In 1977, Fischer became the first woman associate at Meyer Darragh Buckler Bebenek & Eck, an insurance defense litigation firm in Pittsburgh. In 1980, she became the first woman to be named partner at the firm.
Two NDLS alums, Jim Basile and Karen DeSantis, recounted the history, progress, and current issues for diverse lawyers, including racially and culturally diverse lawyers, women, and lawyers with diverse identities, while speaking Wednesday to students from the LGBT Law Forum at Notre Dame Law School.
Prison reform is a political problem in the U.S., Alan Mills said. It’s much easier for politicians to continue incarcerating people than it is to address homelessness, mental health, or income inequality.
Formerly known as the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago, LAF helps thousands of people obtain justice and start moving out of poverty every year.
Are anti-discrimination laws essential to freedom, or hostile to freedom? That’s the question two legal experts explored and debated Friday during a luncheon presented by the Potenziani Program in Constitutional Studies and the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy.
Notre Dame Law School prides itself on educating a different kind of lawyer, and 2L Ron Ruangtragool took a different path to law school.
Immigrating to the United States isn’t easy for anyone, but it can be particularly difficult for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, a Chicago-based attorney told a group at Notre Dame Law School.