June 2012 Dayton Docket

Dayton Law Honors Alumni and Friends at Alumni Weekend

Alumni Association honored members of the law school community with awards at Alumni Weekend.

This year’s Alumni Award recipients are: Mary Lynn Readey ’87, Distinguished Alumna; Bruce Snyder, Honorary Alumnus; Tom Whelley II ’77, Yuhas Alumni Special Service Award; and professor Eric Chaffee, Conte Special Service Award. Read More »

Judge Frank Geraci '77 Nominated for Federal Bench

Judge Geraci's nomination must be approved by the U.S. Senate.

Judge Frank Geraci, a double University of Dayton graduate, has been nominated by the White House for a seat on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New YorkRead More »

A Summer of Service

Public interest awards support University of Dayton law students providing pro bono legal work.

This summer, six law students are providing legal assistance to indigent defendants and victims of domestic violence and civil rights violations. Read More »

New Garden Honors Memory of Fran Conte

Construction of the garden was supported by donations from students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends.

During Alumni Weekend, May 19, the University of Dayton School of Law dedicated a new garden honoring the memory of Francis J. Conte, who served as dean from 1987 to 2001, then as professor of law until his death in 2011. Read More »

Bittersweet commemoration

The Vietnam experiences of Tom and Chuck Hagel are chronicled in "Echoes of War," a documentary.

Professor Tom Hagel join his brother Chuck and President Obama in Washington, D.C., for commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. Read More »

Collaboration Focuses on Distance Learning in Legal Education

The School of Law is helping to design best practices for distance learning for the American Bar Association.The University of Dayton School of Law is working with other law schools around the country in a project on distance learning in legal education. Read More »

In Memoriam

Douglas Gilliss ’80 of San Diego died when the jet he was piloting crashed near Las Vegas on May 18, 2012. He was 65. A veteran pilot, Gilliss was an Air Force captain in Vietnam, and had been flying ever since. He formed the “Thunder Delfin” jet demonstration team for 10 years and recently began flying with a new team, "Red Steel.” Doug also performed complex stunts and sequences for television and movies. He worked for the FAA, wrote frequently about aviation and was an aviation law professor. He also earned an MBA from the University of Dayton.

Alumni News

Roundup of news from alumni from around the country.

Updates from A.J. Wagner '77, Ronald L. Burdge ’78, Robert “Chip” Mues ’78, Michael Coleman ’80, Michael Dyer '80, Bob DeRose ’91, Ava Rottell Dustin ’92, Clifford “Clay” Athley Jr. '93, John Clough ’94, Mark Denney ’94, Frederick Mischler ’94, Steve Blaine ’95, Ron Raether Jr. ’96, Jason S. Miller '98, Katie Florence Worstell '06, Ricky Palladino ’06, Patricia R. Foley ’09 and Michelle L. Francis ’11. Read More »

Faculty News

Roundup of publications, media appearances and presentations.

Recent news from Dean Paul E. McGreal, professors Jeannette Cox, Thaddeus Hoffmeister, Susan Brenner, Thomas Hagel, Pamela Laufer-Ukeles, Adam Todd, Eric Chaffee, Susan Wawrose, Jim Durham, Victoria VanZandt and Denise Platfoot Lacey, Dean of Students Lori Shaw and adjunct professor Jonathan Hollingsworth. Read More »

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