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  • Law school receives $500,000 for health law education
    Community Accreditation News Events Academics Degree Programs Curriculum Clinics Centers Programs Field Experiences Journals Semester Information Rules Honor Code Career Services Prospective Students Information for Employers Current Students Information for Alumni Our People Deans Faculty Administrative Professional Staff Civil Service Staff Alumni Law Library Give to the School Info for Future Students Current Students Alumni Friends Employers Breadcrumb Navigation Home School of Law News 2013 Law school receives 500 000 for health law education Share this page August 23 2013 Law school receives 500 000 for health law education Southern Illinois University School of Law has received 500 000 to continue providing medical and legal education to health care providers The funds are from a recently settled 2004 class action lawsuit The law school was not party to the suit in which a number of health care providers alleged that two preferred provider networks improperly reduced payments in connection with worker s compensation and automobile insurance injury treatment claims While the defendants CNN Managed Care Inc and First Health Group Corp n k a Coventry denied the allegations a 2010 settlement in the Madison County case provided 1 25 million toward continuing medical education benefits Read more Right Sidebar News

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  • Alumnus Mike Parenteau (JD/MD '13) bikes across U.S. before starting work as Navy physician
    Semester Information Rules Honor Code Career Services Prospective Students Information for Employers Current Students Information for Alumni Our People Deans Faculty Administrative Professional Staff Civil Service Staff Alumni Law Library Give to the School Info for Future Students Current Students Alumni Friends Employers Breadcrumb Navigation Home School of Law News 2013 Alumnus Mike Parenteau JD MD 13 bikes across U S before starting work as Navy physician Share this page Alumnus Mike Parenteau JD MD 13 bikes across U S before starting work as Navy physician August 22 2013 Sunnyville native bikes across the country before taking on internship residency Temperatures of 110 degrees excitable dogs and the Rocky Mountains were just a few of the challenges Sunnyvale native Lt Mike Parenteau encountered on his 3 700 mile bicycle trek across the nation this summer Dubbed Mike s Magnificent Bicycle Journey the ambitious endeavor was a spur of the moment decision by Parenteau 29 who just graduated from a joint medicine and law program at Southern Illinois University As a new physician in the Navy he will be a general surgery intern for a year at the Naval Medical Center San Diego before kicking off his residency which will take

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  • SIU Law offers new, unique course on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
    be one of the first specific FCPA law school classes offered that is exclusively devoted to the FCPA FCPA enforcement and FCPA compliance Professor Koehler notes understanding the FCPA s new era is a fundamental skill set for lawyers and other professionals navigating the global marketplace Simply put the FCPA needs to be part of future lawyers professional vocabulary and skill set The FCPA has emerged as a top legal and compliance concern for business organizations both public and private and across a variety of industry sectors doing business in the global marketplace The course developed by Professor Koehler and using his forthcoming book The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in a New Era Edward Elgar Publishing forthcoming 2014 is an in depth study of the FCPA its enforcement and related issues Students will dissect the FCPA s new era and in doing so will confront the FCPA statutory text legislative history judicial decisions enforcement agency guidance and resolved FCPA enforcement actions We are very excited that Professor Koehler has designed this new course on the FCPA His expertise on the Act is recognized nationally and internationally so this is a great way to make sure that our students benefit from his knowledge and experience said Dean Cynthia Fountaine The course is also consistent with SIU Law s commitment to skills based learning and it complements two of our new specialization programs International and Comparative Law and Business and Transactional Law she added The students skills will be developed through the following learning objectives for the course i understanding the events and policy reasons that motivated Congress to enact the FCPA ii developing a comprehensive understanding of the FCPA s anti bribery provisions and books and records and internal controls provisions iii analyzing legal ethical and policy issues associated with FCPA

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  • Basanta receives ISBA 25-Year Service Award
    Services Prospective Students Information for Employers Current Students Information for Alumni Our People Deans Faculty Administrative Professional Staff Civil Service Staff Alumni Law Library Give to the School Info for Future Students Current Students Alumni Friends Employers Breadcrumb Navigation Home School of Law News 2013 Basanta receives ISBA 25 Year Service Award Share this page Basanta receives ISBA 25 Year Service Award July 29 2013 SIH Professor of Law and Medicine W Eugene Basanta was recently awarded the 25 year Service Award from the Illinois State Bar Association for his 25 years of dedicated work as a volunteer editor for the ISBA s Health Care Lawyer newsletter Appointed as editor in 1988 Basanta has earned his place over the years as one of the leading scholars of health care legal issues in Illinois In 2008 20 years after his tenure began Basanta was awarded the ISBA s Austin Fleming Newsletter Editors Award the highest and most prestigious honor the ISBA can bestow upon any editor Founded in 1877 the Illinois State Bar Association is the premier legal association in the state As a voluntary organization of more than 30 000 members the Association s primary focus is to assist Illinois

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  • Dervan joins Research Coordination Network on Plea Bargaining
    invited to join a Research Coordination Network regarding plea bargaining funded by the National Science Foundation The research network which is being convened to spur more research on guilty pleas includes twenty nine members from across the United States representing the fields of law criminology sociology economics psychology and political science According to the National Science Foundation the goal of their Research Coordination Network program is to advance a field or create new directions in research or education by supporting groups of investigators to communicate and coordinate their research training and educational activities across disciplinary organizational geographic and international boundaries The research network on plea bargaining is divided into three Cores Prosecution Courtroom and Defense Professor Dervan is a member of the Defense Core Dervan is a nationally recognized scholar in the area of plea bargaining A selection of his articles appears below He also maintains The Plea Bargaining Blog This past spring Dervan received Southern Illinois University Carbondale s campus wide Early Career Faculty Excellence Award The award recognizes faculty within their first five years at SIU Carbondale for significant contributions throughout the year to their discipline or the University community The award recognizes excellence in scholarship teaching and other professional activities Professor Dervan joined the Southern Illinois University School of Law faculty in 2009 and focuses his teaching and scholarship on both domestic and international criminal law Selected Publications The Innocent Defendant s Dilemma An Innovative Empirical Study of Plea Bargaining s Innocence Problem 103 Journal of Criminal Law Criminology 2013 IN PRESS with Vanessa A Edkins White Collar Over Criminalization Deterrence Plea Bargaining and the Loss of Innocence 101 Kentucky Law Journal 2013 IN PRESS Pleading Innocents Laboratory Evidence of Plea Bargaining s Innocence Problem 21 Current Research in Social Psychology 2013 with Vanessa A Edkins http

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  • Four SIU Law students get a professional launch with a high-powered internship
    D C organization that serves the nation s local health departments Together the two organizations are working on radiation emergency preparedness a project examining the laws that govern isolation quarantining and decontamination with regard to radiation incidents The legal problem came to light after the 2011 tsunami in Japan damaged the nuclear power plant in Fukushima Daiichi A film crew from Peru had flown to Japan to make a film about the disaster and when they returned they had a connecting flight in Texas where they set off radiation detectors What should or could be done when individuals are contaminated with radioactive material Public health officials became aware that US laws on how to handle someone exposed to radiation vary from state to state If there were to be a radiation event on our shores what laws and statutes are in place to protect individuals and the population at large SIU Law students unknotting the problem These are the large questions the SIU students are examining compiling research and helping prepare a report for the 2013 Public Health Preparedness Summit in Atlanta Georgia the nation s largest event of its kind The summit will be a gathering of public health professionals emergency managers and other stakeholders as well as the national news media These students will be making a variety of professional contacts through this experience in addition to providing important legal information for law and policymakers to consider And they are experiencing a real world context that allows them to see what the law profession is like This is the SIU Law Advantage in action The SIU Connection This SIU internship was the brainchild of Andy Roszak who is director of pandemic and catastrophic preparedness at NACCHO and himself an SIU Law alum While at SIU Roszak benefitted from

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  • Behan earns academic fellowship
    Employers Breadcrumb Navigation Home School of Law News 2013 Behan earns academic fellowship Share this page Behan earns academic fellowship to study how democracies can defeat terrorism April 24 2013 Associate Professor Christopher W Behan earned an Academic Fellowship with The Foundation for the Defense of Democracies for 2013 2014 Based in Washington D C the non partisan policy institute s program gives U S based teaching and research professionals the opportunity to receive cutting edge information about defeating terrorist groups according to the organization Terrorism remains the greatest threat today to the world s democracies including the United States and our allies around the globe said Clifford May the organization s president To win the war against terrorism we must win the war of ideas by promoting democracy and defeating the totalitarian ideologies that drive and justify terrorism The program will be at Tel Aviv University for 10 days in mid June The fellowship will include lectures by academics military and intelligence officials and diplomats from Israel Jordan India and the U S There will also be visits to police customs and immigration facilities military bases and border zones to learn the practical side of deterring and defeating terrorists

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  • "Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War" Events | School of Law | SIU
    Give to the School Info for Future Students Current Students Alumni Friends Employers Breadcrumb Navigation Home School of Law News 2012 News Lincoln The Constitution and the Civil War Events Share this page Lincoln The Constitution and the Civil War Events November 28 2012 Abraham Lincoln was confronted with enormous challenges when he was elected president in 1860 The nation was on the brink of Civil War and Lincoln struggled with issues of secession slavery and civil liberties all questions our country s founding charter left unanswered President Lincoln used the Constitution to confront these three intertwined crises of war ultimately reinventing the Constitution and the promise of American life This exhibition develops a more complete understanding of Abraham Lincoln as president and the Civil War as the nation s gravest constitutional crisis Lincoln the Constitution and the Civil War a traveling exhibition for libraries was organized by the National Constitution Center and the American Library Association Public Programs Office The traveling exhibition has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities Lincoln the Constitution and the Civil War is based on an exhibition of the same name developed by the National Constitution Center

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