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NDLS Communicator
Week of 9.30.19

Good afternoon! We hope everyone enjoyed the 150th Anniversary celebrations! It was great to see so many ND Law faculty, staff, students, and alumni together at all the various events. Please read below for the latest news and events for the coming week.
The Latest News

Partisan Politics Panel

Last Friday Senator Chris Coons and former Senators Joe Donnelly and Jeff Flake participated in a panel discussion, "Partisan Politics in the Era of Trump: A Threat to our Democracy or Merely Politics as Usual?" Read a recap of the discussion from Whyy here. You can also view the full discussion here (starting at the 15 minute mark).

New Notre Dame Technology Ethics Center to address ‘big questions’ of emerging technology

Mark McKenna is interim director of the new Notre Dame Technology Ethics Center. The center will explore ethical and policy issues associated with new and emerging technologies to help Notre Dame keep pace with their human and societal impacts. Read more here.

Roger Alford to consult with Texas Attorney General's Office

Roger will be consulting with the Texas Attorney General's office, which is leading an investigation of possible antitrust violations by Google. Read more here.

Mary Ellen O'Connell quoted by Newsday

Mary Ellen was quoted in "Key issues for Trump as he travels to NYC to address the United Nations." Read more here

Bruce Huber in the news

Bruce was quoted by the Associated Press in "Feds: Engineer manipulated diesel emissions at Fiat Chrysler." Read more here.

Lisa Koop on NPR

Lisa spoke with NPR Morning Edition in "Tent Courts For Migrant Asylum-Seekers Described As Disorganized." Listen to her conversation here.

Jimmy Gurulé talks to USA Today

Jimmy was quoted by USA Today in the article, "President Trump inserts Attorney General William Barr into political firestorm in call with Ukrainian president." Read the story here


Sam Bray writes on impeachment

Sam wrote an article on impeachment for Volokh Conspiracy. Read his thoughts here.  

ND Program on Private Law launches new series on private law theory

The Notre Dame Program on Private Law and the Rutgers Institute for Law and Philosophy co-hosted a workshop to launch Oxford Studies in Private Law Theory. Read more about the series here.  
Professor Woodrow Hartzog on "The Case Against Idealising Control"

Woodrow Hartzog, Professor of Law and Computer Science at Northeastern University School of Law, gave a lecture on “The Case Against Idealising Control” last week. You can view his talk here.

Klau Center welcomes new class of human rights lawyers to Notre Dame

The Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights welcomes the new class of international human rights lawyers to Notre Dame Law School for the 2019-20 academic year. Read more about them here.

The Klau Center also announces its Rita Bahr Cari Memorial Fund Scholars for 2019-20. Read about the recipients here.
This Week's Events
Monday, September 30

Red Mass, 5:15 p.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart
Reception to follow in Eck Commons

Tuesday, October 1

Faculty Colloquium, Álvaro Paúl, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, 12:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room

A Conversation with Judge Greg Katsas, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 12:30 p.m., McCartan Courtroom
Wednesday, October 2

Faculty Meeting, 12:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room

A Conversation with Fran Quigley, Health and Human Rights Clinic at IU McKinney, 12:30 p.m., 1315 Biolchini

Attorney Marcus Morrow will present, "From Contracts to Courtrooms to Cutting Checks: How Providers Get Paid on Disputed Claims," 12:30 pm., 1130 Eck Hall of Law
Thursday, October 3

Professor Clive Neal will present on Space Mining and Resource Mining, 12:30 p.m., 1310 Biolchini

Pathways to the Judiciary CLE, 3-5:00 p.m., McCartan Courtroom
A reception to follow in Eck Atrium
Friday, October 4

Law & Economics Series, Todd Henderson, University of Chicago, 12:30 p.m. Faculty Meeting Room

STMS Event: Catholic Politicians, Abortion, and Canonical Consequences with Most Reverend Thomas John Paprocki, Bishop of Springfield, Illinois, 3:30 p.m., 1140 Eck Hall of Law

Saturday, October 5

Notre Dame vs. Bowling Green, 3:30 p.m.
Around the Watercooler
Thank you to all who participated in our 150th Anniversary celebrations!  Look for photos from all of the events in an upcoming issue of the Communicator.
Welcome New Employees!
Felicia Caponigri '12, '15 J.D. is the new Program Manager for the Program in Intellectual Property and Technology Law. Please stop by office 2144 in Eck and help welcome her back to the Law School.

Ryan Suter has joined the AV support team and will be providing AV support during the late afternoon/early evening and on weekends. Ryan will be in room 1188 in Eck, please stop by to say hello.
"Office Hours" with Father Bracke 
Father Jim Bracke will be available for counseling or conversation the first Tuesday of every month, from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m., in 3357 Biolchini Hall. His next office hours will be Tuesday, October 1.
Have a great week!

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