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NEWS JULY 17, 2014

Seven Southwestern Graduates Awarded ABOTA Fellowships

Reposted from The Los Angeles Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) has selected...

NEWS JULY 15, 2014

Summer Law Institute in Guanajuato Celebrates 25 Years

The Summer Law Institute in Guanajuato, Mexico - a consortium of the law schools compromised of Southwestern, University of...

NEWS JULY 14, 2014

Legal Scholars and Reviewers Weigh in on Professor Michael Dorff's New Book on CEO Pay

Corporate law expert Professor Michael Dorff has his opinions about why the CEO pay experiment failed and how to fix it, which...

NEWS JULY 01, 2014

Southwestern Honored at Los Angeles Architectural Awards

Unique awards presented by the Los Angeles Business Council celebrate the best of the region's new and innovative architectural...

NEWS JULY 01, 2014

A Momentous First Year - Southwestern's Residences at 7th Earn Accolades from Residents and Recognition for Design and Sustainability

By the conclusion of the first academic year of use, it was clear that The Residences at 7th, Southwestern's new on-campus...

NEWS JUNE 27, 2014

New Issue of JIMEL Features an Especially Diverse Set of Articles

Volume 5, Issue 1 of the Journal of International Media and Entertainment Law (JIMEL), published in conjunction with the...

NEWS JUNE 24, 2014

Former Judge Advocate Rachel VanLandingham Appointed to Southwestern Faculty

Rachel E. VanLandingham, a military law expert and 20-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force (USAF), has been appointed to the...

NEWS JUNE 19, 2014

Nine Southwestern Students Awarded Scholarships by the Mexican American Bar Foundation

The Mexican American Bar Foundation (MABF) awarded scholarships to nine Southwestern students at its 23rd Annual Scholarship...

NEWS JUNE 18, 2014

Southwestern Practicum Students Win Two Appellate Cases

Students participating in Southwestern's Appellate Litigation Practicum completed a very successful year, winning both of the...

NEWS MAY 27, 2014

Southwestern Graduates Inspired by a Myriad of Speakers

During Southwestern's 99th Commencement Ceremony held on May 18 at the Shrine Auditorium, the graduates and their family...

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