Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Law Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Articles 1 - 30 of 33

Full-Text Articles in Law

A. Harold Weber Writing Award, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2019

A. Harold Weber Writing Award, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

For Excellence in Legal Writing
What will it profit you to know all the law and the prophets if you lack the power to make these clear to others? – Lloyd T. Stryker


Edward F. Barrett Award For Trial Advocacy, The, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2018

Edward F. Barrett Award For Trial Advocacy, The, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

The advocate champions the cause entrusted to him honorably and with the courage born of competence, to the end that justice shall prevail.


Established by the faculty in honor of Professor Edward F. Barrett.


Charles Crutchfield Professional Excellence Award, The, Black Law Students Association, Ndls Jan 2018

Charles Crutchfield Professional Excellence Award, The, Black Law Students Association, Ndls

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

Named in honor of the first African American member of the Notre Dame Law School Faculty, the Black Law Student Association presents the award to a current professor, who like Professor Crutchfield, demonstrates a commitment to diversity both in and outside of the classroom, as evidenced by scholarship and personal example.


David T. Link Award, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2018

David T. Link Award, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

For outstanding service in the field of social justice


Dean Konop Legal Aid Award, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2018

Dean Konop Legal Aid Award, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

For outstanding participation as a member of the Notre Dame Law School Legal Aid and Defender Association established by his family in memory of Thomas F. Konop, Dean Notre Dame Law School 1923-1941


Graciela Olivarez Award, The, Hispanic Law Students Association, Ndls Jan 2018

Graciela Olivarez Award, The, Hispanic Law Students Association, Ndls

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

The Notre Dame Hispanic Law Student Association, HLSA, annually recognizes The Outstanding Hispanic Lawyer or Judge that best exemplifies the principles and ideals of the pioneer for whom this award is named, including commitment to community service, demonstration of the highest ethical and moral standards, and dedication to justice.


Distinguished Teaching Award, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2018

Distinguished Teaching Award, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

Notre Dame Law School Distinguished Teaching Award

Recognizing that member of the Law School faculty exhibiting excellence in leadership, friendship, legal knowledge, legal teaching and professional ability.


H. King Williams Memorial Award, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2018

H. King Williams Memorial Award, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

To a graduating student who has made a significant contribution to building community at the Law School


Captain William O. Mclean Award, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2018

Captain William O. Mclean Award, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

Notre Dame Law School Community Citizenship Award


Conrad Kellenberg Award, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2018

Conrad Kellenberg Award, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

In honor of Professor Conrad Kellenberg’s fifty years of service to the Notre Dame Law School and the local community, this award is annually given to a graduating student who has dedicated a substantial amount of time to the betterment of the community through service. In keeping with the legacy Professor Kellenberg created, such service includes participation in the Notre Dame Legal Aid Clinic, volunteering at local community organizations, and to mentoring the youth of the South Bend area.


Kresge Library Student Service Award, Kresge Law Library Jan 2018

Kresge Library Student Service Award, Kresge Law Library

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

This award is granted by the staff of the Notre Dame Law Library to a graduating student worker whose efforts on behalf of the library exemplify the highest standards of dedication, loyalty and service. See the photo gallery here.


Daniel J. Adam Memorial Award, The, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2018

Daniel J. Adam Memorial Award, The, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

Created in 2004 by the Class of 2001 to honor the boxing talent and unrelenting spirit of charity and compassion of Daniel Adams. The award is presented annually to the outstanding law school boxer in each year's Bengal Bouts Tournament at Notre Dame.


A. Harold Weber Moot Court Competition Award, The, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2018

A. Harold Weber Moot Court Competition Award, The, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

For outstanding achievement in art of Oral Advocacy 1981–


Clinical Legal Education Association Outstanding Student Award, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2018

Clinical Legal Education Association Outstanding Student Award, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

No abstract provided.


Arthur A. May Award, The, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2018

Arthur A. May Award, The, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

Arthur May received his LL.B. from the Notre Dame Law School in 1947. For over 45 years, Mr. May served as a role model for young attorneys in the development of their trial advocacy skills.

This award is presented annually to a member of the Notre Dame Barristers Team who demonstrates a commitment to professional ethical standards and who exhibits excellence in trial advocacy.


Dean Joseph O’Meara Award, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2018

Dean Joseph O’Meara Award, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

“Excellence is our platform and we can be content with nothing less.”
Presented annually to a member of the graduating class for outstanding academic achievement.
Established by the Class of 1964


Colonel William J. Hoynes Award, The, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2018

Colonel William J. Hoynes Award, The, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

The Hoynes Prize, is a gift of Dean William James Hoynes, 1878, LL.D. 1888, first dean of the Notre Dame Law School.


To the member of the graduating law class who has the best record in scholarship, application, deportment, and achievement.


Jon Krupnick Award, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2018

Jon Krupnick Award, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

For Excellence in the Area of Trial Advocacy


International Academy Of Trial Lawyers, The, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2018

International Academy Of Trial Lawyers, The, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

Commends the following students for their distinguished achievement in the art and science of advocacy


Judge Joseph E. Mahoney Award, The, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2018

Judge Joseph E. Mahoney Award, The, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

For outstanding leadership


William T. Kirby Award, The, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2018

William T. Kirby Award, The, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

The William T. Kirby Award

For Excellence in Legal Writing


Whitton Prize For Excellence In Labor Law, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2018

Whitton Prize For Excellence In Labor Law, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

Established by Michael Whitton and awarded to the graduating third-year student who has demonstrated a commitment to the practice of labor and employment law through his or her course studies and work experiences


Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Award, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2018

Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Award, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

The Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition

The competition is open to all law students at U.S. and Canadian law schools. Entries should concern any issue within the general category of legal ethics. Entries must be original, unpublished work not exceeding 50 pages including notes. Coauthored essays may be submitted. Submissions will be judged by a panel of faculty of the Notre Dame Law School. A prize of $2.500 will be awarded for one winning entry.


John Bruce Dodds Memorial Scholarship, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2017

John Bruce Dodds Memorial Scholarship, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

Memorial Scholarship in honor of John Bruce Dodds, Notre Dame Law School Class of 1980

The John Bruce Dodds Memorial Scholarship was established by his classmates, colleagues, family and friends. The criteria considered for the Scholarship are need, merit, and a commitment and determination reminiscent of that shown by Bruce Dodds. Bruce studied in London during the 1978–79 academic year and graduated from Notre Dame Law School in 1980. Before Law School, Bruce attended the United States Air Force Academy, where doctors discovered a cancerous growth in his hip joint which required the amputation of his leg. Following Law ...


Client Counseling Competition For Excellence In The Lawyering Process, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2017

Client Counseling Competition For Excellence In The Lawyering Process, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

Notre Dame Law School Client Counseling Competition

For Excellence in Lawyering Process


Joseph Ciraolo Memorial Award, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2017

Joseph Ciraolo Memorial Award, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

Memorial scholarship in honor of Joseph Ciraolo, class of 1997. For a law student who exemplifies spirit, service, and significant achievement in the face of adversity.


Alvin Mckenna Alumnus Of The Year Award, Black Law Students Association, Ndls Jan 2017

Alvin Mckenna Alumnus Of The Year Award, Black Law Students Association, Ndls

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

Presented by BLSA to a graduate who distinguishes him/herself with the African American legal community and through support of BLSA programs & activities. The honoree also demonstrates a commitment to service through active involvement within the community.


Dwight King Service Award, The, Black Law Students Association, Ndls Jan 2017

Dwight King Service Award, The, Black Law Students Association, Ndls

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

Presented by Notre Dame Black Law Students Association to a BLSA member who has devoted considerable time, energy, and attention to both BLSA and the Notre Dame Law School community.


Jessup International Moot Court Award, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2017

Jessup International Moot Court Award, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

For excellence in advocacy


Peter A.R. Lardy Scholarship Award, Notre Dame Law School Jan 2017

Peter A.R. Lardy Scholarship Award, Notre Dame Law School

Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards

In Recognition of our Beloved Classmate

We, the Class of 1975, Dedicate this Scholarship Award to those who exemplify his, Courage, Love and Understanding toward his fellow man.

It’s like this: When I was a child I spoke and thought and reasoned as a child does. But when I became a man my thoughts grew far beyond those of my childhood, and now I have put away the childish things. In the way, we can see and understand only a little about God now, as if we were peering at a reflection in a poor mirror, but someday we ...