Notre Dame Law School
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- International criminal law
- Complex criminal litigation
- Terrorist financing
- Anti-money laundering
- Organized crime
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Gurulé in the News
September 11, 2022
National security law expert Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses the legal complications of Judge Aileen Cannon ordering a special master to review thousands of documents seized from former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home last month.
August 12, 2022
Jimmy Gurule, a Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame, added that anything Trump said during his deposition "could be used against him in a criminal trial on charges related to allegations that he unlawfully inflated the value of his real estate properties in NYC."
August 10, 2022
Former federal prosecutor Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses the longest sentence given to a Capitor rioter.
June 29, 2022
A more likely option for prosecution, said Jimmy Gurule, a former federal prosecutor who is a Notre Dame law professor, would be to pursue a case that Trump conspired to defraud the United States through his wide-ranging efforts to overturn the election and to obstruct the congressional proceeding at which the results were to be certified.
Los Angeles Times
May 05, 2022
“What was the justification? What was the need for federal law enforcement officers to be deployed in that instance, where there appeared to be no threat to the federal courthouse?” said Jimmy Gurulé, a University of Notre Dame law professor and former undersecretary of enforcement at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where he oversaw various federal law enforcement agencies.
US lawyers no longer want to work for Russian oligarchs, especially those who want their sanctions overturned, a report says
March 16, 2022
"These law firms are damned if they do and damned if they don't," Jimmy Gurulé, an attorney who served as undersecretary of the Treasury for terrorism and financial intelligence under former President George Bush, told The Post.
New York Post
March 15, 2022
“These law firms are damned if they do and damned if they don’t,” Jimmy Gurulé, a former undersecretary of the Treasury for terrorism and financial intelligence in the Bush administration, told The Post.
The Indiana Lawyer
Notre Dame Law’s Exoneration Justice Clinic gets federal grant to help represent the wrongfully convicted
March 07, 2022
The Exoneration Justice Clinic at Notre Dame Law School, which traces its founding to a group of students and dozens of white roses, has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice that will bolster the clinic’s ability to investigate and litigate wrongful convictions.
March 02, 2022
The freezing or blocking of an asset means it can't be sold or transferred and U.S. citizens can't engage in any transaction involving it, said Jimmy Gurulé, a law professor at the University of Notre Dame and a former undersecretary for enforcement at the Department of the Treasury during the George W. Bush administration.
South Bend Tribune
January 30, 2022
"They try to prove innocence at the jury trial and they lost. They proved at least that the conviction should be overturned … And then now they've got to prove it the third time," said Jimmy Gurule, who runs the University of Notre Dame's exoneration clinic and calls the bill "an important step in the right direction in favor of the exoneree."
January 27, 2022
"The standard is often articulated as 'more likely than not,' and sometimes it's even quantified into like a 51%-49%," said Jimmy Gurule, who runs the University of Notre Dame's exoneration clinic.
January 25, 2022
Jimmy Gurulé is the Director of Notre Dame Law School's Exoneration Justice Clinic.
January 20, 2022
"In the past, Trump's approach to any legal trouble has been to brush it off as some sort of political gamesmanship," said Jimmy Gurule, a former Justice Department official in the George H.W. Bush administration.
December 20, 2021
Former federal prosecutor Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses Washington D.C. suing the far right groups, the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers, over their role in the January 6th Capitol riots.
The US points out that corruption affects bilateral relations (EEUU señala que corrupción afecta relaciones bilaterales)
December 10, 2021
The special guest was Professor Jimmy Gurulé, from the University of Notre Dame (USA), an expert in criminal law, economic crimes, as well as in combat against money laundering. (El invitado especial fue el profesor Jimmy Gurulé, de la Universidad de Notre Dame (EEUU), experto en derecho penal, delitos económicos, así como también en combate antilavado.)
December 03, 2021
"Keith Cooper was the motivation for that effort," said Jimmy Gurule, a University of Notre Dame law professor and the clinic's director who appointed Cooper to the clinic's board of advisers.
November 19, 2021
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.
October 08, 2021
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
July 30, 2021
“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.
July 27, 2021
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.
July 21, 2021
"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?"
The Indiana Lawyer
July 21, 2021
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.
June 09, 2021
"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.
May 09, 2021
“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.
April 08, 2021
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
April 03, 2021
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.
March 27, 2021
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.
February 13, 2021
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.
February 01, 2021
"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
January 26, 2021
“I think the principle witness is going to be Trump himself,” said Jimmy Gurule, a Notre Dame law professor and former federal prosecutor.
January 08, 2021
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.
January 08, 2021
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.
January 07, 2021
“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.
January 07, 2021
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.
December 18, 2020
Jimmy Gurulé, a former Justice Department prosecutor now teaching at Notre Dame Law School, called the argument tenuous.