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Week of 9.13.21

Good morning! Please read below for the latest law school news.

The Latest News

Justice Amy Coney Barrett teaches intensive course on statutory interpretation

Justice Barrett returned to the Law School at the beginning of the fall semester to teach an intensive course to 15 third-year law students. Read more here.

ND Law's Religious Liberty Initiative files amicus brief in Supreme Court school choice case 

On Friday, September 10, Notre Dame Law School’s Religious Liberty Initiative filed its second amicus brief in the upcoming Supreme Court case Carson v. Makin. The Religious Liberty Initiative represents groups that operate and support elementary and secondary schools in three faith traditions. Read more here.

ND Law’s Military and Veteran Law Society to ‘Lap the Lakes’ in support of vets who have experienced mental or physical trauma

Members of the Notre Dame community will run and walk around St. Joseph’s Lake and St. Mary’s Lake for 22 straight hours this week in support of Mission 22, an organization that helps veterans who have experienced mental or physical trauma. Read more about the event and how to get involved here.
Alumni News
Domer Dozen:  ND Law alumna Tia B. Paulette
Tia B. Paulette ’18 J.D. was recognized with other outstanding young ND graduates in Notre Dame Alumni's 2021 Domer Dozen. As founding president of ND Law’s Exoneration Project, she helped lay the foundation for our new Exoneration Justice Clinic. Read more here.

A Different Kind of Lawyer:
An Evening with Big Ten Conference Commissioner Kevin Warren ‘90 J.D.

Join us on Friday, September 24 in Chicago for a conversation with Kevin Warren, Big Ten Conference Commissioner, former Minnesota Vikings Chief Operating Officer, and class of 1990 ND Law alum. Commissioner Warren will discuss topics that include how faith and Notre Dame have shaped his career and personal life, as well as the call for social justice in college athletics. Dean Cole will give a short welcome and moderate the discussion. If you would like to attend more information is here. Deadline to register is September 17.
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
Monday, September 13
Graduate Seminar Speaking Series: Viviana Krsticevic, Center for Justice and International Law, 12:30 p.m., 1310 Biolchini

Wednesday, September 15
Faith and the Role of the Judge, Judges Stephanos Bibas and Kyle Duncan, 12:30 p.m., 1170 Eck Hall of Law

Bulldog Theft: True Crime and Punishment in Georgia, Travis McDade, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 12:30 p.m., 1130 Eck Hall of Law

Thursday, September 16
2021 Tocqueville Lecture: Justice Clarence Thomas, 3:30 p.m., Leighton Concert Hall in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. Information about tickets is here.

Lap the Lakes: A Run to Support Mission 22 at Notre Dame, 6:00 p.m. Sept. 16 to 4:00 p.m. Sept. 17, St. Joseph's and St. Mary's Lakes
You can sign up here to participate as a runner, and you can donate to support the cause here.

Friday, September 17
Dean's Staff Update, Noon, Faculty Meeting Room. Order lunch here by September 15.

An Introduction to International Law and Diplomacy, Ambassador Christopher Landau, 12:30 p.m., 1140 Eck Hall of Law

Human Space Exploration and the Law, with Mike Hawes, Lockheed Martin, 2:00 pm., 1315 Biolchini

Saturday, September 18
Notre Dame vs. Purdue, 2:30 p.m.
Around the Watercooler
New headshots for faculty and staff

We have two sessions set up with the University photographers for new headshots. You can sign up for a 10-minute session on either Monday, October 4 (1-4 p.m.) or Thursday, October 7 (9 a.m.-noon) using this Google Sheet.  
Have a great week!
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