April 2010 Dayton Docket

Alumni Weekend Auction Helps Students Perform Pro Bono Work

A special event will highlight the All-Alumni Dinner on Saturday, May 15, during Alumni Weekend: the Public Interest Law Auction, which raises funds to support UDSL students who perform pro bono work over the summer. Those who participate in the auction not only help our students, but also those desperately in need of legal assistance. More »

Sense of Duty Leads Professor Rich Saphire to Help Others

Over the last three decades, Professor Richard Saphire has taught generations of University of Dayton School of Law students about such topics as Constitutional Law, Law and Religion, and Professional Responsibility. But his influence reaches well beyond the classroom. More »

Mock Trial Team Hit the Gym and the Courtroom

Going to trial is often described as going to battle. One side pitted against the other, matching wits, creativity and passion. This winter, the School of Law's Mock Trial team took that idea to a new level by working out with a boxing trainer to prepare for the 2010 mock trial competition. More »

Students Reflect on Intersection of Law and Religion during Intrasession Course

Students faced important questions about how personal morality and religious beliefs influence lawyers and their clients during a special course, "(Religious) Morality and the Professional Life of a Lawyer." Taught by Professor Rich Saphire and Dean of Students Lori Shaw, the course was one of several offered during spring intrasession week in February. More »

Symposium Explores Changes to Copyright Laws

Law Professor Lydia Loren discussed forthcoming changes to U.S. copyright laws during the latest program in the School of Law¿s Scholarly Symposia Series on Current Issues in Intellectual Property Law on March 11 in Keller Hall. More »

Alumni Briefs

Updates from Wayne M. Ozzi '78, Terry A. Moreland '83, Tom Hurney '83, Julia Hurney '85, Bernard Coates '85, David Dorton '01, Chaley Peelle Griffith '04 and Tyler Starline '04. More »

Faculty Briefs

Updates from Professors Susan Brenner, Julie Zink, Eric Chaffee, Jeannette Cox, Vernellia Randall, Denise Platfoot Lacey, Monique Lampke, Tom Hagel, and Dennis Greene, and former Adjunct Professor Marshall Kapp. More »

In Memoriam

Logan Starline, the husband of 2009 graduate Melissa Angst and the brother of 2004 graduate Tyler Starline, died unexpectedly on February 25, 2010. He was 27. Logan was employed at Rebuilding Together Dayton.