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SMU hosts 2013 summit on the law and business of video games

Video game industry insiders, including major developers and top legal and financial minds, will visit SMU’s Dedman School of Law Jan. 24-25 to discuss their most pressing real-time issues at the 2013 Game::Business::Law Summit. The Summit is cosponsored by The Guildhall at SMU and … Continue reading

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$12.1 million gift creates endowed fund for Dedman Law scholarships

This story originally appeared in Robert Miller’s column in The Dallas Morning News Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. The Dedman School of Law has announced that W. Yandell “Tog” Rogers Jr. of Houston is giving $12.1 million to provide scholarships. The gift to … Continue reading

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SMU panel to explore the history (and future) of privacy Oct. 31, 2012

A panel of SMU faculty members from a wide range of disciplines will examine the history of and emerging ramifications for the concept of privacy in the 21st century at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center … Continue reading

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Women’s health advocate Sandra Fluke to speak at SMU Sept. 24

Women’s health advocate Sandra Fluke — the Georgetown University law student Rush Limbaugh verbally attacked earlier this year for supporting contraception coverage in the Affordable Care Act — will be at SMU Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 to discuss “Economics and Equality: How Obstacles … Continue reading

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Three named 2012-14 Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professors

Three of SMU’s best teachers have been named 2012-14 Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professors, as announced by the University’s Center for Teaching Excellence. This year’s honorees are Carrie La Ferle, Advertising, Meadows School of the Arts; Tom Mayo, Law, Dedman School of Law; and James … Continue reading

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21 SMU professors receive tenure, promotions for 2012-13

Twenty-one outstanding SMU faculty members will begin the 2012 academic year with promotions after receiving tenure as associate professors or being named to full professorships in May 2012. Read the full list under the link.

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Law School honors seven at 2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Seven outstanding legal and business professionals were in the spotlight when SMU’s Dedman School of Law presented its 2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Westin Galleria. A tradition since 1986, the awards dinner is the Law School’s … Continue reading

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Research: Blue laws, green cards and other colorful legal terms

Elizabeth Thornburg never imagined that she would be turning to Dr. Seuss, Shakespeare and vaudeville for legal research. But those sources proved invaluable when she joined forces with another law professor, a law librarian and a legal lexicographer for the book … Continue reading

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Tune In: Listen live to learn your ‘Lawtalk’

Where did our law-related words and phrases originate and how did they become a common part of our everyday language? Find out with Krys Boyd of KERA Radio’s “Think” program as she hosts Elizabeth Thornburg, professor in SMU’s Dedman School of … Continue reading

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Dedman Law’s Beth Thornburg named next CTE director

Elizabeth Thornburg, professor in SMU’s Dedman School of Law, will serve as director of the University’s Center for Teaching Excellence effective June 1, 2012. During Spring Term 2012, she will begin work with current CTE Director Ron Wetherington to become familiar … Continue reading

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