Enough time has passed that Chargers linebacker Manti Te’o is no longer necessarily a punch line. He’s also turned enough pages on the calendar that he doesn’t always look like a rookie. The second-rounder from Notre Dame is beginning to show signs that he’s developing into an NFL linebacker, after a slow start to his…
It's the end of an era in South Bend. In the past eight days, Brian Kelly's two most trusted lieutenants have left the program. This has completely changed the identity of the Irish coaching staff. Last week, offensive coordinator Chuck Martin accepted the Miami (OH) head coaching position two seasons after taking over as head of the offense. Show More Summary
After a series of fits in starts to find their next head football coach, the University of Connecticut has reportedly found its man in Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco. CBS Sports' Bruce Feldman broke the news, reporting that...Show More Summary
I posted a link to a draft of this paper (when it had a different title). It’s now been published in the Notre Dame Law Review, and here’s the final version. [...] The post The Misbegotten Judicial Resistance to the Daubert Revolution appeared first on The Volokh Conspiracy.
With Notre Dame's bowl prep underway, Brian Kelly now begins the delicate dance of balancing the present with the future. With the Irish opening up as 17-point favorites over Rutgers (one of the biggest point spreads of the postseason)...Show More Summary
All Times Eastern College Basketball Men's Gotham Classic North Dakota State at Notre Dame -- ESPNU, 7 p.m. Bryant at Ohio State -- Big Ten Network, 7:30 p.m. Prairie View A&M at BYU -- BYUtv, 9 p.m. New Mexico State at Arizona -- Pac-12...Show More Summary
The crescendo of Notre Dame's 2013 season is near, though final validation awaits. With roughly four weeks to prepare for their matchup with Rutgers in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl, the Fighting Irish will have had ample time to correct...Show More Summary
For most travelers, holidaying in France is usually about going to Paris, the Eiffel tower, the Notre Dame Cathedral and the many museums available in the capital. But if you’re looking for an excellent destination that is off the beaten...Show More Summary
The 2013-14 college basketball season was supposed to be the time when the ACC would return to its spot as the top conference in the country. With Syracuse, Notre Dame and Pittsburgh joining the conference, and many promising young teams...Show More Summary
Notre Dame will tip off with Bryant University at 7:00 P.M. EST. The Fighting Irish will look to capture their ninth win of the season and second consecutive win of the Gotham Classic. Coming off of a loss to North Dakota State, Bryant...Show More Summary
All Times Eastern College Basketball Men's Gotham Classic Bryant at Notre Dame -- ESPNU, 7 p.m. Farleigh Dickinson at Iowa -- Big Ten Network, 7 p.m. Manchester at Butler -- Fox Sports 1, 8 p.m. College Football CFB Daily -- ESPNU, 1...Show More Summary
Someday--maybe 500 years from now, maybe 50, maybe 5, and maybe five months, or five weeks, or five days from now--some Pope will fold, and the Catholic Church will no longer claim that contraception is a sin. Someday after that theShow More Summary
All across the country, healthcare is changing. One of the biggest changes is the requirements placed on employers – not only do they have to provide insurance (or face penalties), they must also offer preventative care (care that extends to birth control options) free of charge.
George K. Yin (Virginia), Legislative Gridlock and Nonpartisan Staff, 88 Notre Dame L. Rev. 2287 (2013): This essay explores a recent proposal to reduce Congressional gridlock by using nonpartisan committee staff. It first describes past and present practice to have such staff serve the committees and a number of legislative...
[Content Note: Christian Supremacy; choice policing; war on agency.]Richard W. Garnett, a professor of law at the University of Notre Dame, the latest organization to file suit over the federal mandate to provide healthcare coverageShow More Summary
"There are more than a few Rudys in this book," author John Bacon told me in the Press Box at Ryan Field in Evanston last month. He is referring, of course, to Rudy Ruettiger, the Notre Dame walk-on who made good. Matt McGloin, QB of...Show More Summary
This is interesting. Philip Mirowski, a "historian and philosopher of economic thought at the University of Notre Dame" and author of a newish book called Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste (a book I mostly recommend), used the keynote...Show More Summary
On this day 26 years ago, Notre Dame wide receiver Tim Brown won the Heisman Trophy. Brown totaled 1,847 yards of total offense and seven touchdowns in his Heisman season for the Irish. The star WR would go on to be drafted No. 6 overall...Show More Summary
Universality is extremely important because we don’t want music segmented by demographics if we can avoid it: there shouldn’t be one kind of music for the youth, one for the old people, and one for the boomers. Whatever kind of music that goes on at Mass, it should be obvious to everybody that it is holy and beautiful. Show More Summary
Rebecca Kysar (Brooklyn), Reconciling Congress to Tax Reform, 88 Notre Dame L. Rev. 2121 (2013): Tax law constantly churns, somehow avoiding the molasses of the legislative process. A common critique levied against tax law is that there is too much legislative action, resulting in ever-changing rules. In reality, congressional gridlock,...