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  • U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan Visits Notre Dame
  • Paolo Carozza, who serves as the U.S. member of the Venice Commission, is one of the rapporteurs drafting an opinion on various aspects of Chile's recent constitutional reform initiative.
  • Mary Ellen O’Connell was quoted in The Economist article, "States are becoming more brazen about killing foes abroad."
  • Avishalom Tor discussed his recent article "If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them: Richard Posner and Behavioral Law and Economics" and related topics at a roundtable that took place during the annual conference of the World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research (WINIR) in Catania, Sicily.
  • Nicole Garnett was the keynote speaker for last week's Fort Worth Red Mass Reception.
  • Jimmy Gurulé delivered a virtual lecture, "The Legal Tools to Criminalize Terrorist Acts and the Financing of Terrorism," on Sept. 21 at the University of Buenos Aires School of Law.
  • Barry Cushman gave the Constitutional Day lecture at Taylor University.
  • Emily Bremer will be one of the speakers at the FBA Federal Agencies Committee CLE program on the Administrative Procedure Act.
  • Stephanie Barclay has published, "The Religion Clauses After Kennedy v. Bremerton School District," in the Iowa Law Review.
  • Sam Bray spoke at Duke University School of Law on Sept. 21 for the Public Law Colloquium.
  • Judy Fox was appointed to The Reparatory Justice Commission, a new 14-member commission approved by the South Bend Common Council that will study how to repair a legacy of racism against mainly the city's Black residents.

Student News

  • J.S.D student Perla Khattar’s new article, “What you don’t know won’t hurt you: Fighting the privacy paradox by designing for privacy and enforcing protective technology” has recently achieved top rankings in numerous top-ten lists in the Social Science Research Network.


  • Monday, Oct. 2
    Intellectual Property & Space Law with Rachel Lovejoy, 12:15 p.m., 3130 Eck Hall of Law
    Lunch with Prof. Julian Velasco, 12:30 p.m., 2108 Eck Hall of Law
    Law and Economics Workshop: Nate Atkinson, Wisconsin, “Beyond the Spoiler Effect: Can Ranked-Choice Voting Solve the Problem of Political Polarization?" 12:30 p.m., 2130 Eck Hall of Law

  • Tuesday, Oct. 3
    Faculty colloquium, George Triantis, Stanford, "Dynamic Bargaining Power and Contract Modification," 12:30 p.m., 2130 Eck Hall of Law
    SBA Community and Inclusion DE&I Roundtable, 12:30 p.m., 1310 Biolchini

  • Wednesday, Oct. 4
    Dean's Staff Update, Noon, Faculty Meeting Room
    Biden v. Nebraska and the Emerging Major Questions Doctrine, 12:30 p.m., 1140 Eck Hall of Law
    War in Ukraine: Challenges to the National and International Legal Order, 2-3:15 p.m. in 3140 Eck Hall of Law
    Christian Burset's Book Launch, 5-7 p.m., Eck Commons

  • Thursday, Oct. 5
    IN Court of Appeals, Appeals on Wheels is 12:30 p.m. in McCartan Courtroom
    2023 Red Mass, 5:15 p.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart

  • Saturday, Oct. 7
    Notre Dame at Louisville, 7:30 p.m.

Around the Watercooler

  • Law School Community Blood Drive
    November 13, 2023
    9 a.m. - 2 p.m.


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