Jimmy Gurulé

Notre Dame Law School

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574-631-5917
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Gurule.1@nd.edu
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Professor of Law

  • International criminal law
  • Complex criminal litigation
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorist financing
  • Anti-money laundering
  • Organized crime

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After Kyle Rittenhouse's Acquittal, Will His Rifle Be Returned to Him?

Jimmy Gurule, a law professor at the University of Notre Dame's Law School explained to Newsweek that evidence is generally impounded until it is released by the court and the defense counsel must file a motion in order to have it released.

State Secrets That Are Not Secrets in Black Site Case (Podcast)

Professor Jimmy Gurulé of Notre Dame Law School, discusses Supreme Court oral arguments over state secrets in the torture of Abu Zubaydah, the first “War on Terror” detainee subjected to torture abroad by U.S. intelligence.

Lawmakers want to know about 'every minute' of Jan. 6: A DOJ policy change may help compel Trump officials to testify

“As soon as the subpoenas are served, they will be challenged,” said Jimmy Gurulé, a University of Notre Dame law professor and former Justice official.

Trump Ally Barrack Charged With Illegal Lobbying

Former federal prosecutor Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses the charges against Trump ally Tom Barrack, the founder of investment firm Colony Capital, that he illegally lobbied the U.S. government on behalf of the United Arab Emirates and lied to the FBI about it.

Elkhart man exonerated after spending 16 years in prison for wrongful conviction

"How could this happen in America?" Jimmy Gurule, the Director of Notre Dame's newly created Exoneration Justice Clinic (EJC), shouted to reporters at the news conference. "How could an innocent man be wrongfully convicted?"

State dismisses murder case against Elkhart man with mental disability following release last year

In addition to Slosar, Royer was represented in his successive PCR proceedings by the Notre Dame Exoneration Justice Clinic, led by Notre Dame Law School professor Jimmy Gurule.

It’s complicated: Moving on from Trump at DOJ not easy for 'straight-shooting' Merrick Garland

"Any decision the Department of Justice makes should be based on an unbiased, nonpartisan interpretation of the law," said University of Notre Dame law professor Jimmy Gurule, a Justice Department official in the George H.W. Bush administration.

Capitol riot spurred conspiracy charge against 31 suspects, but how hard is it to prove?

“It doesn’t have to be a sophisticated plan. It doesn’t even have to be a good plan in order to support a conspiracy charge,” said Jimmy Gurulé, a University of Notre Dame law professor. 

Oath Keepers Founder Feeling the Heat from US Prosecutors

Jimmy Gurulé, another former federal prosecutor who is now a law professor at the University of Notre Dame, said prosecutors appear to be methodically building a case against Rhodes.

Rep. Matt Gaetz's media blitz publicized a federal investigation. Legal experts say that poses risks

Jimmy Gurulé, a University of Notre Dame law professor and former federal prosecutor, said there is no advantage for a suspect to mount his defense in public, when statements could be incriminating, provide law enforcement with new leads or later be found false. 

Prosecutors struggle with consistent story in Jan. 6 cases

The defendants can still be convicted of conspiring to obstruct Congress even if the plan was formulated only moments before they stormed the Capitol, said Jimmy Gurule, a former federal prosecutor who’s now a professor at the University of Notre Dame law school. 

Will Supreme Court Expand Religious Rights? (Podcast)

Rick Garnett, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses a divided U.S. Supreme Court ordering California to let indoor church services resume. Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses the case for the second impeachment of former President Donald Trump.

The Justice Department urgently needs a reset. Enter Merrick Garland. Is he up for it?

"His (Garland's) job could become much more complicated very quickly," said University of Notre Dame law professor Jimmy Gurule, who was a Justice Department official in the George H.W. Bush administration.

Senators are about to be sworn in for another impeachment trial, in which Trump's own words will likely be the main evidence

“I think the principle witness is going to be Trump himself,” said Jimmy Gurule, a Notre Dame law professor and former federal prosecutor.

Capitol Police officer's death investigated as homicide; Trump's legal exposure questioned

Jimmy Gurule, a former Justice Department official in the George H.W. Bush administration and a University of Notre Dame law professor, said Trump's conduct warrants serious scrutiny.

Will the Capitol Rioters Face Justice? (Podcast)

National security law expert Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses the charges the rioters who stormed the Capitol could face and the law enforcement failures.

Trump is reportedly mulling pardoning himself. Is that Legal?

“In a democracy based on the rule of law, no one may engage in criminal conduct with impunity, including the president of the United States,” University of Notre Dame Law Professor Jimmy Gurulé told Vox in 2017, arguing Trump cannot pardon himself.

Local lawmakers refuse interviews following chaos at the U.S. Capitol

Notre Dame Law professor Jimmy Gurule served as assistant attorney general under President George H. W. Bush and later in served in the George W. Bush administration. He places the blame for yesterday's insurrection partly on Braun and Walorski.

MAGA leaders call for the troops to keep Trump in office

Jimmy Gurulé, a former Justice Department prosecutor now teaching at Notre Dame Law School, called the argument tenuous.

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