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December 21, 2007
Law school to host 'Inside the 7th Circuit' - Pete Rosenbery
Nationally recognized legal and political science experts will examine the intricacies of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit during a two-day symposium hosted by the SIU School of Law in February


December 13, 2007
Legal clinic brightens holidays for local family - Pete Rosenbery
The Southern Illinois University School of Law legal clinic is again working together to make the holiday season brighter for a local family.


November 27, 2007
Law school to host regional receptions next month - Pete Rosenbery
The SIU School of Law next month will host a series of regional receptions for alumni, attorneys, judges and friends of the law school.


November 14, 2007
South Texas College of Law team wins competition - Pete Rosenbery
A team from South Texas College of Law in Houston captured the 16th annual National Health Law Moot Court Competition this past weekend at Southern Illinois University School of Law.


November 14, 2007
Scholarship honors mentor to law school dean - Pete Rosenbery
A scholarship at Southern Illinois University's School of Law honors John A. Maher's contributions to the legal profession during more than 50 years as an attorney and legal educator.


November 08, 2007
Law student wins prestigious scholarship - Eric Welch
The term "disability" doesn't sit well Elizabeth Gastelum. She doesn't believe being deaf means she is less capable than anyone else. And as a recent winner of the prestigious Women's Bar Foundation Scholarship, the third-year law student at Southern Illinois University Carbondale has a good point.


November 05, 2007
Appellate justice will help judge finals SIUC to host National Health Law Moot Court - Pete Rosenbery
For a 16th year, the top collegiate legal minds in the United States will gather this week in Carbondale at the Southern Illinois University School of Law for the National Health Law Moot Court Competition.


October 26, 2007
SIUC to host Venezuelan high court justice - Pete Rosenbery
Venezuelan Supreme Court Justice Fernando Ramón Vegas Torrealba will speak with students and faculty during a visit to Southern Illinois University Carbondale next week.


October 25, 2007
SIU School of Law graduates ace bar exam - Pete Rosenbery
The results are in, and Southern Illinois University School of Law graduates definitely make the grade when it comes taking the state bar exam tests for the first time.


October 16, 2007
Panel to discuss police-citizen interaction - Pete Rosenbery
A panel discussion at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will focus on a person's rights when stopped by police.


October 01, 2007
Karmeier to preside over law school ceremony - Pete Rosenbery
Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier will preside over the induction ceremony later this week for first-year students in the Southern Illinois University School of Law.


September 06, 2007
Law, medical students to discuss ethical dilemmas - Pete Rosenbery
Even though their cases differ, future attorneys and physicians will likely encounter similar ethical questions.


August 28, 2007
Graduate's sound counsel leads to law school gift - Pete Rosenbery
The Southern Illinois University School of Law recently received a financial gift from a Des Plaines businessman's estate — even though there was apparently no direct connection to the law school, or Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


August 06, 2007
Technology helps blind law student pursue dream - Eric Welch
Like most other law students, David Benney's workload seems endless as he wades through a sea of books, spends countless hours on his computer, and works for the local state's attorney's office. But there's one key difference between Benney and other law students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale: he's blind.


July 26, 2007
Douglas Lind is new director of law library - Pete Rosenbery
Aside from his professional duties as the new director of the Southern Illinois University School of Law Library, Douglas W. Lind says an important part of the job is having a positive impact on students' lives.


July 24, 2007
Busy law student enjoys challenge of dual degree - Pete Rosenbery
Complacency is not for Andrew R. Roszak.


July 19, 2007
Candidate for dual JD/MD degree enjoys challenge - Pete Rosenbery
Earning a dual JD/MD degree from the Southern Illinois University School of Law and the SIU School of Medicine means hard work for Sameer S. Vohra.


July 09, 2007
Grants fuel Center for Health Law and Policy study - Pete Rosenbery
A study at Southern Illinois University School of Law is examining causes of a nationwide shortage of physicians who care for nursing home patients.


June 20, 2007
Houdek named associate dean for law school - Pete Rosenbery
Frank G. Houdek, director of the Southern Illinois University School of Law Library, is the law school's new associate dean for academic affairs.


June 18, 2007
Whitfield retiring from law school on June 30 - Pete Rosenbery
Throughout her 26-year career at the SIU School of Law, associate law professor Wenona Y. Whitfield's focus has been on her students — not on being known as a trailblazer.


May 18, 2007
Judge James L. Foreman Scholarship Reception, scholarship honor retired federal judge - Pete Rosenbery
During his 35 years on the federal bench, Judge James L. Foreman was known for his patience, tenacity and fairness. A scholarship set up at the Southern Illinois University School of Law to honor the retired jurist will benefit future generations of lawyers following in his footsteps.


May 15, 2007
Law school honors activist in Zimbabwe - Pete Rosenbery
The Southern Illinois University School of Law honored a prominent lawyer and outspoken advocate for human rights in the African nation of Zimbabwe during commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 12.


May 09, 2007
Health Policy Institute set for May 18 at SIUC - Pete Rosenbery
Some of the nation’s leading health care experts will discuss the many issues surrounding uncompensated health care for the uninsured and underinsured next week at the Southern Illinois University School of Law.


April 24, 2007
Law school to host ceremony for new judge - Pete Rosenbery
When he is sworn in later this month as a circuit judge in Illinois' First Judicial Circuit, James R. Moore of Carterville will be in a familiar setting — the SIU School of Law at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


April 20, 2007
People's Law School set for April 30-May 1 at SIUC - Pete Rosenbery
The SIU School of Law at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will give the public the chance to attend free legal classes, including a panel discussion by legal experts on streamlining the Illinois Criminal Code.


April 12, 2007
Law students to conduct mock trials - Pete Rosenbery
Third-year SIU School of Law students will hone their skills before a jury, judge and witnesses next week at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


April 06, 2007
Illinois attorney general to speak at law school - Pete Rosenbery
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will present a lecture next week at the Southern Illinois University School of Law.


March 30, 2007
U.S. News & World Report survey Rehabilitation, education programs get top rankings - K.C. Jaehnig
Rehabilitation counseling and workforce education programs at Southern Illinois University Carbondale received national recognition this week in U.S. News & World Report's annual guide to the country's best graduate schools.


March 15, 2007
Bioethicist-in-Residence to speak in Carbondale, Springfield Expert to discuss medical records, privacy issues - Pete Rosenbery
One of the nation's leading experts on public health law and bioethics will present a lecture on protecting patients' health privacy later this month at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


February 15, 2007
Law school to host associate justice from Maine - Pete Rosenbery
Howard H. Dana, Jr., an associate justice of the Maine Supreme Court, will visit Southern Illinois University Carbondale's law school later this month.


January 29, 2007
Hans Blix to present Lesar lecture Former U.N. weapons inspector to speak at SIUC - Pete Rosenbery
Former U.N. weapons inspector Hans Blix will present a lecture in March at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


January 26, 2007
Law school to host bankruptcy seminar Feb. 16 - Pete Rosenbery
Top bankruptcy scholars from throughout the nation will participate in a daylong symposium next month at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


January 10, 2007
Grants support law school's services to region - Pete Rosenbery
Three grants totaling more than $41,500 from the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation are helping the Southern Illinois University School of Law's clinical program continue providing services for underserved people in the region.


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