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December 13, 2010
Legal Clinic to receive award for work with seniors - Pete Rosenbery
The Southern Illinois University School of Law Legal Clinic will receive recognition later this week for its work with senior citizens.


November 30, 2010
Honoring Sheila - D.W. Norris
Monday would have been the 82nd birthday of Sheila Simon's late father, former U.S. Sen. Paul Simon.


November 23, 2010
Reception will honor Sheila Simon for service - Pete Rosenbery
A reception recognizing Sheila Simon’s service to the Southern Illinois University School of law and the campus community is set for next week.


November 18, 2010
Smoot to take job as resident circuit judge
Carolyn B. Smoot, an attorney for 27 years, has been appointed a resident circuit judge in the First Judicial Circuit, officials with the Illinois Supreme Court announced Wednesday.


November 12, 2010
Forum at SIUC will focus on Second Amendment - Pete Rosenbery
The issue of gun ownership rights in Illinois will be the focus of a forum next week at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


November 10, 2010
South Texas College of Law wins competition - Pete Rosenbery
After a three-year absence, South Texas College of Law settled into familiar surroundings this past weekend by winning the 19th annual National Health Law Moot Court competition at Southern Illinois University School of Law.


November 05, 2010
Campus ceremony will mark Veterans Day - Pete Rosenbery
Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Joseph L. Heimann will present the keynote address at a Veterans Day ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 11, at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


November 02, 2010
Law schools hosts moot court competition Nov. 5-6 - Pete Rosenbery
Questions surrounding organ transplant donation and constitutional rights are the focus of Southern Illinois University School of Law’s annual National Health Law Moot Court Competition.


November 01, 2010
'Semester Away' programs benefit law students - Pete Rosenbery
For Bill Hickman, a third-year law student in the Southern Illinois University School of Law, the chance to move from the classroom to the courtroom was an opportunity he could not pass up.


October 28, 2010
Law student wins prestigious writing contest - Pete Rosenbery
Jaye R. Lindsay, a third-year student at Southern Illinois University School of Law, recently earned top honors in the 2010 Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys’ Law Student Writing Competition.


October 22, 2010
Law school to host appellate court oral arguments - Pete Rosenbery
The Fifth District Appellate Court will hold oral arguments in four cases next week at the Southern Illinois University School of Law.


October 13, 2010
Grand Rapids attorney to make history Wednesday - Shandra Martinez
Katherine Smith Kennedy is slated to make history Wednesday.


October 12, 2010
John Lynn Obituary
Major John Francis Lynn, USMC Retired, 58, passed away at 4:12 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, in Herrin Hospital.


October 05, 2010
Induction ceremony for law students set for Friday - Pete Rosenbery
Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier will preside over the induction ceremony later this week for first-year law students in the Southern Illinois University School of Law.


September 28, 2010
Law school hosts expert in medical liability law - Pete Rosenbery
Frank M. McClellan, a nationally recognized expert in medical liability law, will discuss the impact of health care reforms in alleviating disparities within the system later this week at the Southern Illinois University School of Law.


September 23, 2010
Law school adopts disability diversity pledge - Pete Rosenbery
Faculty at the Southern Illinois University School of Law recently unanimously approved a commitment pledge for disability diversity within the legal profession.


September 17, 2010
Public defender to become associate judge - Bernard Schoenburg
Sangamon County’s chief public defender, Brian Otwell, was named Thursday as an associate judge in the 7th Judicial Circuit.


September 14, 2010
Fair pay activist Lilly Ledbetter to speak at SIUC - Pete Rosenbery
Fair pay activist Lilly Ledbetter will present a lecture later this week at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


September 10, 2010
Veterans Court Protocol Manual dedicated to Assistant Dean John Lynn
The recently published second printing of the manual on how to implement Veterans Courts or Programs in the State of Illinois was dedicated to the memory of “Major John F. Lynn, USMC, (Ret.), Assistant Dean and Director of the Veterans’ Legal Assistance Program at the SIU School of Law.


September 07, 2010
Professional Responsibility Day set for Sept. 11 - Pete Rosenbery
First-year law and medical school students will confront critical professional and ethical issues later this week at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


September 03, 2010
Lecture looks at health care law's constitutionality - Pete Rosenbery
The constitutionality of the nation’s health care legislation with respect to the ninth and 10th amendments is set for discussion next week at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


September 02, 2010
Presentation to focus on Arizona immigration law - Pete Rosenbery
A closer look at Arizona’s new immigration law is part of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s observance of Constitution Day later this month.


August 30, 2010
Cox reflects on U.S. attorney tenure - Becky Malkovich
When A. Courtney Cox got the call to serve as one of only 93 U.S. attorneys, he wasn't sure answering it was the right thing to do.


August 12, 2010
Blago jury’s direction hard to read - Codell Rodriguez
Local law experts are on the fence on what the 11-day jury deliberation in the case against former governor Rod Blagojevich.


August 11, 2010
SIU gets excellent reviews from law students in The Princeton Review
Several faculty members from the SIU School of Law faculty made presentations during the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Schools(AALS) which was held in New Orleans, LA, January 6 – 10, 2010.


July 28, 2010
New dean excited about law school’s future - Pete Rosenbery
As she settles in, Dean Cynthia L. Fountaine is looking ahead to her priorities for the Southern Illinois University School of Law.


June 24, 2010
Announcement
Law schools would like to diversify their faculties. (In 2007-8, e.g., 45% of law professors were from just 10 schools.) To help become more inclusive, Southern Illinois University School of Law presents a workshop, focusing on the law school hiring process.


June 18, 2010
SIU law graduates open Sesser firm - Becky Malkovich
A storefront on a sleepy main street is a far cry from the type of setting to which some new attorneys may aspire, but for Bryan McLeod and Marcy Cascio, it is the ideal location.


June 18, 2010
Obama nominates Myerscough for federal judgeship - Bernard Schoenburg
President Barack Obama Thursday nominated Illinois Appellate Justice Sue Myerscough to become a federal district judge based in Springfield.


May 21, 2010
Law school honors imprisoned Vietnamese lawyer - Pete Rosenbery
A Vietnamese human-rights defense attorney and democracy activist sentenced earlier this year to five years in prison was honored by the Southern Illinois University School of Law during its commencement ceremony last week.


May 17, 2010
Annual SIH/SIU Health Policy Institute is May 21 - Pete Rosenbery
A program at the Southern Illinois University School of Law will focus on the challenges medical providers and society could face in allocating limited health care resources.


May 15, 2010
Acting Deputy Attorney General for the U.S. Department of Justice
Gary Grindler, Acting Deputy Attorney General for the U.S. Department of Justice, delivered the address for the SIU School of Law’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. at Shryock Auditorium on the SIUC campus.


April 23, 2010
International elections expert to speak at SIUC - Pete Rosenbery
An elections management specialist with the International Foundation for Electoral Systems will present a lecture next week at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


April 15, 2010
Moot Court Board News
The Moot Court Board had two sets of teams participate in their national competitions in California recently.


March 25, 2010
Law school faculty member wins fellowship - Pete Rosenbery
An assistant professor at the Southern Illinois University School of Law is the recipient of an academic fellowship that will focus on counter-terrorism, national security and international criminal law.


March 22, 2010
AARP official to serve as Bioethicist-in-Residence - Pete Rosenbery
Harry R. (Rick) Moody, director of academic affairs for AARP, will look at how bioethics issues are playing out in the debate over reforming the nation’s health care system later this month at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


March 15, 2010
Free legal education program set for April 16 - Pete Rosenbery
The Southern Illinois University School of Law is co-sponsoring a free continuing legal education program next month.


March 05, 2010
Student-centered program attracted new law dean - Pete Rosenbery
Cynthia L. Fountaine, a professor at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, will become the next dean of the Southern Illinois University School of Law. Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor Don S. Rice announced the appointment.


February 27, 2010
Myerscough, three others recommended for federal judgeships - Chris Dettro
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has submitted the names of Springfield Appellate Judge Sue Myerscough and three men to the president for consideration to fill two soon-to-be vacant federal judgeships in the Central District of Illinois.


February 23, 2010
SIU works toward establishing Cuban Caribbean Center - Stephen Rickerl
The relationship between the United States and Cuba is a web of foreign policy issues, restrictive legislation and potentially profitable markets. Yet some experts feel it is a matter of time before the web begins to untangle.


February 03, 2010
Two law student organizations coordinated charitable drives
Phi Delta Phi collected over 600 articles of clothing through donations from individuals at the law school and people associated with students who collected independently.


January 13, 2010
Law school hosts ‘Women in Leadership Workshop’ - Pete Rosenbery
The Southern Illinois University School of Law is hosting a workshop later this week that focuses on preparing female law students to be leaders within the legal profession.


January 10, 2010
Several law faculty lead discussions at national conference
Several faculty members from the SIU School of Law faculty made presentations during the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Schools(AALS) which was held in New Orleans, LA, January 6 – 10, 2010.


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