Prof. Judith Fox (University of Notre Dame)
Eviction in the Era of COVID
Eviction has reached crisis level in America, driven in part by the lack of affordable housing. COVID has both exacerbated the situation and helped. COVID has brought this problem to the attention of policymakers and provided much needed financial assistance for some. At the same time, the assistance is too little and comes too late for many.
Information about the speaker:
Prof. Judith Fox joined the Notre Dame faculty in July of 1997. She has taught a variety of courses including alternative dispute resolution, negotiations, housing law, consumer law, ethics and domestic violence. She runs the Economic Justice Clinic, a clinical program focusing on consumer law issues primarily as they relate to housing.
Prior to joining the faculty, Fox was the Deputy Director of Berrien County Legal Services in St. Joseph, Michigan. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science from Wilkes University. Fox worked in the banking industry in both Pennsylvania and Indiana before attending law school. She graduated magna cum laude from Notre Dame Law School in 1993, where she was the articles editor of the Notre Dame Law Review.
Fox served as a member of the Consumer Advisory Board of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She is a member of the legislative committee of the National Association of Consumer Advocates and served on the Advisory Board of the Indiana Foreclosure Assistance Project. Most recently, she has been appointed to be a reporter for the Uniform Law Commission’s project on post judgment debt collection.
Fox is the author of a number of articles. Fox and Seton Hall Professor Linda Fisher authored The Foreclosure Echo: How the Hardest Hit have been Left Out of the Economic Relief, published by Cambridge in 2019.
About the monthly EVICT talks:
On the third Thursday of every month, we will have a speaker on a topic related to evictions, the right to housing, housing law, the (complex) relation between international law and national law, and/or data science. Each month, we will have a different international speaker (ranging from scholars to practitioners) who will offer fascinating insights into their area of expertise.
For now, the talks will be held online. Each of these talks will begin at 4:00 pm and end at 5:00 pm (Amsterdam/Berlin/Paris, UTC+01:00).
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