professor Deseriee Kennedy, 12:30 p.m., zoom
  • Special Education Law Panel, 6:00 p.m., zoom
  • Reading and Discussion for "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi, 6:00 p.m., zoom

Friday, February 26 

  • ACLU's Work on Voting and Immigration Rights in America, 12:30 p.m., zoom
  • Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary: "The Black Lives Matter Syllabus," 12:45 p.m., zoom
Around the Watercooler
Welcome Sarah Joyce Baker!

Sarah Joyce Baker has joined the Law School's Religious Liberty Initiative as a legal assistant. She previously worked for the Keough School of Global Affairs and the Constitutional Studies and Tocqueville Programs in the Department of Political Science. Prior to coming to Notre Dame, she was an administrative assistant for McCourt Global in New York, NY, and a pastoral associate for St. Anthony Catholic Church. Sarah has a BA in history and theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville and she is currently enrolled in the Executive Master of Nonprofit Administration program at the Mendoza College of Business. Sarah is located in 3100 Eck. 

Lenten Prayer Series for Staff

Staff are invited to a virtual Lenten prayer series led by staff chaplain Rev. Jim Bracke, C.S.C. Take time for spiritual renewal as Father Jim offers different forms of prayer throughout the Lenten season. All faith traditions are welcome. RSVP here.
COVID-19 Vaccine
Indiana residents age 65 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Remember, you can get vaccinated at any site in Indiana.
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Have a great week!
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