News Archive - 2008

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December

12/12/2008 Alum named as one of the 2005 40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch

November

11/20/2008 AP: Professor Lawless on Consumer Credit and Payday Loans
11/17/2008 Professor Freyfogle named Distinguished Visitor at University of Auckland
11/17/2008 Alumnus David Addison '70 headlines Black Alumni Reunion Luncheon
11/17/2008 Reuters, Forbes: Professor Kaplan on pension plans
11/17/2008 College announces unique joint degree program with Direito-GV University in Brazil
11/17/2008 New York Times: Professor Lawless on consumer bankruptcy
11/12/2008 Illinois grad Michael Strautmanis '94 named to Obama Transition Senior Staff

October

10/30/2008 WCIA 3 "Economy in Crisis: A Local Look" features law faculty
10/21/2008 College mourns passing of alumnus Edwin Adams '39
10/27/2008 Center on Law and Globalization: A new resource for global leaders
10/10/2008 Admiral James Loy presents Vacketta-DLA Piper Lecture "Homeland Security: Then and Now"
10/21/2008 Illinois law faculty weigh in on America's Financial Crisis
10/12/2008 "America's Mortgage Crisis: Looking Out for Your Client" CLE course
10/13/2008 Remembering Judge Frederick S. Green '51

September

9/5/2008 Professor Kaplan's "A Guide to Starting Social Security Benefits" tops SSRN list; receives national media coverage
9/13/2008 Student Hurricane Network conducts "Gulf Coast Relief Drive" at Illini football game

May

5/23/2008 University of Illinois boasts 23 Nobel Prize & 19 Pulitzer Prize winners
5/7/2008 Newsweek: Professor Lawless on credit and bankruptcy; "Debt" Conference brings international attention to College
5/19/2008 Another great recruiting year! - College adds 5 new faculty members
5/23/2008 College of Law joins campus-wide Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration

April

4/8/2008 Professor Patrick Keenan's trip to Kenya on WILL-TV's "Prairie Fire" April 10
4/17/2008 College of Law, League of Women Voters release 2007-2008 Champaign County Courtwatching Report
4/22/2008 ABA Journal, National Law Journal: Professor LeRoy on courts rejecting workers' arbitration
4/15/2008 Ralph Brubaker named Interim Dean; Bruce Smith assumes Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
4/30/2008 Thirty-four Rickert Awards presented to third-year law students