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The Latest News

  • US Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan to visit Notre Dame

  • Notre Dame Law School holds moot court program for junior high students

  • The DEI Podcast with Max Gaston is back with a new season. Season 2 starts off with a conversation with Dr. William Cox of the University of Wisconsin-Madison about unconscious bias.

  • Derek Muller was quoted in the New York Times article, "Colorado Lawsuit Seeks to Keep Trump Off Ballots Under 14th Amendment."

  • Marah Stith McLeod argues that no judge should impose a prison sentence after trial that exceeds what the jury deems the defendant to deserve. Read her article, "A Democratic Restraint on Incarceration."

  • Lloyd Mayer, along with other law professors, has submitted a response to the House Ways and Means Committee's request for information on the advocacy activities of tax-exempt organizations.

  • Emily Bremer takes a critical look at the role of administrative law in her recent article, “Power Corrupts.”

  • Bruce Huber will be a featured panelist during Notre Dame Energy Week. Huber will be speaking this Wednesday, September 13 on a panel, "Confronting the Climate Crisis Across the Disciplines."

  • Rick Garnett spoke about the unanimous decision in Groff v. DeJoy and his article, “Refreshing Unity on Religious Liberty” on the First Things podcast.

  • Jennifer Mason McAward moderated a roundtable discussion with ACS members following the Tony-nominated play, "What the Constitution Means to Me."

  • Emilia Justyna Powell, along with her co-author, joined The Center for International Maritime Security podcast to discuss their book, "The Peaceful Resolution of Territorial and Maritime Disputes."

  • The Religious Liberty Clinic assisted the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City and the Diocese of Tulsa in their efforts to secure authorization to operate the first religious charter school in the U.S.

Student News

  • 1L student/faculty mixer last Friday at the South Bend Cubs game.
  • ND Law held the first of its “Including You!” events for the 2023-24 academic year. The event series highlights the strong culture of inclusion at ND Law and allows law students from all backgrounds to network with employers committed to diversity and inclusion.
  • The London Law Programme held its first lunchtime seminar last week with programme alum Mike Kowalski. He talked about about the differences between the U.K. and U.S. Supreme Court.


  • Tuesday, Sept. 12
    Judy Fox will speak on "The Law and Housing" for the Center for Social Concerns' Housing and the Common Good Research Lab, 10 a.m., Geddes Hall Coffee House
    Anthony Sanders, Institute for Justice, will speak on "Baby Ninth Amendments," 12:30 p.m., 3130 Eck Hall of Law
    ACS Lunch with Prof. Jay Tidmarsh, 12:30 p.m., 2173 Eck Hall of Law

  • Wednesday, Sept. 13
    HLSA Alumni Panel, facilitated by Rudy Monterrosa, 12:30 p.m., 1130 Eck Hall of Law
    Confronting the Climate Crisis Across the Disciplines, 7 p.m., Eck Visitors Center Auditorium. Join the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism and Notre Dame Energy for an interdisciplinary conversation about the benefits expansive and “ecumenical” approaches can have for society as it confronts a future of rapid transformation. Bruce Huber is one of the panelists.

  • Thursday, Sept. 14
    Navigating Legal Careers as a Christian: Kate Hardiman Rhodes, 12:30 p.m., 3140 Eck Hall of Law

  • Friday, Sept. 15
    Law School Advisory Council will be on campus all day.

  • Saturday, Sept. 16
    Notre Dame vs Central Michigan, 2:30 p.m.

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