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SMU’s Dedman School of Law rises in 2015 U.S. News rankings

SMU’s Dedman School of Law rose in the ranks of both the nation’s top law schools and best part-time J.D. programs in the 2015 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools, which was published online on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. … Continue reading

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Nancy Ann and Ray L. Hunt fund new SMU legal center for victims of crimes against women

A new legal center in SMU’s Dedman School of Law will provide services for the victims of domestic violence, sex trafficking and other crimes against women. Ray L. and Nancy Ann Hunter Hunt have committed $5 million to create the … Continue reading

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Jennifer M. Collins named new SMU law dean

SMU’s new law dean is a scholar at the intersection of criminal and family law whose background includes extensive academic administration experience as well as service as a federal prosecutor. Jennifer M. Collins will begin her duties as the Judge James Noel Dean … Continue reading

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Kandahar prosecutor will give lecture on military justice Nov. 7, 2013

Lt. Col. Jay Morse, lead U.S. Army prosecutor in the court-martial of former staff sergeant Robert Bales for the March 2012 Kandahar massacre in Afghanistan, will speak publicly for the first time about the civilian shooting rampage and subsequent criminal case during … Continue reading

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Provost announces names of 11 SMU Faculty in Residence

SMU Provost Paul Ludden has announced the appointment of eight new Faculty in Residence (FiRs) selected in the Spring 2013 semester. The new FiRs join the three “founding FiRs” as the first full cohort to become part of the University’s … Continue reading

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Civil rights legend to offer keynote in SMU symposium Sept. 6, 2013

On the heels of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, renowned civil rights and social justice leaders and scholars will be at SMU to discuss the future. “The End of Civil Rights in America? Reflections on the Future … Continue reading

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University earns high marks in several 2013 rankings

Originally published Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. SMU has been named in a variety of annual rankings of universities and graduate schools during spring and summer 2013: SMU earns spot in “100 Best and Most Collaborative U.S. Colleges” Outreach to students … Continue reading

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Anti-doping leader Travis Tygart speaks at SMU Aug. 27, 2013

The SMU law graduate who broke the Lance Armstrong doping case returns to the Hilltop to discuss the pressures athletes face and the importance of integrity in sports. U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO Travis Tygart will speak on “Playing Fair and Winning: An Inside View … Continue reading

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Tune In: SMU law grad, anti-doping leader talks with KERA Aug. 19

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO and Dedman School of Law alumnus Travis Tygart will speak on KERA Public Radio’s “Think” at 1 p.m. CT Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. Tygart, who led the investigation into the doping case against cyclist Lance Armstrong, will talk with “Think” host … Continue reading

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Tune In: The constitutional conundrum of the No Fly List

Most people are familiar with the No Fly List, part of the Secure Flight program run by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). What most don’t realize, however, is how similar that list is to a system used more than 50 … Continue reading

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