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Week of 2.24.20

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

The Latest News

Mark Telloyan interviewed in South Bend Tribune

Mark is quoted in an article about the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy filing. Read more here.

A Conversation with
U.S. Senator Chris Coons

U.S. Senator Chris Coons of Delaware visited Notre Dame Law School on February 21 to share his insights and experiences from the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Sam Bray moderated the discussion. You can watch the conversation here.

Faculty News

Jeff Pojanowski hosted a conference, Constitutions, Peoples, and Sovereignty, in London last week. Rick Garnett, Amy Barrett, John Finnis, and Michael Addo attended.

Mark McKenna will moderate a discussion, The Human Side of Data: 'Doing Good' vs 'Do No Harm' in Future-Focused Organizations, in San Mateo, California on February 27.  

Judy Fox spoke at a symposium last Friday at UC Irvine School of Law. She was on a panel titled "The Student Loan Market Through the Lens of Consumer Law."
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
Monday, February 24
Fair Use Week 2020: Appropriation Art, Transformativeness, and Fair Use, 5:45 p.m., 1315 Biolchini Hall of Law
Discussion of the history of appropriation art, its use in contemporary artistic practice, and the challenges of appropriation art's digital preservation in the museum as they relate to fair use issues under copyright law.  

Tuesday, February 25
Faculty Colloquium, Judy Fox, 12:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room

Fair Use Week 2020: Pop-Up IP Clinic, 2 p.m., 231B & 231C Hesburgh Library

Wednesday, February 26
Fair Use Week 2020: Digital Preservation, Archiving, and Copyright Law, 12:30 p.m., 3130 Eck Hall of Law.
A panel discussion about the purpose of digital preservation; the complex interests among institutions, users, and the public as digital assets are preserved, archived, and managed; and the importance of raising awareness about the loss of intangible digital assets.

Dick Nussbaum, 12:30 p.m., room TBD

Why The Attorney General Should Resign with Jimmy Gurulé, 12:30 p.m., 1130 Eck Hall of Law

Ash Wednesday 

Thursday, February 27
Fair Use Week 2020: Fair Use Film Screenings, 2 p.m., Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library
Explore fair use in film and the importance of parody and satire through short film screenings of Midnight in Paris, Our Nixon, and clips from Saturday Night Live.
Friday, February 28
Fair Use Week 2020: What is a Copy?, 10 a.m., Rare Books & Special Collections, 1st floor of Hesburgh Library
A display and presentation of tangible books and manuscripts that challenge our notions of what is a copy, including examples of tangible text, multiple iterations of texts, forgeries and imitations, and multiple editions and printings. A number of rare items from the University's collections will be shown.
Save the date

Faculty/Staff Lunch on Friday, March 6.
This is the Friday before spring break.
Mark your calendars, we hope to see you there!
Around the Watercooler
Welcome new babies!

Congratulations to Veronica and Geo Martinez on the birth of their son, Samuel John, born on February 22.
Samuel John
Congratulations to Sadie Blanchard and Brendan Bridgford on the birth of their son, Thomas Brendan, on February 21.
Thomas Brendan

Happy Birthday!

Alicia Sachau--March 1
Vote for a ND Law Alum's 

project in the IMF Anti-Corruption Innovation Challenge Competition

Cari Votava '85 J.D. has submitted a project, Rule of Law Foundations:  Improving Access to Laws & Regs in AFRICA to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Anti-Corruption Innovation Challenge Competition. She is asking if ND Law would help support her by voting on her project.

To vote:
  • Go to the page of the Project (Rule of Law Foundations:  Improving Access to Laws in AFRICA):
  • Register by clicking on the Logon/Register box & following the instructions, then clicking on the word Register at the bottom to submit the initial registration
  • Next, an automatic email will be sent with a link to confirm the registration.  Click on the link in this email to complete the registration and follow instructions on the page.
  • Next, go back to the project page and click on the white ‘thumbs up’ icon.  An immediate message will be received indicating the vote was registered.
Cari thanks you in advance for your support!
Get to know your colleagues!
We would like to continue with our Faculty and Staff features that we started last spring to build community throughout the Law School. The feature will include just a few questions/ answers and a photo. We will randomly be asking colleagues to participate, but we would really like for volunteers as well. If you would like to be featured send us an email here. We hope you will join in!
Ash Wednesday Masses
Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, February 26 at the Law School chapel at 5:15 p.m. Mass will also be celebrated at the Basilica at 11:30 a.m. and
5:15 p.m.
Faculty award nominations 

Nominations are being taken through February 24 for several faculty awards. You can see the list of awards, criteria, and how to nominate someone here.
Have a great week!

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