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November 24, 2014

Southwestern Partners with "Giving Tuesday" to Celebrate the Spirit of the Season

For the second year, Southwestern has joined the national movement and become a proud partner of Giving Tuesday, coinciding...

November 20, 2014

Scholarly Pursuits: ADR Scholars from around the country gather at Southwestern for AALS Alternative Dispute Resolution Section's Works-in-Progress Conference

On November 7 and 8, Southwestern hosted the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Alternative Dispute Resolution...

November 17, 2014

International Students Grad School Fair

Through the online International Students Day Grad School Fair hosted by CollegeWeek Live on November 19, Southwestern faculty,...

November 14, 2014

ABA Criminal Justice Section Names Award After Professor Myrna Raeder

The Criminal Justice Section of the American Bar Association has established a new award, which is named in memory of...

Moot Court team Wins Second Place regional round of competition

November 14, 2014

Moot Court team Wins Second Place regional round of competition

Southwestern’s team of Rebecca Eckley (writer) and oralists Roy Manukyan and Candace Rodriguez delivered an outstanding...

November 06, 2014

Negotiation Team Takes Second at Regional Competition, Advances to Nationals

At the regional rounds of the ABA Negotiation Competition held during the first weekend in November in Orange, CA, Southwestern...

Southwestern to Host Symposium Dedicated to the Memory of Renowned Professor, Scholar and Gender Equity Advocate Myrna Raeder

October 30, 2014

Southwestern to Host Symposium Dedicated to the Memory of Renowned Professor, Scholar and Gender Equity Advocate Myrna Raeder

When renowned scholar and beloved Southwestern Law School Professor Myrna S. Raeder passed away on November 16, 2013, she left...

October 29, 2014

TAHP Team Takes Second Place at National Competition

At the 24th Annual San Diego Defense Lawyers' Mock Trial Competition held last weekend, Southwestern's team of Monica Arellano,...

October 21, 2014

Southwestern to host AALS Alternative Dispute Resolution Section's Works-in-Progress Conference

On November 7 and 8, Southwestern will host the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Alternative Dispute Resolution...

October 15, 2014

Southwestern Law School to Honor Outstanding Members of the Entertainment Law Community

Daniel M. Petrocelli ‘80, Jared Jussim and the late Ed Hookstratten ‘57 to receive awards at the Donald E. Biederman...

October 10, 2014

Recent JD/MBA Graduates Share their Perspectives on the Concurrent Degree Program

Recent JD/MBA graduates share their perspectives on the concurrent degree program offered by Southwestern and The Drucker...

Business and Community Leader Lauren Leichtman '77 Creates Historic Scholarship Fund at Southwestern Law School

October 07, 2014

Business and Community Leader Lauren Leichtman '77 Creates Historic Scholarship Fund at Southwestern Law School

Southwestern trustee Lauren B. Leichtman '77, and her husband, Arthur E. Levine, co-founders of Levine Leichtman Capital...

Southwestern to Host First American Constitution Society Southern California Regional Conference

October 03, 2014

Southwestern to Host First American Constitution Society Southern California Regional Conference

Co-Sponsored by Southwestern’s ACS Student Chapter, UCLA ACS Student Chapter and the Los Angeles ACS Lawyer Chapter Image:...

September 26, 2014

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

September 17, 2014

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

September 11, 2014

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

September 10, 2014

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...

International LL.M. Students Get Their Day in Court

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...

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

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....

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

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...

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

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 &...

July 17, 2014

Seven Southwestern Graduates Awarded ABOTA Fellowships

Reposted from www.swlaw-alumni.org The Los Angeles Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) has selected...

Summer Law Institute in Guanajuato Celebrates 25 Years

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...

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

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...

Southwestern Honored at Los Angeles Architectural Awards

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...

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

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...

New Issue of JIMEL Features an Especially Diverse Set of Articles

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...

Former Judge Advocate Rachel VanLandingham Appointed to Southwestern Faculty

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...

Nine Southwestern Students Awarded Scholarships by the Mexican American Bar Foundation

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...

Southwestern Practicum Students Win Two Appellate Cases

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...