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John Copeland Nagle was named the John N. Matthews Professor at Notre Dame in 2005. He joined the law faculty at Notre Dame as an associate professor of law in 1998 and became a full professor in 2001. He was the law school’s inaugural Associate Dean for Faculty Research from 2004 to 2007.
Professor Nagle teaches a number of courses related to environmental law, legislation, and property. In 2002, he received a Distinguished Lectureship award from the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board to teach environmental law and property law at the Tsinghua University Law School in Beijing. He has received another Fulbright award to teach environmental law at Fudan University in Shanghai during the spring of 2008. Professor Nagle has lectured on environmental, legislation, and property issues at numerous forums in the United States, Canada, China, and Hungary.
Prior to joining the Notre Dame faculty, Professor Nagle was an associate professor at the Seton Hall University School of Law from 1994 through 1998. He also worked in the United States Department of Justice, first as an attorney in the Office of Legal Counsel where he advised other executive branch agencies on a variety of constitutional and statutory issues, and later as a trial attorney conducting environmental litigation. Professor Nagle served as a law clerk to Judge Deanell Reece Tacha of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and he was a scientific assistant in the Energy and Environmental Systems Division of Argonne National Laboratory. He is a graduate of Indiana University and the University of Michigan Law School.
A more complete biography, including detailed information about his scholarship, can be found here.
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