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Professor Norman Garland to Receive Honorary Degree

The Southwestern Board of Trustees has selected Professor Norman M. Garland to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at Southwestern’s 101st Commencement Ceremony on May 15, 2016. Professor Garland is a highly respected teacher and scholar whose commitment, creativity and enthusiasm for academic innovation has had a tremendous impact on his students and the advancement of Southwestern for more than four ...

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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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Southwestern Honors Four at Annual Awards Reception

Four distinguished members of the Southwestern community were honored at the law school's 26th Awards Recognition Reception, Silent Auction and Reunion: Steven P. Byrne '77 as Alumnus of the Year, Hon. Sandra L. Margulies '77 as Outstanding Judicial Officer, Dean Austen L. Parrish as Outstanding Friend, and the special presentation of an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree to Jana Waring Greer. Photos from the e ...

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Dean Emeritus Bryant Garth to Receive Honorary Degree

The Southwestern Board of Trustees will confer an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree on Dean Emeritus Bryant G. Garth at the law school's 99th Commencement Ceremony on May 18, 2014. Dean Garth is one of the most prominent international scholars on the legal profession, dispute resolution, globalization and the rule of law. He was appointed as Southwestern's tenth dean in 2005 after many years as the Director of ...

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Trustee Jana Greer to Receive Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree

During Southwestern's 26th Annual Awards Recognition Reception, the Southwestern Board of Trustees will confer an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree on Jana Waring Greer, a member of the board for more than 25 years. Ms. Greer has played a key role in the development of Southwestern as a dedicated trustee and generous benefactor. Her affiliation with the law school began in 1987 when she was named to the Board ...

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Southwestern to Honor Prominent Alumni and Friends at Annual Awards Event

On Thursday, April 24, the Southwestern Alumni Association will honor three distinguished members of the Southwestern community at the 26th Annual Awards Recognition Reception and Auction: Steven P. Byrne '77 of Byrne & Associates as "Alumnus of the Year" Hon. Sandra L. Margulies '77, California Court of Appeals, First Appellate District, as "Outstanding Judicial Officer" Austen L. Parrish, Dean and Jam ...

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