Jimmy Gurulé

Jimmy Gurulé teaches in Notre Dame Law School, concentrating his teaching and scholarship in the areas of criminal law. He is an expert in the field of international criminal law, terrorism, terrorist financing, and anti-money laundering.

Gurulé has also worked in a variety of high-profile public law enforcement positions including as Under Secretary for Enforcement, U.S. Department of the Treasury (2001-2003), where he had oversight responsibilities for the U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Customs Service and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), among other departments. He was instrumental in developing and implementing the U.S. Treasury Department’s global strategy to combat terrorist financing, and engineered the conviction of those responsible for torturing and brutally murdering a Drug Enforcement Administration special agent in Mexico.

A prominent member of the Hispanic legal community, Gurulé previously served as President of the Hispanic National Bar Association and also received the Graciela Olivarez Award in 2006. He was recognized as one of the “100 Most Influential Hispanics” by Hispanic Business in 2002, 1990, 1989, and 1987.

Law Professor Jimmy Gurule..Photo by Matt Cashore/University of Notre Dame
Law Professor Jimmy Gurule..Photo by Matt Cashore/University of Notre Dame

Professor of Law at University of Notre Dame

Areas of Expertise: Terrorism Law, Criminal Forensic Evidence, Criminal Law & Procedure, International Criminal Law, White Collar Crime

Location: Notre Dame, IN

Contact Information:

Email: Jimmy.Gurule.1@nd.edu
Phone: (574) 631-5917

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Heard on NPR’s All Things Considered: Will Drug Kingpin ‘El Chapo’ Face Extradition To U.S.?