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Fall 2012


Associate Professor Chris Behan and SIU Law students in Glendalough during last summer's Ireland Summer Study Abroad program

SIU Law faculty visit Guantanamo Bay as guests of the U.S. Department of Defense. Professors Behan and Dervan accompanied an official Department of Defense visit to detention facilities and military commissions courthouse at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on September 27, 2012.

Watch SIU Law's 2012 Year-in-Review Slideshow

Alumni Holiday Receptions

Phi Alpha Delta joined with the Women's Center this year to help 74 underprivileged children receive presents for the holidays.

Read about Professor Doug Lind's recently published book, Lincoln's Suspension of Habeas Corpus: The Pamphlet Literature and Congressional Debate

Professor Steve Macias's review of Pearson's "Remaking Custom" featured on Legal History Blog

Read former Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales's post on Professor Koehler's FCPA Blog

Julie Rea discussed the battle for her exoneration

'Legal Writing Prof Blog', started by Professor Sue Liemer, selected to the 2012 ABA Journal Blawg 100

SIU Law will host Lincoln Exhibit - October 10 - November 28
"Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War" will be on display in the School of Law Formal Lounge.

National Health Law Moot Court competition results

Current Students, Faculty & Staff all participated in Orientation activities to welcome the class of 2015 to the SIU Law community.

Law Student Organizations engage students in activities that connect them to local, national, and international causes.

Ambassador to speak on UN role

Law faculty visit Guantanamo in advance of SIU Law Journal Symposium

Exhibit, discussions focus on Lincoln, Constitution

Professor Cindy Buys interviewed about extradition of terrorism suspects from Britain to the U.S.

Ashley Niebur, Class of 2010, featured in article about her work at the Illinois Municipal League

Law School Induction Ceremony

Elizabeth Gastelum, Class of '08, featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Study co-authored by Professor Lucian Dervan about innocence and plea bargaining featured in the Wall Street Journal

SIU Law receives "A-" on National Jurist's list of 'Best Value Law Schools'

Elizabeth Kayser, Class of '96, featured in article about real estate 'short sales'

SIU welcomes new law faculty

Professor Mike Koehler quoted in article about Walmart bribery investigation

Alum Sean Smoot becomes officers' 'voice' as chief legal counsel for Illinois Police Benevolent and Protective Associations

SIU Law Externs at Cook County State's Attorney's Office

Congratulations Professor Dervan on recent ABA Committee Appointments

SIU School of Law hosts ISBA/JTBF Law and Leadership Institute

Constitution Day Program – What Does the First Amendment Protect? – 9/17/12