What Would You Fight For? Clinic News.
NDLS Communicator
Week of 9.10.18

Good morning! We hope everyone had a wonderful weekend! We have a lot of news and events to share, so please read below.  
The Latest News

Fighting for Fair Housing

Judy Fox and the Law School's Economic Justice Clinic were featured on the "What Would You Fight For?" video series that was shown at halftime of the Notre Dame-Ball State game. Watch the video here

In Memoriam: Anne Christine Hamilton

The Law School is creating a new award to honor our beloved registrar, Anne Hamilton, who died August 17. The award will be given annually to a graduating law student who has done the most to help his or her fellow students. Read more about the award and Anne's legacy here.

Bray and Hobbins' Genesis 1-11 receives praise

Sam Bray recently received notable reviews for his work, "Genesis 1-11: A New Old Translation for Readers, Scholars, and Translators," which he co-authored with Hebrew scholar and pastor John F. Hobbins. Read more here.

Judy Fox quoted in Marketplace  

Judy is quoted in an article about the battle for small e-investors. Read more here.  

Community Development Clinic helps revitalize South Bend neighborhood

Residents of a South Bend neighborhood wanted to open a nonprofit coffee shop to create a greater sense of community. They turned to the Community Development Clinic for help, and the result was The Local Cup. Read more here.

IP and Entrepreneurship Clinic secures patent for Notre Dame alum

Read about how the clinic helped Yifan Wang '15 M.F.A. turn his idea for a low-cost way to make smartphone cases into a patented invention here.

Student Achievements

Congratulations to 3L Jessica Skocik, who was named a Ms. JD Fellow. Fellows are selected based on academic performance, leadership, and dedication to advancing the status of women in the legal profession.

2L Alexandria Hasenkamp has received The Paul D. White Scholarship from the law firm of BakerHostetler. The scholarship is awarded annually to promote diversity and includes a paid summer clerkship and a cash award.  

This Week's Events

September 10
Kristin Schleiter, a Senior Legislative Attorney for the American Medical Association, will speak on Telemedicine and the American Medical Association, 12:30 p.m., 3331 Biolchini
September 11
Mark Rotert will speak about the Cook County Convictions Integrity Unit, 12:30 p.m., 1140 Eck Hall of Law
September 12
Faculty Meeting, 12:30 p.m., 2130 Eck Hall of Law

Professional Portraits, 12:30-4 p.m., meet in Eck Atrium.
All faculty and staff are invited to get their photo taken, no appointment is necessary.

Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley 2018 Hesburgh Lecture: Judge Amy Coney Barrett, 7:30 p.m., Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center 
Judge Barrett's lecture "What Would James Madison Do?" explores the debate about the role of original meaning in constitutional interpretation. Please reserve tickets here.

September 13
The Future of Religious Liberty, 12:30 p.m., 1140 Eck Hall of Law 

September 14
The NDLA board will meet all day throughout the Law School.

Notre Dame Lawyers as U.S. Attorneys, 4:00 p.m., McCartan Courtroom 
The Law School’s 2018 Homecoming Weekend kicks off with a panel of Notre Dame Lawyers who are serving as U.S. attorneys. Speakers include Peter Deegan Jr. ‘92, Northern District of Iowa; Mark Klaassen ‘98 J.D., District of Wyoming; and John “Jay” Town ‘95, Northern District of Alabama. Jimmy Gurulé will moderate.

Notre Dame Black Law Students Association alumni banquet, 6:00 p.m., McKenna Dining Hall.
Faculty and staff are welcome to attend. Please RSVP here.

September 15
Notre Dame vs Vanderbilt, 2:30 p.m. 

2018 Notre Dame Law School Homecoming is all day on campus.

Around the Watercooler
If you missed last week's Communicator you can view it here.
50th Wedding Anniversaries!
Congratulations to Kenneth and Carmela Kinslow and Rich and Becky Carlton who are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversaries. Carmela retired from the Kresge Law Library and Becky retired from the Legal Aid Clinic.
Mass Schedule
For the Fall semester, Mass will be offered in the St. Thomas More Chapel as follows:
  • Monday-Thursday, 5:15 p.m.
  • Friday, 12:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, 4:30 p.m.
Have a great week!

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