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Dallas, Minnesota and Baton Rouge: If this is a war, then there will be no winners

Richard Pierce, My stepsister, who is white, texted me Thursday night from a demonstration in support of the men of color in her life, of whom I am one.  She was scared and felt helpless.  I had no words for her, or at least they seemed unsubstantial.  Friday morning, I awoke to the news of

The Most Under-Represented Groups In Law Teaching Are Whites, Christians, Republicans, Males

James Lindgren (Northwestern), Measuring Diversity: Law Faculties in 1997 and 2013, 39 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 89 (2016): This article is the first careful look at the demographic makeup of law faculties compared to the larger pools of lawyers and the general public. It examines which racial, gender, religious, and political groups were the

Trump closes out Indiana by looking past it, he pivots to Hillary Clinton

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Donald Trump is over this primary. On the eve of Indiana’s vote, with polls showing him well ahead of Ted Cruz, Trump spent his final day of campaigning here looking ahead to November — touting general election polling, lunching with a prominent Clinton gadfly, and making the case that the Republican

Former Notre Dame Football Coach Holtz Endorses Trump

“Honored to have received the endorsement of Lou Holtz — a great guy! #INPrimary #Trump2016,” Donald Trump writes in a tweet, referring to the former Notre Dame football coach. Former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz has pledged his support for Donald Trump, the Republican front-runner announced Monday, giving the real estate mogul the endorsement

Super Bowl-Champion Coach Harbaugh Faces Tragedy with Faith, Leadership

Paul Dykewicz, A Super Bowl championship might seem to be the crowning achievement in the life of a football coach but laudable leadership also can be found in the midst of a crisis when wins and losses at that moment pale in comparison to life and death. Such a juncture occurred when John Harbaugh, the

New class of antibiotics discovered by chemists

Science Daily A team of University of Notre Dame researchers led by Mayland Chang and Shahriar Mobashery have discovered a new class of antibiotics to fight bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus(MRSA) and other drug-resistant bacteria that threaten public health. Their research is published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society in an article titled “Discovery of