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Archived News – September 2011

Sep
28
2011
A paper written by Baylor Law School faculty members Rory Ryan, Luke Meier and Jeremy Counseller recently was listed in the SSRN Top 10 download list for the Federal Courts & Jurisdiction eJournal. "Interlocutory Review of Orders Denying Remand Motions" will be published later this year in the Baylor Law Review.
Sep
27
2011
Baylor Law alumnus Al Witcher, father of Baylor Law Associate Dean Leah Jackson, was honored as a Baylor Football Legend during the Bears game against the Rice Owls on Saturday, Sept. 24.
Sep
26
2011
(The Texas Tribune) Based solely on his brief tenure, Ken Starr might reasonably conclude that one of the annual summer duties of a Baylor University president is scrambling to preserve the Big 12 Conference.
Sep
21
2011
Baylor Law alumnus and Fort Worth lawyer Roland K. Johnson, a partner in Harris, Finley and Bogle, P.C., has been appointed to the board of directors of the Texas Access to Justice Foundation. The State Bar of Texas appointed Johnson to a three-year term on the Foundation that provides grant funding for civil legal aid in Texas.
Sep
21
2011
(Austin American-Statesman) David Guinn, The Lyndon L. Olson and William A. Olson Professor of Local Government and Constitutional Law at Baylor, is quoted in an article about the U.S. Department of Justice's refusal to sign off on Texas' new congressional and state House districts.
Sep
20
2011
Baylor Law School's annual Dawson & Sodd P.C. Moot Court Competition, an intramural event that lasts almost three weeks, entered its second week yesterday. The tournament began on Monday, Sept. 13, at the law school and the final round will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3.
Sep
19
2011
Today's school children are more likely to know the names of the judges on American Idol than the names of the U.S. Supreme Court justices. Baylor Law School and Baylor's School of Education are trying to rectify that situation by partnering with the Waco and Midway Independent School Districts to introduce iCivics to students in the fifth through 12th grade.
Sep
12
2011
Baylor Law Assistant Professor Jill Lens had her paper, "Procedural Due Process and Predictable Punitive Damage Awards," recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for LSN: Judgements & Remedies (Topic).
Sep
6
2011
Baylor Law Mike Bourland, founding shareholder of Bourland, Wall & Wenzel, P.C, was honored as a Baylor Football Legend at Baylor's opening game against TCU on Friday, Sept. 2.
Sep
6
2011
For the last year, Judge Ken Starr has been immersed in his role of President of Baylor University. But this fall, Starr will embrace his other title - that of the Louise M. Morrison Chair of Constitutional Law at Baylor Law School -- when he teaches a seminar "Current Constitutional Issues."
Sep
2
2011
Even before she became a law student, Jenifer Pfanzelt had a run of success competing on undergraduate mock trial competitions held at Baylor Law School. After all, the newest Leon Jaworski Scholarship winner won multiple awards at tournaments hosted and held at the law school.
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