The Law School | May 2017
“It’s humbling, and I’m deeply grateful to the University and for Judge Clynes’ generous gift,” said Tidmarsh, who joined the Law School faculty in 1989. “To hold a chair named in his honor means a great deal to me.”Jay Tidmarsh, a professor of law at Notre Dame Law School, has been named the Judge James J. Clynes, Jr., Professor of Law.
Clynes earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Notre Dame in 1945 and went on to obtain a J.D. at Cornell Law School.
“Jay is one of the Law School’s best-known scholars and most-beloved teachers,” said Nell Jessup Newton, the Joseph A. Matson Dean and professor of law at Notre Dame Law School. “I join Jay’s students and colleagues in offering my hearty congratulations.”