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May 29, 2007

Southwestern and West Legalworks to Co-host International IT Law Summit 2007

The two-day conference to be held on the law school's campus What internet issues are keeping Chief Privacy Officers up at...

Southwestern Professors Win Prestigious Writing Award

May 23, 2007

Southwestern Professors Win Prestigious Writing Award

Professor Warren Grimes and Professor Emeritus Lawrence Sullivan have been named winners of the Fifth Annual Jerry S. Cohen...

Southwestern Appoints Nyree Gray '99 as First Diversity Director

May 22, 2007

Southwestern Appoints Nyree Gray '99 as First Diversity Director

Building on its longstanding commitment to diversity, Southwestern Law School has appointed Professor H. Nyree Gray as its...

Southwestern Honors Julia Mason for 20 Years of Service

May 10, 2007

Southwestern Honors Julia Mason for 20 Years of Service

Members of Bench and Bar to Salute Externship Associate Director who placed thousands students After almost two decades of...

Professor Tracy L. Turner Appointed Director of LAWS Program

April 30, 2007

Professor Tracy L. Turner Appointed Director of LAWS Program

Tracy L. Turner, Associate Professor of Legal Analysis, Writing and Skills (LAWS), has been appointed as director of the LAWS...

April 26, 2007

California Supreme Court Justice Marvin R. Baxter to Speak at Commencement

Hon. Arthur Alarcón, Beverly Rubens Gordon and Janice Manis to receive honorary degrees The Honorable Marvin R. Baxter,...

Southwestern Alumna is Trump's New "Apprentice"

April 23, 2007

Southwestern Alumna is Trump's New "Apprentice"

Stefanie Schaeffer '99 graduated from the law school's two-year SCALE® program Southwestern alumna Stefanie Schaeffer has...

"Best First-Year Moot Court Program in the Nation"

April 19, 2007

"Best First-Year Moot Court Program in the Nation"

Michelle Raji and Heshanthi Rohanath take top Oralist Honors and Shara Davenport Named Best Writer Hon. Steven Levinson,...

Professors Parrish and Riley, and Hon. J. Gary Hastings Receive 2007 Excellence in Teaching Awards

April 18, 2007

Professors Parrish and Riley, and Hon. J. Gary Hastings Receive 2007 Excellence in Teaching Awards

Southwestern is pleased to announce that Professors Austen Parrish, Angela Riley and the Hon. J. Gary Hastings, Ret. have been...

Southwestern Welcomes New Full-Time Faculty for 2007-2008

April 12, 2007

Southwestern Welcomes New Full-Time Faculty for 2007-2008

Two new full-time faculty members will be joining Southwestern this fall. David Fagundes has been appointed as Associate...

Southwestern Student Lands Prestigious Internship

April 09, 2007

Southwestern Student Lands Prestigious Internship

Diana Webster, a third-year day student, has been selected to participate in the Morris K. Udall Native American Congressional...

Entertainment Law Goes Global: Second Annual "Entertainment Without Borders" Conference Explores International Marketplace

March 26, 2007

Entertainment Law Goes Global: Second Annual "Entertainment Without Borders" Conference Explores International Marketplace

The entertainment business has become global, and today's entertainment lawyer needs to have at least a basic understanding of...

Southwestern Alum and Trustee Confirmed to Federal Bench

March 20, 2007

Southwestern Alum and Trustee Confirmed to Federal Bench

On Thursday, March 15, the U.S. Senate confirmed Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Otis D. Wright II '80 to a seat on the...

March 12, 2007

Southwestern's 'SCALE' Program Attributed to Helping Candidate Climb the Ranks of NBC's 'The Apprentice'

LOS ANGELES - The weekly tasks and boardroom showdowns for candidates on this season of 'The Apprentice' test for broad...

Professor Cohen: Street Law "Educator of the Year"

March 01, 2007

Professor Cohen: Street Law "Educator of the Year"

Professor Laura Dym Cohen has been named 2007 Street Law Educator of the Year. She will be honored at the Third Annual Street...

Mexican Attorneys at Southwestern Train in Trial Advocacy

February 28, 2007

Mexican Attorneys at Southwestern Train in Trial Advocacy

As part of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) program, three Mexican students arrived at Southwestern in...

February 27, 2007

Broadcasting Pioneer and Renowned Copyright Expert each in "Conversation" at Southwestern

Pat Mitchell, President & CEO of the Museum of Television and Radio and David Nimmer, professor and copyright guru participate...

BLSA Teams Advance to Nationals

February 22, 2007

BLSA Teams Advance to Nationals

Southwestern's Black Law Students Association (BLSA) trial and appellate advocacy teams earned top awards in competitions held...

February 13, 2007

National Telecommunications Team Returns with Honors

Southwestern's team of Lindsay Harrell, Julia Romano and Sarah Wolk returned from the 2007 National Telecommunications Moot...

Antitrust Symposium Honors Professor Emeritus Lawrence A. Sullivan

February 05, 2007

Antitrust Symposium Honors Professor Emeritus Lawrence A. Sullivan

Professor Lawrence Sullivan is an internationally recognized authority on antitrust law whose Handbook of the Law of Antitrust...

"Rules of Evidence" Symposium Explores Differences between Federal and California's State Evidence Code

January 12, 2007

"Rules of Evidence" Symposium Explores Differences between Federal and California's State Evidence Code

In 1967, California became the first U.S. jurisdiction to codify its law of evidence with the implementation of the California...

January 05, 2007

Court of Appeal to Hold a Special Session at Southwestern

The California Court of Appeal, 2nd District - Division 4 will be holding a special session in Southwestern's Julian C. Dixon...

Technology Prompts Shifts in Media Law: Leading Industry Attorneys and Executives Discuss Digital "Revolution"

January 02, 2007

Technology Prompts Shifts in Media Law: Leading Industry Attorneys and Executives Discuss Digital "Revolution"

The music business has moved from CDs to online. A significant share of theatrical revenues is now derived from the sale of...

Moot Court Team Returns from Stetson Competition International Champions

November 14, 2006

Moot Court Team Returns from Stetson Competition International Champions

Southwestern's Moot Court program continues to shine, as Katie Darnell and James Engel Perero won the Stetson International...

Attorney Thomas Mesereau to Deliver Keynote Address for 16th Annual Public Interest Law Week

October 17, 2006

Attorney Thomas Mesereau to Deliver Keynote Address for 16th Annual Public Interest Law Week

Thomas A. Mesereau, Jr., one of the most celebrated trial lawyers in America, will deliver the 16th Annual Public Interest Law...

October 10, 2006

Senior VP and General Counsel of William Morris Agency in "Conversation" at Southwestern

David J. Kekst, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the William Morris Agency, one of the world's largest and most...

Southwestern Awarded Grant to Provide Advocacy Training for Mexican Lawyers

October 05, 2006

Southwestern Awarded Grant to Provide Advocacy Training for Mexican Lawyers

Program part of USAID effort to assist Mexico with legal reforms Southwestern Law School - a leading U.S. institution in...

Entertainment Law Insiders Share Secrets to Successful Video Game Deals

October 04, 2006

Entertainment Law Insiders Share Secrets to Successful Video Game Deals

Loyola and Southwestern Law Schools Co-sponsoring Video Game Law Conference Although the video game business is much younger...

Symposium Commemorates 40 Years of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

August 30, 2006

Symposium Commemorates 40 Years of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

Marking the 40th anniversary of the present design of California's Federal judicial districts, Southwestern Law School, under...

Los Angeles Times Readers' Representative Jamie Gold in "Conversation" at Southwestern

August 23, 2006

Los Angeles Times Readers' Representative Jamie Gold in "Conversation" at Southwestern

Jamie Gold, the Readers' Representative for the Los Angeles Times, will be the next guest in the latest installment of the law...

August 18, 2006

Symposium Explores Study on Lawyers' Careers

Early results of "After the JD" Project to be examined at Southwestern Law School symposium on the national study Once law...

Business and Community Leader Joins Southwestern Board

August 08, 2006

Business and Community Leader Joins Southwestern Board

Ms. Lauren B. Leichtman '77, co-founder and chief executive officer of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP), has been...

Assistant Head Deputy District Attorney Esposito to Speak at Orientation

August 07, 2006

Assistant Head Deputy District Attorney Esposito to Speak at Orientation

Joseph P. Esposito, Assistant Head Deputy in the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Hardcore Gang Division, adjunct...

Professor Harriet M. Rolnick Named SCALE Director

July 01, 2006

Professor Harriet M. Rolnick Named SCALE Director

Commencing with the 2006-2007 academic year, Professor Harriet M. Rolnick has been appointed director of the SCALE Program. In...

June 27, 2006

Two Professors to Join LAWS Faculty in Fall 2006

This fall, Alexandra D'Italia and Catherine Kunkel Watson join the Southwestern faculty as Instructors of Legal Writing in the...

Winners of Southwestern's 2006 SCALE Moot Court Intramural Competition Announced

June 15, 2006

Winners of Southwestern's 2006 SCALE Moot Court Intramural Competition Announced

Kathryn Darnell barely slept for two weeks. She was too busy preparing for the 2006 SCALE Moot Court Competition at...

June 15, 2006

Southwestern Names Four Faculty Members for 2006-07 Professorships

Southwestern Law School has honored four of its highly respected faculty members with professorships for 2006-07: Professor...

Southwestern Names New Associate Dean for Research; Professor Michael B. Dorff Will Work to Further Cultivate Faculty Scholarship

June 10, 2006

Southwestern Names New Associate Dean for Research; Professor Michael B. Dorff Will Work to Further Cultivate Faculty Scholarship

Southwestern has named Professor Michael B. Dorff as Associate Dean for Research. This new position will entail many...

June 01, 2006

Southwestern Welcomes New Full-Time Faculty for 2006-2007

Beginning this fall, Southwestern's faculty will include two new members, Professor Janine Young Kim and Professor Gowri...