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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 exhibit In 1933 Germany, a decree was issued to deny Jewish judges and lawyers access to the courts, jettisoning individual rights and the rule of law during the Nazi era. In 2000, the German Federal Bar created a traveling exhibit, "Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany U ...

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Faculty Scholarship Presentations

Professor Michael Scott participated in "The Future of Privacy and Data Security Regulation," a one-day conference hosted by George Mason University School of Law's Law & Economics Center. His presentation on "The FTC's Crusade Against Data Security Breaches: Looking Back, Looking Forward" traces the FTC's authority as set forth in Section 5 of the FTC Act, and argues that the FTC does not have the auth ...

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Renowned Sports Agent Arn Tellem “In Conversation” at Southwestern

Arn Tellem, widely recognized as one of the most influential and respected sports agents in the world, will be the next guest for Southwestern's "A Conversation With..." series, presented by the Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute. Professor Steve Krone, Director of the Biederman Institute, will conduct the discussion on Wednesday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Southwestern. Mr. Tellem is Vice Chairman ...

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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 members and guests were treated to a series of inspiring speeches by Dean Susan Westerberg Prager, graduating evening student Jahmy Graham and Hon. Goodwin Liu, Associate Justice for the Supreme Court of California. During the ceremony, degrees were conferred on 310 J.D. and 25 LL.M. grad ...

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Faculty Scholarship Presentations

Professor Dov Waisman has been invited to present his current work on "Reasonable Precaution for the Individual" at the 2014 Stanford/Harvard/Yale Junior Faculty Forum next month at Stanford. This year's forum focuses on topics pertaining to public law and humanities, and Professor Waisman is one of approximately a dozen scholars chosen to present a paper. He is also the second Southwestern faculty member t ...

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Southwestern Hosts the 60th Annual National Conference of Law Reviews

In March, law review and law journal editors from around the country gathered in Los Angeles to collaborate and discuss issues connected with student-edited publications at the 60th Annual National Conference of Law Reviews (NCLR), hosted by Southwestern. Approximately 250 student editors from 85 law schools representing over 100 different journals attended the event, which focused on "Keeping the Law Relev ...

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Leah Weil, Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Sony Pictures Entertainment, “In Conversation” at Southwestern

Leah Weil, Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Sony Pictures Entertainment, will be the next guest for Southwestern's "A Conversation With..." series, presented by Southwestern's Donald E. Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute. Professor Steve Krone, Director of the Biederman Institute, will conduct the discussion on Monday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. on Southwestern's campus. Ms. We ...

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Alumni Share How Clinical and Experiential Opportunities Shaped Their Career Paths

Judge Amy Pellman moderated a panel on "Legal Clinics and Experiential Courses: Helping to Prepare Tomorrow's Lawyers" yesterday evening, presented by Southwestern's Clinical Program. Alumni panelists (pictured, left to right) Maria Guiza-Palomares '09, Robert Glassman '09 Leah Cohen-Mays '10 and Liza Davis '12 discussed their own experiences in clinical and experiential programs during law school. Prompted ...

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Southwestern Hosts the 60th Annual National Conference of Law Reviews

Every year, law review and law journal editors from around the country gather to collaborate on ideas and discuss issues connected with student-edited publications at the National Conference of Law Reviews (NCLR). This year, Southwestern is hosting the NCLR's milestone 60th annual event March 26-29 in Los Angeles. "We are very excited to be hosting NCLR this year," said Annie Levitt, who serves as this year ...

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Shawn Holley ’88 Shares the Unique Path that Lead her to Criminal and Entertainment Law

Alumna Shawn Holley '88 engaged a room full of students, faculty and staff recently when she talked about her own unique path to practicing both criminal and entertainment law. At the event, hosted by Southwestern's Criminal Law and Entertainment Law societies, Holley shared, "Success, however you define it, comes when you're doing what you love." Her passion and excitement for criminal law was fueled by th ...

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