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  • Notre Dame Law Review hosts symposium on 'Speech and Religious Exercise in the Workplace'
  • Paul Miller, along with Thaïs Burmeister Pires, Director for Initiatives in Brazil of Notre Dame International’s São Paulo Global Center, recently visited several leading law schools and educational specialists throughout Brazil.
  • Jeff Pojanowski joined Judge Stephanos Bibas, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, for a discussion, "Beyond Left and Right" about the nature, role, and future of the U.S. Supreme Court at the New York Encounter conference. Giuliana Carozza Cipollone moderated the discussion.
  • The ND Law Journal of International & Comparative Law hosted a Symposium on International Legal Collective Security Interests, co-sponsored with the Nanovic Institute for European Studies and the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. Diane Desierto and John Maciejczyk participated on a panel about the future of cybersecurity. Sadie Blanchard moderated a fireside chat with Hon. Charles N. Brower. Dean Marcus Cole gave remarks before the keynote address.
  • Fr. John Paul Kimes served on a three-person commission to collect data for the proposed canonization of Joseph Dutton. Dutton was a Civil War soldier, layman, & caretaker for those exiled after being diagnosed with leprosy.
  • Derek Muller will participate in the Scalia-Ginsburg Colloquy hosted by George Mason University on Feb. 28. This year's discussion will present both sides of Trump v. Anderson.
  • On February 28, Paolo Carozza will speak at the Yeoh Tiong Lay Centre for Philosophy, Politics, and Law at Kings College London, on "Towards a normative framework for demotion of content."
  • Michael Francus posted, "Designing Designer Bankruptcy" in the Faculty of Law Blogs/University of Oxford.
  • Diane Desierto will participate on a panel, "Litigation efforts around the world and impact of comfort women" as part of Columbia Society of International Law's event, "The legacy of WWII Asian-Pacific comfort women."
  • Stephanie Barclay presented her paper "Decreasing the Gap Between Constitutional Interpretation and Construction" at the Harvard Law JLPP
  • symposium on "The Future of History and Tradition."
  • Carter Snead was recently in Rome for the annual plenary assembly of the Pontifical Academy Life, discussing the theme of "Human: Meanings and Challenges."
  • Mary Ellen O'Connell was featured on an episode of The Law School Lounge, where she discussed her work in international dispute resolution.
  • Jimmy Gurulé was featured on an episode of the Bloomberg Law podcast, "Death row inmate's DNA testing depends on technicality."
  • Francisco Urbina paper, "Reasons for Interpretation" was named Download of the Week by the Legal Theory Blog.
  • Congratulations to Jacqueline Carney and recent alums Hadyn Pettersen and Teresita Rios, who were recently named Napa Legal's Good Counselor Project Fellows for 2024.
  • Gerry Bradley spoke at Catholic University last week on Reading the Bible with the Founding Fathers.

Student News

  • Third-year Notre Dame Law School student Jakim Aaron was recently recognized with a Black Excellence Award at the university’s second annual Black Excellence Dinner.


Monday, February 19

  • Law & Economics Workshop: Aneil Kovvali, Maurer School of Law, will present "Trophy Assets," 12:30 p.m., 2130 Eck Hall of Law
  • Integrating Faith and Law: Judge Holly Teeter and Derek Teeter, 12:30 p.m., 3130 Eck Hall of Law
  • Where Have All the Trials Gone with Judge Sullivan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1:00 p.m., 1130 Eck Hall of Law

Tuesday, February 20

  • SBA State of the Law School with Dean Cole, 12:30 p.m., McCartan Courtroom

Wednesday, February 21

  • Faculty meeting, 12:30 p.m., 2130 Eck Hall of Law
  • Movie Screening of 200 Meters by Ameen Nayfeh, 6-9 p.m., 1130 Eck Hall of Law
Thursday, February 22
  • Constitutional and Federalism Puzzles for Modern Marijuana Reforms, 12:30 p.m., 1130 Eck Hall of Law
  • From Piano Keyes to Legal Strategies: A Conversation with Mike Keyes with on IP Commercial Litigation, 12:30 p.m., 3140 Eck Hall of Law
  • Gratitude and the Modern Condition, 4-5:15 p.m., Jordan Auditorium
Friday, February 23
  • JLEPP Symposium, all day, Eck Visitors Center

Around the Watercooler

  • Join us to celebrate those celebrating their birthday in February! Wednesday, February 21, 3-4 pm, Admissions Conference Room


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