Jimmy Gurulé
Published July 11, 2017
Updated April 15, 2021

Jimmy Gurulé is a professor of law at Notre Dame Law School, where he is also faculty director of the Exoneration Justice Clinic. He is an expert in the field of criminal law, international criminal law, terrorism and terrorist financing, money laundering and national security law.

Previously, Gurulé was Under Secretary for Enforcement at the U.S. Department of the Treasury (2001-2003), where he had oversight over the U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Customs Service and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, 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 murdering a Drug Enforcement Administration special agent in Mexico.

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Expertise: Terrorism law, criminal forensic evidence, criminal law and procedure, international criminal law, white collar crime, money laundering, terrorist financing, national security law

Location: Notre Dame, Ind.

Email: Jimmy.Gurule.1@nd.edu

Phone: (574) 631-5917

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

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