Briefing Room
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Cicero not surprised by immigration crisis

The immigrant crisis at country’s southern border didn’t simply appear overnight. It’s something those who have been carefully following the U.S.’s immigration problems have seen coming for years, says Chicago attorney Salvador Cicero ’98.

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Events

Moritz hosts Ferguson discussion

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A standing-room only discussion on recent events in Ferguson, MO featured Moritz professors Joshua Dressler, Amna Akbar, Ric Simmons, and Sharon Davies. They discussed the legal standard for self-defense, the history of race-related protests, the structure of grand juries, and unconscious bias in American society.

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Panel Discussion on the “The Ferguson Case” in the Aftermath of the Grand Jury’s Decision

Professors Amna Akbar, Sharon Davies, Joshua Dressler, and Ric Simmons will sit down for a panel discussion on Dec. 2 on the grand jury decision in the Ferguson, Mo. case of a white police officer shooting an unarmed black 18-year-old earlier this year.

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Students

Externships provide real-world experience for students

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“I just felt the gravity of that responsibility. You don’t get to feel that in a law school class. Exams are high pressure, but actually practicing law and having an impact on people’s rights and privileges was something that I only got from that experience.”

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Joint-Degree Program Sets 3L Up for Future Success in Business

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3L Drew Danielson is one of a number of students working toward both his J.D. and M.B.A as part of the Moritz Joint-Degree Program. He hopes to one day use them to help businesses and other organizations solve their problems so they can continue to support their customers, employees, and communities.

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Faculty

After 53 years, Prof. Herman teaches last class

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Professor Larry Herman, famous for his Hawaiian shirts and life lessons, has been a mainstay in the criminal law classroom and moot courtroom for more than five decades. Today, he retires.

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ABA Journal Names Berman’s Blog in “Blawg 100′ List

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Professor Douglas A. Berman’s Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform blog has been named to the ABA Journal’s eighth annual “Blawg 100.”

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Alumni

Cicero not surprised by immigration crisis

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The immigrant crisis at country’s southern border didn’t simply appear overnight. It’s something those who have been carefully following the U.S.’s immigration problems have seen coming for years, says Chicago attorney Salvador Cicero ’98.

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Nevada State Senator Chosen as New Senate Minority Leader

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Alumnus and Nev. State Senator Aaron Ford ’01 was recently elected senate minority leader of the Nevada Senate for the 2015 legislative session.

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