Tag Archives: Dedman School of Law

SMU examines the costs of capital punishment April 15-18, 2013

As the State of Texas draws closer to executing the 500th death row inmate since capital punishment resumed here in 1982, a multidisciplinary symposium on the SMU campus will address “Death By Numbers: What Moral, Legal and Economic Price Are … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: April 10, 2013

Percussion double feature: Indonesian master musician Ade Suparman performs with the Meadows Percussion Ensemble and World Music Ensemble at noon  Wednesday, April 10, as part of the Expanding Your Horizons Brown Bag Concert Series. It serves as a preview for the Percussion Ensemble Spring … Continue reading

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Julie Patterson Forrester named SMU interim law dean

Law Professor Julie Patterson Forrester, an award-winning legal scholar in property law, has been named interim dean of SMU’s Dedman School of Law, effective June 1, 2013. She previously served as the law school’s associate dean of academic affairs, from … Continue reading

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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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