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Archived News – October 2012

Oct
31
2012
Baylor Law School continues to demonstrate why it has one of the top advocacy programs in the nation with impressive performances in a string of competitions around the country this past weekend.
Oct
30
2012
Leonard E. Davis, chief judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, has been named the 2012 Baylor Lawyer of the Year. A committee of the Baylor Law Alumni Association recently selected Davis, a long-time friend of Baylor Law School, for the honor.
Oct
22
2012
According to a survey of litigators conducted by The American Lawyer, Baylor Lawyer, the Hon. James Rodney Gilstrap of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, has been selected as one of 10 Federal Judges to Watch.
Oct
17
2012
The Dallas Association of Young Lawyers' Law Student Assistance Committee is hosting another Swearing-In Ceremony, open to all law students who have recently passed the Texas bar exam. Families of the newly licensed attorneys are also encouraged to attend. Judge Martin Hoffman of the 68th Civil District Court, Dallas County, has graciously agreed to conduct the ceremony.
Oct
17
2012
The Denton County Young Lawyers Association invites all November 2012 licensees of the Texas Bar Association who are interested in practicing law in the Denton County area to participate in a local Swearing in Ceremony.
Oct
15
2012
Professor Jill Wieber Lens's most recent Article, Justice Holmes's Bad Man and the Depleted Purposes of Punitive Damages, recently made the Social Science Research Network's Top Ten most downloaded list for the Legal Scholarship Network: Remedies and Judgments Journal based on the number of downloads between August 22, 2012 through October 10, 2012. The Article was also cited on TortsProf Blog.
Oct
11
2012
Baylor Law School graduate John Eddie Williams Jr. (JD '78) has been named the Baylor University Alumnus of the Year.
Oct
9
2012
In a first, Baylor Law School fielded a sports law team in a national competition.
Oct
8
2012
Baylor Law School Launches Clinic to Help Young Immigrants
Oct
8
2012
Sept. 27 was Immunity Day at Baylor Law School. Those students who did their part that week - including giving blood - received immunity in class.
Oct
8
2012
Texas Access to Justice Foundation Awards Grant to Baylor Law School for Veterans' Legal Services
Oct
3
2012
In this week's Parade Magazine retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor talks about Baylor Law School and its work with her iCivics program.
Oct
2
2012
Fingerprinting sessions for Summer and Fall 2012 entering classes preparing their Declaration of Intent to Study Law in Texas are scheduled to take place at Baylor Law School on Nov. 13 and 20.
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