Dooley's Dictum: A Newspaper of, by and for the Fighting Irish Lawyers of Notre Dame—A publication of the Student Bar Association, published between 1970 and 1971.
The first award was established in 1936 in honor of Dean William J. Hoynes to recognized the graduating student with the best record in scholarship, application, deportment, and achievement.
Professor Fernand "Tex" Dutile began the Update in November 1991 in "what I hope will be a series of newsletters through which we can remain informed about what is going on in the Law School."
The Hoynes Code is named in honor of our first dean, William James Hoynes, the "Colonel."
In 1911, tuition, text books, fees, room and board cost the student $430 for the year.
Pomp and circumstance, tradition, honor, and prestigious participants from over a century of academic accomplishment is revealed in the Commencement Program collection.
The Law School draws its inspiration from the Catholic tradition of Saint Thomas More, who was able to say he was “the King’s good servant, but God’s first.”