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  • The Hiram H. Lesar Distinguished Lecture Series | School of Law | SIU
    Friends Employers Breadcrumb Navigation Home School of Law News 2011 News The Hiram H Lesar Distinguished Lecture Series Share this page The Hiram H Lesar Distinguished Lecture Series October 01 2011 2012 Hiram H Lesar Distinguished Lecture GORDON RANDY STEIDL exonerated from death row after being wrongly convicted MICHALE CALLAHAN author of Too Politically Sensitive JOHN HANLON Legal Director of the Downstate Innocence Project Monday April 23 at 5 00pm Reception to follow invitation Video of lecture Radio interview The Hiram H Lesar Distinguished Lecture Series was established by the School of Law in 1992 to honor founding Dean Hiram H Lesar whose many personal and professional concerns included an interest in civil rights Dean Lesar taught at several law schools but remained at Southern Illinois University School of Law until his official retirement in 1980 On two seperate occasions Lesar served as Interim President of Southern Illinois University He continued to teach on a regular basis after his retirement as Dean of the School of Law Hiram H Lesar was a Distinguished Service Professor In 1991 he received the Distinguished Service Award which is the highest honor given by SIU to employee still active in university affairs Hiram H

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  • News Story
    Students Alumni Friends Employers Breadcrumb Navigation Home School of Law News News News Story Share this page This news story July 09 2012 Content Goes Here Right Sidebar News View News Archive for the following years 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 Southern Illinois University News and Events SIU RSS Feed News Tab News Listing Artifact collection includes rare mastodon bone It s one of those you can t easily mistake it for something else kinds of finds But when it s the only one ever recorded in Jackson County Ill it s almost hard to believe it s a mastodon bone Heartland Honor Band Choir event is Feb 11 13 Music students from a dozen area high schools will attend the annual Heartland Honor Band and Choir event at Southern Illinois University Carbondale which will include music performances that bring them all together as a single band and a single choir Library to host First Friday Music at Morris Native American music will fill Southern Illinois University Carbondale s Morris Library at noon on Friday Feb 5 Alumni Association awards textbooks supplies Thirty eight Southern Illinois University Carbondale students received textbooks and supplies from the SIU Alumni

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  • John Lynn Obituary | School of Law | SIU
    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 News John Lynn Obituary Share this page John Lynn Obituary October 12 2010 Major John Francis Lynn USMC Retired 58 passed away at

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  • Veterans Court Protocol Manual dedicated to Assistant Dean John Lynn | School of Law | SIU
    Breadcrumb Navigation Home School of Law News News Veterans Court Protocol Manual dedicated to Assistant Dean John Lynn Share this page Veterans Court Protocol Manual dedicated to Assistant Dean John Lynn September 10 2010 The recently published second printing of the manual on how to implement Veterans Courts or Programs in the State of Illinois was dedicated to the memory of Major John F Lynn USMC Ret Assistant Dean and Director of the Veterans Legal Assistance Program at the SIU School of Law A veteran dedicated to serving his country and fellow veterans The manual was prepared by the Governor s Task Force on Veterans and Servicemembers Courts Lynn served as a member of the Task Force under the chair of Judge Annette Eckert Of John s work Judge Eckert said t he Task Force members are indebted to John and his law students at SIU Carbondale John was the Director of the SIU Veterans Program that provided free legal services to Veterans navigating their way through the Veterans benefit administrative system His law students were devoted to him and their clients John inspired them to service John and law student Trevor Burggraff put the draft of legislation on line

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  • SIU gets excellent reviews from law students in The Princeton Review | School of Law | SIU
    Association of Law Schools AALS which was held in New Orleans LA January 6 10 2010 AALS is a non profit educational association of 171 law schools representing over 10 000 law faculty in the United States Associate Professor Cindy G Buys presented her work in progress Lessons to be Learned from the Untold Story of Frederich Nottebohm and the U S Latin American Detention Program Buys paper was chosen from a national call for papers on Cross Currents in International Law Human Rights Law and National Security Law Her paper tells the story of how Frederic Nottebohm a wealthy German businessman living in Guatemala got caught up in a little known program run by the United States during World War II in which the United States pressured Latin American countries to identify persons of German nationality or ancestry and turn them over to the United States for internment for the duration of the war Many of these persons were assumed to be Nazi sympathizers and were arrested and detained for lengthy periods of time on the basis of mere accusations unsupported by any real investigation or evidence Professor Buys paper examines the justifications for this program and the legality of the program under the law that existed at the time of World War II She then illustrates how the law has or has not changed since that time period and draws parallels to the arrest detention and trial of suspected terrorists today Interim Dean and Professor Frank Houdek was the organizer and moderator of the program Roundtable The Electronification of Law Libraries and Its Implications for the Legal Academy The program examined the increasing electronification of today s law school library in its resources certainly but also in its operation and the implications for law professors pursuing their scholarship

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  • Announcement | School of Law | SIU
    Library Give to the School Info for Future Students Current Students Alumni Friends Employers Breadcrumb Navigation Home School of Law News News Announcement Share this page Announcement June 24 2010 Law schools would like to diversify their faculties In 2007 8 e g 45 of law professors were from just 10 schools To help become more inclusive Southern Illinois University School of Law presents a workshop focusing on the law school hiring process Who Me A Law Professor will be presented Thursday June 24 6 30 8 pm at the Hyatt Regency at the Arch former Adams Mark Hotel at 315 Chestnut St in St Louis Mills Studio 2 4th floor Learn what is involved in becoming a law professor what schools want in candidates how to apply and related topics There will be time for questions as well Come if you are interested or encourage someone else to come This workshop is held during the Illinois State Bar Association meeting but you need not be a member nor register for the ISBA meeting to attend this workshop There is no fee for this workshop and there is no registration required Questions please contact Suzanne Schmitz at sschmitz law siu

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  • Acting Deputy Attorney General for the U.S. Department of Justice | School of Law | SIU
    General Grindler s speech to the Class of 2010 Grindler received a replica of the law school tablet after meeting with faculty and students for a Q A session before the Commencement Ceremony Pictured from left Assistant Professor Lucian E Dervan Deputy Attorney General Gary Grindler Interim Dean Frank Houdek Gary Grindler Acting Deputy Attorney General for the U S Department of Justice delivered the address for the SIU School of Law s commencement ceremony on Saturday May 15 2010 at 6 00 p m at Shryock Auditorium on the SIUC campus The Deputy Attorney General is the second highest official in the U S Department of Justice said Assistant Professor of Law Lucian E Dervan and his responsibilities include not only advising and assisting the Attorney General in formulating and implementing Departmental policies and programs but providing overall supervision and direction to all organizational units of the Department Grindler who grew up in St Louis MO rejoined the Department of Justice in 2009 as deputy assistant attorney general in the criminal division before his appointment earlier this year by Attorney General Eric Holder to his current position Grindler received both his law and undergraduate degrees from Northwestern University and is a former assistant U S attorney for the Southern District of New York and the Northern District of Georgia Included in his numerous roles within the U S Department of Justice Grindler also was principal associate deputy attorney general and counselor to the attorney general and assistant attorney general in the civil division He also represented then President Bill Clinton in his official capacity during depositions in two independent counsel prosecutions arising out of the Whitewater investigation Prior to his latest return to the U S Department of Justice Grindler was a partner at King Spalding LLP focusing on

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  • Moot Court Board News | School of Law | SIU
    Alumni Friends Employers Breadcrumb Navigation Home School of Law News News Moot Court Board News Share this page Moot Court Board News April 15 2010 The Moot Court Board had two sets of teams participate in their national competitions in California recently The National Juvenile Law Moot Court Competition was held at Whittier Law School where the 3L team of Kylee Jordan and Nikki Grashoff and 2L team of Shannon Crain and Kari Scott competed Kylee and Nikki advanced to the quarterfinal round where they came up against the team that received the Best Brief award and they did not advance The Asylum and Refugee Law National Moot Court Competition was held at UC Davis Law School where the 3L team of Steve Boling and Danielle Macaluso and 2L team of David Aubrey Douglass Bitner and Kelly Murray competed Both teams did extremely well David Douglass and Kelly advanced to the semi final rounds as one of the top four teams and were awarded Best Brief in the competition Bitner won Second Place Oralist overall pictured from left 3L team Danielle Macaluso Steve Boling Associate Professor Cindy Buys the 2L team David Aubrey Kelly Murray Doug Bitner Congratulations to all

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