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Southwestern Establishes Youth Offender Parole Hearing Practicum

In 2013, California passed a law that created a specialized parole hearing process for prisoners who were convicted for...


Southwestern Law School Receives 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

Southwestern Law School has received the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity...


Southwestern's Bullocks Wilshire Earns Accolades

Southwestern's beloved Bullocks Wilshire landmark has been recognized by a variety of entities in recent months: >The...


Five Southwestern Students Receive California Bar Foundation Scholarships

Southwestern students Claudia Garcia-Robleno, Monica Ponce de Leon, Ebony Randolph, Damaris Santamaria and Darris Upton-Stuart...

NEWS AUGUST 22, 2014

International LL.M. Students Get Their Day in Court

Diversity is one of the hallmarks of life in Los Angeles. So it is only fitting that Southwestern’s LL.M. program hosts a...

NEWS AUGUST 08, 2014

Professor Robert Lutz Honored as International Lawyer of the Year by the State Bar of California International Law Section

The State Bar of California International Law Section has selected Professor Robert E. Lutz to receive the 2014 Warren M....

NEWS AUGUST 01, 2014

Southwestern to present international exhibit "Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany Under the Third Reich"

Two formal presentations at Southwestern will explore the failure of the rule of law in Nazi Germany in conjunction with the...

NEWS JULY 30, 2014

Maria Palomares '09 Earns Prestigious Award from Western Center on Law & Poverty

On June 25, Southwestern alumna Maria Palomares '09 was honored as the 2014 Fair Shake Rock Star by the Western Center on Law &...

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...

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