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November 23, 2011
Law student earns prestigious scholarship - Pete Rosenbery
Natalie T. Lorenz, a third-year student at the Southern Illinois University School of Law, recently earned a prestigious scholarship from the American Counsel Association.


November 09, 2011
Karmeier to swear-in 108 new lawyers in Carbondale - Christina Stueve
Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier will administer the attorney’s oath when 108 new lawyers are admitted to practice in ceremonies in Carbondale on Nov. 10.


November 08, 2011
Loyola Chicago School of Law wins competition - Pete Rosenbery
For the second time in three years, a team from Loyola University Chicago School of Law won the National Health Law Moot Court competition at Southern Illinois University School of Law.


November 02, 2011
Law school to host moot court competition - Pete Rosenbery
Some of the nation’s leading law school students will converge later this week at the Southern Illinois University School of Law to present arguments on whether a 200-year-old federal statute applies to existing international pharmaceutical testing on humans.


November 01, 2011
SIU Law Alumni become members of the Bar of the Supreme Court
The next swearing in ceremony will be held January 27, 2014. Check back here for more details.


October 28, 2011
Panel to discuss military commissions, war crimes - Pete Rosenbery
As the arraignment nears for Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, suspected in the deadly 2000 bombing attack on the U.S.S. Cole, a panel discussion next week at the Southern Illinois University School of Law will focus on international justice, and the nation’s use of military commissions in war crimes cases.


October 26, 2011
Appellate Court of the State of Illinois, Fifth District Oral Arguments
This is a wrongful death and survival action arising from a single-vehicle accident that occurred on Illinois Route 147 near Simpson, Illinois, around midnight on October 14, 2000.


October 20, 2011
Law school to host appellate court session - Pete Rosenbery
The Fifth District Appellate Court will hold oral arguments in four cases, including a high-profile civil lawsuit from Saline County, next week at the Southern Illinois University School of Law.


October 19, 2011
Human rights activist to speak on campus - Pete Rosenbery
Human rights activist Deborah Brown will present a lecture on “The Arab Spring and Its Impact on U.S. Foreign Policy” next week at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


October 01, 2011
The Hiram H. Lesar Distinguished Lecture Series
The Hiram H. Lesar Distinguished Lecture Series was established by the School of Law in 1992 to honor founding Dean Hiram H. Lesar, whose many personal and professional concerns included an interest in civil rights.


September 29, 2011
Dervan assists white collar crime defense training - Pete Rosenbery
An assistant professor at the Southern Illinois University School of Law will be part of an innovative training institution for criminal defense lawyers that will begin early next year in Florida.


September 27, 2011
Media Advisory -- Law School Induction Ceremony
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 22, 2011
Observations of Guantanamo Bay - Cindy G Buys
I had a rare opportunity today to spend the day at Guantanamo Bay observing US Government operations there.


September 15, 2011
Public policy Institute to host ‘Pizza and Politics’ - Pete Rosenbery
Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute kicks off this year’s “Pizza and Politics” seminars on Monday, Sept. 19, with discussions on counterintelligence and on participation by women in the political process.


September 13, 2011
Constitution Day events on tap at SIUC - Pete Rosenbery
Southern Illinois University Carbondale will hold several events over the next week to mark Constitution Day.


September 12, 2011
Genetic reproductive choices subject of speech - Pete Rosenbery
Hank Greely, an internationally recognized expert in law and the biosciences, will discuss the social and legal consequences of emerging reproductive technologies this week at the Southern Illinois University School of Law.


September 09, 2011
Law, ethics on tap for new medical, law students - Pete Rosenbery
Just weeks into their budding legal and medical careers, first-year law and medical school students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale begin to explore critical legal and ethical issues they will soon face.


August 23, 2011
Two instructors join law school’s faculty - Pete Rosenbery
Two new instructors joined the Southern Illinois University School of Law this fall.


August 12, 2011
New law students to help with public service effort - Pete Rosenbery
When first-year students at the Southern Illinois University School of Law attend three days of orientation next week, they will have the chance to do more than meet instructors and gain insight into surviving the intensity that comes with starting law school.


July 20, 2011
Lawyer: Collinsville's 'Sagging' rule may violate 1st Amendment - Ramona C. Sanders
A Collinsville law banning 'sagging pants" may pose costly legal consequences to the city, according to a Southern Illinois University Carbondale law professor. Some are also worried about the possibility of racial profiling.


July 13, 2011
Students to gain health law and policy experience - Pete Rosenbery
Third-year students in the Southern Illinois University School of Law now have the opportunity to learn about health law and policy while gaining practical experience within their fields of interest.


June 28, 2011
Southern District of Illinois Litigation Technology CLE
A few months ago, one of my colleagues approached me with an offer I couldn't refuse. The United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois wanted to hold a CLE on courtroom technology.


June 01, 2011
State bar to honor law student for public service - Pete Rosenbery
The state's leading legal association will recognize a Southern Illinois University School of Law student for her commitment to public service law.


May 19, 2011
Law school honors Iranian human rights attorney - Pete Rosenbery
The Southern Illinois University School of Law honored an Iranian human rights attorney and feminist activist during commencement ceremonies last week.


May 10, 2011
Workshop's focus is generations working together - Pete Rosenbery
A workshop next week at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will focus on ways that generations whose experiences range from the Depression and World War II through 9/11 can work together in their communities.


May 03, 2011
Law professor, student help woman gain asylum - Pete Rosenbery
An Iranian woman's desire for safety and freedom came true recently due to the efforts of an associate professor and a law student at the Southern Illinois University School of Law.


April 22, 2011
SIU School of Law sponsors statewide effort for leadership across generations
The spirit of involvement was felt across generations when delegates to the Fourth Senate Forum on Intergenerational Leader-ship brought new momentum for reading.


April 15, 2011
Faculty members honored for scholarly work - Pete Rosenbery
Seven faculty in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s colleges and medical and law schools will receive honors for their scholarship at the University’s “Excellence Through Commitment” Awards reception next week.


April 14, 2011
Board approves faculty promotions, tenure awards - Pete Rosenbery
The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Board of Trustees, meeting at the SIU School of Medicine in Springfield, today (April 14) ratified academic promotions and granted tenure for SIUC faculty members. Promotions take effect July 1, and in general, tenure awards are effective with the fall 2011 semester.


April 01, 2011
Eugenics expert to serve as bioethicist-in-residence - Pete Rosenbery
A social theory that once reached the United States Supreme Court, was practiced in Nazi Germany, and remains in state statutes today is the focus of a lecture next week at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


March 08, 2011
Two Illinois judges OK'd for federal judgeships
Two Illinois judges have been confirmed to fill vacancies on the federal bench in Illinois.


March 04, 2011
Starting the journey in these offices - Dustin J. Seibert
The curricula vitae of the public defenderand state's attorney of Cook County are to be envied, if not something to aspire to.


February 15, 2011
Johns Hopkins, University of Baltimore form medical-law center - Meredith Cohn
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the University of Baltimore School of Law said Tuesday that they would forge an unusual formal collaboration aimed at fostering a stronger relationship between doctors and lawyers so they may better understand the evolving health care landscape.


February 09, 2011
Students will get practical juvenile law experience - Pete Rosenbery
Students in the Southern Illinois University School of Law will have the opportunity to learn more about juvenile law through a grant from the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts.


February 02, 2011
Legal clinic wins grant to continue helping seniors - Pete Rosenbery
The Southern Illinois University School of Law Legal Clinic recently received a $40,000 grant to continue its work assisting senior citizens.


January 22, 2011
SIU law school helps immigrants - Codell Rodriguez
In addition to their studies, some law students interview clients who face deportation or are seeking asylum from a threat in their home country.


January 11, 2011
Grant awarded for Immigration Detention Project - Pete Rosenbery
The Southern Illinois University School of Law recently received a grant to continue its work with detained immigrants.


January 10, 2011
Law schools hosts 'Women in Leadership Program' - Pete Rosenbery
The Southern Illinois University School of Law will host a program this week that looks to address disparities of women in leadership positions within the legal profession.


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