The 2012 TePoel Lecture was held on Friday, March 23. The featured speaker was Prof. John Burwell Garvey (pictured). Prof. Garvey addressed the topic, "Making Law Students Client-Ready: A New Model in Legal Education." Watch a video of the lecture here.
The 2011 Lane Lecture was held on Thursday, Nov. 10. The featured speaker was Prof. Ann Southworth (pictured). Prof. Southworth's remarks were drawn from her book, Lawyers of the Right: Professionalizing the Conservative Coalition (University of Chicago Press, 2008). Watch the lecture here.
Creighton Law's 2011 International Law Lecture marked the 50th anniversary of the trial of infamous Nazi Adolf Eichmann with a talk by Justice Gabriel Bach (pictured), Israeli Supreme Court (ret.), the prosecutor at Eichmann's war crimes trial. The event was held on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 5 p.m. in the auditorium of the Mike & Josie Harper Center. The lecture was co-sponsored by the Institute for Holocaust Education, Kutak Rock Foundation, Heartland Holocaust Education Fund, Anti-Defamation League--Plain States Region, and the Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Federation of Omaha. Watch the 2011 International Law Lecture here.
Creighton Law's 2011 Hooding Ceremony was held on Friday, May 13, in Mancuso Hall at the Omaha Civic Auditorium. Judge Donald O’Brien ('48, pictured), a Senior Federal District Court Judge in the Northern District of Iowa, received the Alumni Merit Award. Watch the ceremony here.
Creighton Law School's 2011 TePoel Lecture and Law Review Symposium were held on Friday, March 25. The topic of this year's Symposium was "Moral and Ethical Perspectives in War, Terrorism, and Military Law." The 2011 TePoel Lecturer, Dr. Cynthia G. Irmer, discussed "Transforming Conflict with a New Framework: A Strategic Priority for the United States." Both events were held in the Ahmanson Law Center. CLE credit was approved in Nebraska and Iowa.
Law Review Symposium videos include: Preserving Cultural Sites during Conflict: Moral and Legal Implications; A View from Within the Combat Zone; National Security and Ethical Implications: Terrorists, al-Qaeda Violence, and Their Strategic Goals; and United States Military Policy: Moral and Ethical Dilemmas.
Watch the 2011 TePoel Lecture here.
Dahlia Lithwick delivered the 2011 Koley Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 24. Her topic was Changes in Supreme Court Reporting in Recent Years and What it Means at the Court. Lithwick is a senior editor at Slate. In that capacity, she writes the "Supreme Court Dispatches" and "Jurisprudence" columns. She is also a biweekly columnist for Newsweek. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s, The Washington Post, and Commentary, among other periodicals. She is the co-author of Me v. Everybody: Absurd Contracts for an Absurd World, a legal humor book, and I Will Sing Life: Voices from the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, a book about seven children from Paul Newman's camp with life-threatening illnesses.
Watch the 2011 Koley Lecture here.
Professor and Dean Emeritus Rod Shkolnick was honored for 50 years at Creighton Law School during the Annual Dinner on Oct. 1, 2010. A total of 360 guests attended. To view the video, "A Tribute to Rod Shkolnick," which was shown during the evening, click here.