Aerial photograph of the Immaculate Conception Chapel

May 2011 Dayton Docket

Still Time to Register for Alumni Weekend

The School of Law is accepting last-minute registrations for the 2011 Alumni Weekend, slated to take place Friday, May 13, and Saturday, May 14. Special receptions will be held for the Classes of 1981, '86, '91, '96, 2001 and '06. An all-class reception, for people not in those classes, will also be held. More »


Graduates Reflect on Law School Experiences

Three members of the Class of 2011 reflect on their experiences at the School of Law, the lessons they learned as students and how their time here helped prepared them for the future. The School of Law will celebrate graduation during a commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7. More »


Moot Court Team Earns Spot in International Competition

This summer, students Jonathan Hall and DJ Swearingen will compete in the international finals of the International Air and Space Law Association¿s Moot Court Competition in The Netherlands. Representing the Dayton Law and the competition¿s North American region, they will compete against teams from Asia and Europe during the finals, schedule for July 6-8. More »


Public Interest Award Renamed in Honor of Dean Kloppenberg

The School of Law has named its Public Interest Award, which supports students involved in pro bono work, in honor of Dean Lisa Kloppenberg, who after 10 years is stepping as dean at the end of June. The Lisa A. Kloppenberg Public Interest Award helps support internships of law students working in public interest law. More »


Top Students Honored with CALI Awards

The 2010 CALI Awards were handed out March 23. The CALI Awards honor the outstanding academic achievements of UDSL students by acknowledging the student with the top grade in each School of Law course. More »


Kente Ceremony Serves as Rite of Passage

The Black Law Student Association launch a new tradition this spring with its first Donning of the Kente Ceremony, designed to be a rite-of-passage for African American law students. The celebration also served as a way to reward graduates for their hard work and dedication. More »


Alumni Briefs

Updates from Dennis Leiberman '78, Ann Davidson '79, Michael R. Strong '80, Chris McGrath '83, Michael T. Vough '89, Valoria Hoover '92, Clay Athey '93, Ron Raether '96, Jeff Rezabek '97, Aaron A. Seamon '99, Sarah Carter '05 and Sasha VanDeGrift '06. More »


Faculty Briefs

News from Professors James Durham, Pamela Laufer-Ukeles, Sheila Miller, Victoria VanZandt, Adam G. Todd, Eric Chaffee, Vernellia Randall, Susan Brenner, Tom Hagel and Harry Gerla; Kelly Henrici, executive director of the Program in Law and Technology, and Susan Wawrose, director of graduate law programs and professor of lawyering skills; and Advisory Council member Jon Hoak. More »


Events

Watch the 2011 Commencement Ceremony Live | May 7

Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton of the Ohio Supreme Court will deliver the commencement address during the 2011 graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 7, at 9 a.m. in UD Arena. A reception for graduates and their family will follow in Keller Hall.

Alumni Weekend | May 13-14

Alumni Weekend will include the Alumni Awards Luncheon, a CLE program, community service opportunities and the Alumni Dinner. All University of Dayton School of Law alumni are invited to Alumni Weekend, regardless of the year you graduated.

2011 Computer and Cyberspace Law Seminar | June 10

The 21st annual Seminar on Significant Developments in the Intellectual Property Law of Computers and Cyberspace will be held Friday, June 10. Organized by the Program in Law and Technology, the seminar will focus on licensing, patenting, policing and navigating cutting-edge technologies.