Tailgating with CLE

September 14, 2009
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Grilling, drinking, socializing with friends – these things go along with tailgating before football games. At one Indiana law school, CLE classes are also part of the mix.

At Notre Dame Law School, two-credit CLE programs are offered before select home football games. If you can pull yourself away from tailgating for a couple hours, the programs run from 8 to 10 a.m. and include a continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m. A look at the upcoming schedule shows topics on intercollegiate athletics, issues in professional sports, and the law of death and dying today.

For 75 bucks, you get a breakfast and CLE credit; but there’s more! Participants – attorneys, graduates, and non-graduates of the Notre Dame Law School – can purchase two football tickets. Being Notre Dame football, of course supplies are limited, as tickets to their games are usually highly coveted.

Several friends of mine went to college at Notre Dame and I know how rabid ND fans can be. Tickets used to be pretty hard to come by, so I wonder how many alumni and fans take advantage of the programs to score football tickets.

Check out Notre Dame Law School’s site about the continuing legal education for more info on the dates and programs.
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