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NDLS Communicator
Week of 2.3.20

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

The Latest News
Sam Bray cited by Justice Gorsuch in recent opinion
Sam was cited by Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch in a recent opinion. Read more here.
Gorsuch's opinion, including Bray's scholarship on national injunctions, was mentioned in "Democrats need to listen to Neil Gorsuch’s surprisingly good idea." Read more here.
Mark McKenna quoted in Fashion Law
Mark was quoted in "Moschino Responds to Paparazzi Photo Lawsuit: You Infringed Our Copyright in the Dress." Read the story here.
Judy Fox quoted in New York Times
Judy was quoted in "Is South Bend a Prosperous College Town or a Struggling Rust Belt City?" Read more here.
A View from the Classroom: Donald Kommers

Notre Dame Magazine looks back at the late Donald Kommers' reflection on teaching constitutional law at a Catholic university. Read more here.

London Law Program students visit NATO headquarters in Brussels

Students in the ND London Law Program recently visited NATO's headquarters in Brussels. The trip was part of the International Criminal Law course that Jimmy Gurulé is teaching this semester in London. Read more here.

ND Law volunteers return to border to assist asylum seekers

Rudy Monterrosa along with 3L Grace Nickels, traveled to Texas for four days during winter break to provide legal assistance to immigrant women and their children who are seeking asylum in the United States. Read more here.
This mom and her son from Central America just won asylum with the help of two ND Law students participating in an externship with NIJC.
Faculty News

Sam Bray participated in a lunchtime event on Discussing the History of Nationwide Injunctions at Duke Law last week.

Rick Garnett gathered with other scholars, human rights advocates, and experts at BYU Law last week to discuss religious persecution.

Avishalom Tor has co-authored a chapter in a new Oxford book, Social Comparison, Judgment, and Behavior. The chapter, Social Comparison Before, During, and After the Competition is available 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, speak at a conference, or have anything else to share please let us know. You can email news here
This Week's Events
Tuesday, February 4
Faculty Colloquium, A.J. Bellia, 12:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room

Wednesday, February 5
Data-Driven Originalism: The Rise of Corpus Linguistics with James Phillips and Amy Barrett, 12:15 p.m., 1130 Eck Hall of Law

State of the Law School, 5 p.m., McCartan Courtroom
Dean Cole will address the student body

Thursday, February 6
FPAC Speaker Series: Judge Jon DeGuilio, 12:25 p.m., 1130 Eck Hall of Law

Friday, February 7
2020 JLEG Symposium: Hot Topics in Immigration Law, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., McCartan Courtroom
Around the Watercooler
Happy Birthday

 
Emily Saavedra--February 3
Have a great week!

Contact Denise Wager with suggestions, comments, and content.
dwager@nd.edu
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