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  • Religious Liberty Clinic students help draft UK Parliamentary report on the state of religious liberty in Nepal.
  • Breck Giltner, Blake Perry, Jessica Smith, and Dennis Wieboldt, all first-year Notre Dame Law School students, have been named 2023-24 Murphy Fellows.
  • The Religious Liberty Clinic represented an Iranian convert to Christianity in his asylum proceedings before the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR).
  • The Notre Dame Program on Law and Market Behavior (LAMB) co-sponsored the Second International Behavioral Public Policy Conference last week at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  • In this interview for the DEI podcast, Max sits down with three Black men who are law students at Notre Dame to discuss their perspectives and experiences in life and law.
  • Thomas Berg explores how religious liberty can reduce polarization in book talk hosted by ND Law’s Religious Liberty Initiative.
  • Derek Muller was quoted in the Washington Times article, “Trump says he was ‘given an option’ to pardon himself, but declined.”
  • Mary Ellen O’Connell was quoted in Our Sunday Visitor about the Catholic Church's position on cluster munitions in the article, “Holy See urges more nations to sign treaty banning cluster munitions.”
  • Jimmy Gurulé discussed the latest in the RICO case against Donald Trump and 18 others in Georgia on the Bloomberg Law podcast, “Procedural Mess in Trump Georgia Trial.”
  • Julian Velasco defends the career path of corporate law for those in the Catholic faith in an essay for the Notre Dame Journal of Law Ethics and Public Policy.
  • Sherif Girgis argues that the Supreme Court Justices' increasing reliance on historical traditions in interpreting the Constitution has surprising practical implications. Read his article, "Living Traditionalism," forthcoming in the New York University Law Review.
  • Bruce Huber was a featured panelist during Notre Dame Energy Week.
  • Stephanie Barclay was one of the speakers at an interfaith symposium, "The Evolving World of Religion in Modern America," hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Chicago last week.
  • Money Geek recently published two articles featuring expert advice from Judy Fox.


  • Monday, Sept. 18
    A Life of Faith in the Law: Michael Scaperlanda, Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, 12:30 p.m., 3140 Eck Hall

  • Tuesday, Sept. 19
    Faith-Based Charter Schools After Carson: Michael Scaperlanda, Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, 12:30 p.m., 1130 Eck Hall of Law
    Descendants of the First Christians: A Conversation about the Maronite Tradition, 12:30 p.m., 3140 Eck Hall of Law
    SBA Community and Inclusion DE&I Roundtable, 12:30 p.m., 3130 Eck Hall of Law
    Staff Town Hall, 1:00 p.m., Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

  • Wednesday, Sept. 20
    Faculty Meeting, 12:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room
    The Future of Democracy with Professor Anthony Michael Kreis who will discuss major election law cases in Georgia, 12:30 p.m., 1130 Eck Hall of Law

  • Friday, Sept. 22
    Panel Discussion: Religious Liberty and the American Founding, 9 a.m., Oak Room, South Dining Hall
    A Conversation with Justice Elena Kagan and Dean Marcus Cole, 2:30 p.m., DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
    ND Law Association Board will be on campus all day

  • Saturday, Sept. 23
    Notre Dame Homecoming Tailgate, 3-6 p.m., DeBart Quad
    Notre Dame vs Ohio State, 7:30 p.m.

Around the Watercooler

  • ND Law Spirit Week
  • St. Vincent dePaul has shared information about their Christmas program.


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