Gurulé to resign Treasury post to return to ND Law School

by Michael O. Garvey

Jimmy Gurulé, the undersecretary of Treasury for enforcement and professor of law at the University of Notre Dame, will resume teaching at the Notre Dame Law School following his resignation Feb. 10 from the Treasury Department.p. Gurulé, who announced his decision to resign earlier this week in a letter to President Bush, has been on leave from the Notre Dame Law School since August 2001, when he assumed his present position in the Treasury Department. As undersecretary for enforcement, he oversees Customs, the Secret Service, and the Bureau of Alchohol, Tobacco and Firearms. He also is in charge of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and the Office of Foreign Assets Control, two responsibilites which became particularly important after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, when Guruléled a successful effort to block more than $125 million in assets belonging to suspected terrorist financiers.p.

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