Dayton Law News

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May 2011 Faculty News

05.01.2011 | Faculty, Law

Roundup of publications, media appearances and presentations. More

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Kente Ceremony Serves as Right of Passage

04.08.2011 | Law, Students

The Black Law Student Association launched 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. More

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New Competition Team Takes on Challenge of Mediation

04.04.2011 | Law

Dayton Law launched a new competitive team this school year to go along with its Moot Court and Mock Trial teams. The new Mediation Competition team participated in the regional rounds of the ABA Representation in Mediation Competition at the University of Tennessee in March. More

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Scholar Examines Problems of Same-Sex Marriage, Capital Punishment

04.02.2011 | Law

Professor Michael Perry, a leading legal theorist and constitutional scholar, spent a week at the School of Law exploring with students two controversial issues in the United States: capital punishment and same-sex marriage. More

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April 2011 Alumni News

04.01.2011 | Law

Roundup of news from alumni from around the country. More

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April 2011 Faculty News

04.01.2011 | Faculty, Law

Roundup of publications, media appearances and presentations. More

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A Life of Incredible Joy

03.29.2011 | Law

Francis Conte, the longest-serving law dean in school history, is remembered as a visionary and enthusiastic teacher whose life was rooted in faith and family. More

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Head of the Class

03.24.2011 | Law, Students

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

A Fly on the Wall

03.23.2011 | Faculty, Law

Jury expert Thaddeus Hoffmeister can tell you what jurors are thinking. But, a juror using social media to say what's on their minds is a problem. More

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BP, 9/11 Fund Administrator Recounts Challenges Faced in Disasters

03.23.2011 | Law

Kenneth Feinberg, the attorney who has distributed billions of dollars to the victims of the 9/11 terrorists attacks and the BP oil spill, told an audience in Keller Hall that he thinks these kind of efforts are "sound public policy," but cannot be replicated for most situations or tragedies. All were unique situations in which the court system would have been "ill advised." More