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NDLS Communicator
Week of 1.21.19

Good morning!  Please read below for the latest Law School news and events. Stay warm!
The Latest News
In Memoriam: Donald Kommers
 
                                            
Don was a concurrent professor of law and contributed greatly to the Law School over the years. We extend our deepest sympathy to his family. He will be greatly missed. Read more about Don here
RSVP: A Conversation with Nina Totenberg

If you are interested in attending the Nina Totenberg event please RVSP here. Nina will speak on Thursday, February 7 at 7 p.m. in the Downes Club Ballroom in Corbett Family Hall. You are welcome to share the invitation with family and friends.  

Czech university honors Michael Seng ’64, ’67 J.D .
  
 

       
Alum Michael Seng was recently honored by Masaryk University in the Czech Republic. Seng has made his career focusing on civil rights law. Read his story here.

Rick Garnett talks to Deseret News about a Supreme Court case and the First Amendment

Rick is quoted in the article, "The Supreme Court could reinterpret the First Amendment in a conservative direction this term. Here's how."  Read his comments here.
Sam Bray discusses national injunctions  

Federal district courts are grappling with the question of whether to give a national injunction, which blocks enforcement of a federal policy not just against the plaintiff but against anyone.
Sam is a leading expert on national injunctions. Read his comments here.

Jimmy Gurulé is quoted in USA Today 

Jimmy is quoted in the article, "William Barr: Democrats to question attorney general nominee about criticism of Robert Mueller inquiry." Read his comments here.

 

This Week's Events

January 21
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 22
Faculty Colloquium, Lloyd Mayer, 12:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room

The Future of Roe v. Wade on the Trump Court: A Debate between the Federalist Society and the American Constitutional Society, 12:30 p.m., 1140 Eck Hall

January 23
Faculty Meeting, 12:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room

January 24
A Day in the Life of a Data Privacy and Security Lawyer with Reena Bajowala, 12:30 p.m., 1310 Biolchini 

January 25
Dean's Staff Update, 8:30 a.m., Faculty Meeting Room

Around the Watercooler
Happy Birthday!

January 23--Lori Dutka
 
We would like to celebrate your birthday too! We need your permission first, so please fill out the form here.
Mass Schedule
 
For the spring 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.
The Law School turns 150!
 
We will be kicking off the Law School's 150th-anniversary celebration the week of February 3. Watch your email for more details!
Have a great week!

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dwager@nd.edu
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