The Catholic University of America

  2009

 

The Cause is Not Lost
Now is not the time for America to walk away from the mideast peace process, argues a leading expert.
 
Career Paths that Make a Difference
Three attorneys shared their professional stories with LPP students on Nov. 17.
 
The Fallen Wall
The Comparative and International Law Institute sponsors a commemoration of the fall of the Berlin Wall, 20 years ago this month. 
 

SBA Concludes an Altruistic Semester
Thanksgiving food drive will help to feed thousands.

Law School Honors Professor Raymond Marcin at Nov. 23 Luncheon
Colleagues celebrate his 37 years of teaching. 

Michael J. Wilson, 1989, has donated more than 1,200 hours to helping D.C. residents keep their homes.
 
 
CUA alumni who made state and regional Super Lawyers lists are named.
 
Five CUA law students develop questions that help assess the need for pro bono representation.
  
How a federal law for genetic privacy has worked so far was a chief focus of “The Current State of Bioethics in America,” a half-day symposium at the Columbus School of Law sponsored by CUA’s Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy on Nov. 11, 2009.
For dozens of Catholic University law school alumni who practice in the field of securities law, it has gradually become the "don't miss" event of the season. 
More than 60 alumni, friends and dstinguished guests gathered on Nov. 12, 2009 to celebrate Thomas Cardaro, 1985, who assumed the presidency of the Maryland State Bar Association in June. 
On Nov.16, 49 graduates of the Columbus School of Law raised their hands and repeated the bar oath for the nation's highest court.
The Comparative and International Law Institute sponsors a commemoration of the fall of the Berlin Wall, 20 years ago this month.

Career Paths that Make a Difference
Three attorneys shared their professional stories with LPP students on Nov. 17.
 
The Cause is Not Lost
Now is not the time for America to walk away from the mideast peace process, argues a leading expert.

CUA Law Alumni Sworn In to Virginia State Bar
Nearly 50 graduates became the newest members of the Virginia state bar on Nov. 4.

Students Flock to 2009 Externship Fair
Sixth year of local inter-school consortium attracts many seekers of career opportunities.

Helping an Independent Ukraine Create Bull Markets
By sheer coincidence, three CUA law alumni are working with Ukrainian officials to achieve stronger financial markets.

A Dry Run Leading Up to a High Court Argument
Professor Amanda Leiter received some assistance from collegues in preparing for her Supreme Court appearance.

Modern Day Slaves
Professor Mary Leary's Mirror of Justice Lecture on Oct. 22 examined human sex trafficking.

No Snap Judgments When Trillions are at Stake
SEC Commissioner Troy Paredes described a challenging, high-stakes job to students on Oct. 21.

The 3 Minute Interview: Professor Clifford Fishman
Professor Fishman is profiled in the Oct. 14 edition of the Washington Examiner.

Pro Bono Stars Return to Encourage Service to Others
The Columbus School of Law observed National Pro Bono Day on Oct. 13.

Iran: The Mideast Kaleidoscope
A Brookings Institute scholar says U.S. policy makers find Iran a very difficult puzzle to decipher.

Two CUA Law Alumni on Short List to fill a Vacancy on the D.C. Superior Court.
Christopher Herrling, 1980, and Milton Lee Jr., 1985, are under consideration by the Obama Administration.

A Calling to National Security Legal Practice
Three CUA law alumnae discussed the unique challenges and satisfactions of practice in the national security field.

With New Faces and Old, CUA's Vis Moot Team Sticks Together
Current and former team members gathered for a mixer and mentoring session on Sept. 18.

CUA Law at the National Press Club
Web broadcast of Sept. 21 program on challenges facing attorneys in the national security field.

Biloxi, 2009
The Legal Services Society blog about its third trip to the Gulf Coast of Mississippi in May, 2009.

Professor Mary Leary Interviewed About Iowa Sexting Case
Family News in Focus radio report on Iowa Supreme Court's upholding of a teen's conviction for sexting.

Catholic Social Thought and Legal Education
Professors Silecchia, Garvey and Wagner participate in a Villanova Law School conference on Sept. 26

CUA Students Leading Pro Bono Project for ABA
Assisting its International Law Section with comments in support of NGO operations in Zambia and Iraq.

Fully and Currently Informed
A CUA law sponsored symposium at the National Press Club examined the special issues facing lawyers in classified work.

Professor Donna Coleman Gregg Joins Maryland Think Tank
Appointed an adjunct senior fellow with the non-profit, non-partisan Free State Foundation.

Professors Klein and Barry Led Professional Workshop in Colorado
Legal educators focused on improving ways of assessing their teaching methods for law students.

Professor Mark Rienzi is published in New York Daily News
Op-ed titled: Don't Dare Ration Care at the Start of Life.

St. Ives Summer Interns Got a Taste of the Real World
Hands-on internships with Catholic Charities USA And other employers offered exposure to complex issues.

Students are Challenged to Help Alleviate Pro se Representation
The 41st Pope John XXIII address from D.C. Court of Appeals Chief Judge Eric Washington is a legal call to arms.

The Role of Money Market Funds in the World of Financial Markets
A talk given on Sept. 14 by the SEC's associate director for regulation, Divison of Investment Management.

The Elusive Goal of Peace
A leading Israeli academic discussed the necessary components of peace on Sept. 9th.

Clinic Students Celebrate Government's U-Turn on Immigrant's Status
Nine current and former CUA legal clinic students have won a hard-to-get visa for their immigrant client.

Former CUA Law Dean is new U.S. Ambassador to Malta
Douglas Kmiec was officially sworn in at the State Department on Sept. 2, 2009.

Make Me a Match
Professor David Lipton is working to increase the endowment of the new Securities Program Scholarship Fund.

Meet the New CUA Law Professors
Eight new and visiting members have joined the faculty for 2009-2010.

Professor Megan La Belle Spotlighted in Los Angeles Daily Journal
Article traces her evolution from practitioner to professor at CUA law.

New Faculty Member's Pro Bono Casework Scores a Victory in Illinois
CUA law Assistant Professor Mark Rienzi has helped to win an injunction against forced sales of the morning after pill.

Dean Miles Offers Perspectives on Bar Certification in Aug. 2009 Edition of The Bar Examiner
Article discusses CUA law's integrative approach to developing certifiable practice skills.

First-Year Students Walk the Walk for Community Service
CUA law volunteers offer their time and energy at six D.C. area locations on Aug. 18.

1L's Challenged to Make Pro Bono Work a Life-Long Commitment
Dean Miles set the tone for the law school experience during orientation week for the first year class.

Welcome Classes of 2012 and 2013
On Wed., Aug. 12, the Columbus School of Law welcomed the classes of 2012 and 2013.

Commencement 2009
 Recorded video of our 120th commencement ceremony on May 22, 2009.

Web cast: A Common Morality for the Global Age
Proceedings from the symposium at the Catholic University of America, March 27-30, 2008.

 

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