Professor Gurulé to speak on immigration reform and terrorism

Author: Michael O. Garvey


Jimmy Gurulé, professor of law in the University of Notre Dame Law School, will give a lecture onThe Need for Immigration Reform in the War on TerroratnoonNov. 16 (Wednesday) in Room 208 of McKenna Hall.

Gurulé, an expert in international criminal law, is particularly interested in terrorism, terrorist financing and the prevention of money-laundering. He has worked in numerous public law enforcement positions, including as undersecretary for enforcement in the Department of the Treasury from 2001 to 2003, where he helped draft and implement theU.S.governments anti-terrorist financing strategy.

In addition to serving in the Treasury Department, he was an assistant attorney general from 1990 to 1992 in the Department of Justice, the highest ranking Hispanic in the department’s history.

A member of theNotre DameLawSchools faculty since 1989, he teaches courses on international criminal law and the law on terrorism.

The lecture is sponsored by Notre Dames Institute for Latino Studies.

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