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The Right to Know: Southwestern Law School to host symposium commemorating "Freedom of Information Laws on the Global Stage: Past, Present and Future."

September 20, 2016

The Right to Know: Southwestern Law School to host symposium commemorating "Freedom of Information Laws on the Global Stage: Past, Present and Future."

On Friday, November 4, 2016, Southwestern Law School will host a symposium on "Freedom of Information Laws on the Global Stage:...

Southwestern to Present First Clinical Conference on Closing the Justice Gap for California's Youth: Diverse Solutions for Diverse Communities

September 16, 2016

Southwestern to Present First Clinical Conference on Closing the Justice Gap for California's Youth: Diverse Solutions for Diverse Communities

On Thursday, September 29, Southwestern Law School will present Closing the Justice Gap for California’s Youth: Diverse...

Southwestern Law School Symposium Explores Modern Implications of the Laws of War

September 14, 2016

Southwestern Law School Symposium Explores Modern Implications of the Laws of War

Cicero famously said, "inter arma enim silent leges" – Latin for "in times of war, the law falls silent." Yet the media is...

Southwestern Recognized for Diversity by ABA Law Students Division

September 13, 2016

Southwestern Recognized for Diversity by ABA Law Students Division

Southwestern has won the 2016 Dean Henry J. Ramsey Jr. Diversity Award from the American Bar Association's Law Students...

Business Leader Charles P. Fairchild Joins Southwestern Law School Board of Trustees

September 12, 2016

Business Leader Charles P. Fairchild Joins Southwestern Law School Board of Trustees

Charles P. Fairchild '09, a general counsel and manager of several companies and cultural arts education advocate, has been...

Southwestern to Host a Celebration of Asian Pacific American Women Law Firm Partners in Los Angeles

September 08, 2016

Southwestern to Host a Celebration of Asian Pacific American Women Law Firm Partners in Los Angeles

On Friday, September 16, Southwestern will host the Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance of Los Angeles (APAWLA),...

Eleven Southwestern Graduates Selected for ABOTA Fellowships

September 07, 2016

Eleven Southwestern Graduates Selected for ABOTA Fellowships

The Los Angeles Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) has selected 11 members of Southwestern's Class of...

Michael Carter Appointed Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Southwestern Law School

September 06, 2016

Michael Carter Appointed Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Southwestern Law School

Dean Susan Westerberg Prager today announced the appointment of Michael Carter as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer...

Prominent Alumni Tell New Students "The Practice of Law Begins Today"

August 18, 2016

Prominent Alumni Tell New Students "The Practice of Law Begins Today"

Before setting foot into a classroom, students entering their first year at Southwestern received an important message from two...

Introduction to Legal Writing Course Gives Students a Glimpse into the Rigors of Law School

August 17, 2016

Introduction to Legal Writing Course Gives Students a Glimpse into the Rigors of Law School

Anyone who has been in law school will tell you that one of the first things they had to learn is how to write like a lawyer....

Southwestern Alumnus Judge David Wesley and Southwestern Students Play Key Roles in Award Winning Teen Court Program

August 02, 2016

Southwestern Alumnus Judge David Wesley and Southwestern Students Play Key Roles in Award Winning Teen Court Program

The Los Angeles Superior Court Teen Court Program has been awarded the California State Bar Education Pipeline Award. Teen...

Student Successfully Attains Parole for Client

June 29, 2016

Student Successfully Attains Parole for Client

Evening student Yessica Jovel was able to take the skills she has learned during her time at Southwestern and apply them to...

Professor Pugsley Retires

June 22, 2016

Professor Pugsley Retires

After 38 years with the Southwestern community, Professor Robert A. Pugsley retired at the end of the Spring 2016 semester....

Twelve Southwestern Students Awarded Scholarships by the Mexican American Bar Foundation

June 15, 2016

Twelve Southwestern Students Awarded Scholarships by the Mexican American Bar Foundation

The Mexican American Bar Foundation (MABF) awarded scholarships to 12 Southwestern students at its 25th Anniversary Scholarship...

Alumni Honored at Family Law Event

June 14, 2016

Alumni Honored at Family Law Event

On June 4, the Southwestern Alumni Association presented the second annual Signing on the Dotted Line: A Family Law MCLE Event...

Los Angeles Lawyers Make Music for a Cause

June 09, 2016

Los Angeles Lawyers Make Music for a Cause

On Saturday, June 18, the Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic & Legal Voices will honor legendary songwriter Richard M. Sherman at...

Recent Graduates Earn Beverly Hills Bar Foundation Scholarships

June 03, 2016

Recent Graduates Earn Beverly Hills Bar Foundation Scholarships

Lauren Fierro and Monique Moncayo, who both graduated from Southwestern's PLEAS program in May, have been awarded scholarships...