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Valparaiso University Law School to host Law Review Symposium on Campaign Finance on Friday, April 4, 2014

Valparaiso University Law School’s Law Review will host its annual Symposium on Friday, April 4, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., at 656 S. Greenwich St. Valparaiso, Indiana 46383. The subject of the Symposium, “ Money in Politics:...

Valparaiso University Law School Students Compete in the Monroe E. Price Media Law Moot Court Competition

Members of the Valparaiso University Law School International Moot Court Team competed in the Monroe E. Price Media Law Moot Court Competition in New York City on January 23 – 26. The competition is sponsored by the Programme for...

Valparaiso University Law Students Help Prepare Taxes

Elderly and low-income taxpayers who need help preparing their tax returns will again be able to turn to the Valparaiso University Law School VITA program for assistance. Valparaiso Law students participate in the Internal Revenue Service’s...

Interview with Valparaiso Law School Dean appears in the Women Criminal Defense Attorney’s Blog

On December 19, 2013 Valparaiso, Ind – An interview with Andrea D. Lyon, J.D., who will join the Valparaiso University Law School faculty as dean, appeared in the Women Criminal Defense Attorney’s Blog.  The Women Criminal Defense...

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Valparaiso University Appoints Dean to Law School

Nationally Renowned Capital Defense Expert to Join Faculty in June 2014 November 8, 2013 – Valparaiso, Ind. – Valparaiso University announces Andrea D. Lyon, J.D., will join its faculty as dean of the Law School, effective June 2, 2014....

Valparaiso University Law School Women Law Students Association (WLSA) is hosting a viewing of the documentary film Miss Representation

The Valparaiso University Law School Women Law Students Association (WLSA) is hosting a viewing of the documentary film Miss Representation on November 8th from 3:30 to 7:00 p.m., in Pelzer, Weseman Hall. The film, directed by Jennifer Siebel...

Valparaiso University Law School Professor Rebecca Huss discusses “PETS OR PROPERTY? The Politics of Animal Rights” on WNIT’s show Politically Speaking

On Sunday, November 3rd, Valparaiso University Law Professor Rebecca Huss appeared on WNIT’s public television’s Politically Speaking “Pets or Property? The Politics of Animal Rights” hosted by Elizabeth Bennion.  Professor Huss was ...

Professor Randy Barnett Delivers the 2013 Seegers Lecture on Jurisprudence

Randy Barnett, the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory at the Georgetown University Law Center and Director of the Georgetown Center for the Constitution, delivered at the 2013 Seegers Lecture on Jurisprudence., “Popular Sovereignty...

Valparaiso University Law School Offers new Master of Professional Studies in Law Program in Chicago’s Hyde Park Neighborhood

Valparaiso University Law School Offers a Master of Professional Studies in Law Program in Chicago’s Hyde Park Neighborhood The Law School’s new program provides increased flexibility for working professionals. CHICAGO, Ill. – Today,...

Professionalism Series – Drugs & Alcohol and Your Career

Thursday, October 24, 3:30 p.m. – 4:20 p.m., Pelzer Classroom Speaker - Terry L. Harrell, Executive Director, Indiana Judges & Lawyer’s Assistance Program

The Law Clinic at Valparaiso University Law School, which provides free legal representation to individuals with limited income, is now accepting new cases

The Law Clinic at Valparaiso University Law School, which provides free legal representation to individuals with limited income, is now accepting new cases. The Law Clinic represents low-income residents of the region in matters such as debt...

Valparaiso University Law School Graduate Appointed as District Court Judge

Valparaiso University Law School graduate Walter M. Kaminsky (’83) was recently appointed as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Tenth Judicial Circuit. Kaminsky was selected by Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton to take the place of the...

Academic Success Program – Review: Exam Strategy – Contracts

Friday, October 25th, 12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m., Tabor Classroom For more information, visit the ASP website

Valparaiso Immigration Clinic Wins Case before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

On August 5, 2013, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of a Ukrainian refugee represented by the Valparaiso Immigration Clinic. The Court harshly rebuked the government’s legal reasoning in the case, and accepted the arguments...

Valparaiso Law School Professors in the News

Professor David Herzig, wrote a blog post for the Taxprof Blog, and was quoted in two articles on the same-sex marriage case (Windsor) which was recently decided by the Supreme Court. The Taxprof Blog Post:...

Valparaiso Law Student Argues Case before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Yolanda Ruiz, a third-year law student at Valparaiso University Law School argued before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of a client as a member of the Valparaiso Law Immigration Clinic. Ruiz, along with fellow students Michelle...

Valparaiso University Law Students Celebrate Commencement

The conferring of degrees for more than 160 graduates took place Saturday, May 25, as Valparaiso University Law School celebrated commencement at the Chapel of the Resurrection on the Valparaiso University campus. Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer...

Law School Commencement Speaker – Allen Fore

Allen Fore, director of public affairs for Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P., has more than 25 years of experience in law, government, public affairs and public relations at the local, state, and national levels. At Kinder Morgan, Allen...

Chamallas Presents at Monsanto Lecture on Tort Jurisprudence

Martha Chamallas, professor at Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, spoke on the topic of tort jurisprudence at Valparaiso University Law School on April 12 as part of the annual Monsanto Lecture series. Chamallas’s presentation,...