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Law School News

for August, 2007

Welcome to Class of 2010

August 29, 2007

There will be 260 new faces at the Law School this week as the new entering class arrives for its August 29-31 orientation. The students come from 35 states, the District of Columbia, and 6 foreign countries.

Alumni Annual Giving Surge

August 27, 2007

The 2006-2007 annual fund campaign yielded gifts and pledges totaling $571,827, a new Law School record. Support will go to scholarships, student journals, clinics, faculty initiatives, and more.

Welcome to LL.M. Students

August 15, 2007

The LL.M. Program for Foreign Lawyers is already one week into its three-week Introduction to American Law course. The 25 LL.M. students represent 16 countries and are joined by 20 exchange students.

McQuaid's Title No Longer "Interim"

August 14, 2007

Meredith McQuaid, Assoc. Dean of Admin. and Int'l Programs at the Law School, has been appointed Assoc. VP and Dean of Int'l Programs at the U of MN, a position she has served on an interim basis since Nov. 2006.

Bay Area Alumni & Friends Reception

August 9, 2007

If you are in the Bay Area on August 9, please join Dean Guy-Uriel Charles and the Office of Alumni Relations for a reception at the law firm of Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin.

Ní Aoláin Nominated for ECHR Position

August 8, 2007

The Government of Ireland has nominated Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin as one of three candidates to the vacant Irish judicial position on the European Court of Human Rights.

35W Bridge Tragedy Near Law School

August 1, 2007

The Law School is located very near to the 35W bridge that collapsed Wednesday, August 1st. We are assembling a web page of information and links to resources for the Law School community.