Law, College of



Date of this Version

Spring 2013

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Alumni magazine of the University of Nebraska College of Law.
Copyright (c) 2013 The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska.


Dean’s Message 2

Faculty Updates

Faculty Profile: Craig Lawson 4

Ruser Helps with Kosovo Legal Education 6

Faculty Notes 8

Burkstrand-Reid Participates in TEDxUNL 18

Big Ten Faculty Colloquia/Endowed Speakerships 20


Beyond the Walls of McCollum Hall: Collaborating to Enhance Student Experience, Education 22

Around the College

Clement: “The Roberts Court Comes of Age” 26

The Value of a Patent? 28

Sen. Ben Nelson Reflects 30

S.T.I.R. Talks 32

Trivia Night at the Gradwohls 34

Human Trafficking is Pervasive 36

Darrel Parker’s Wrongful Conviction 38

Nebraska Adopts Uniform Bar Exam 40

December Graduation & Family Tradition Ceremony 42

Our Alumni

Collier’s Elder Law Practice 44

Hansen Finds Bliss as Nonprofit Director 46

Alumni Masters Week: Andy Massey, ’97 48

AlumNotes 50

In Memoriam 66

Annual Volunteer Report 69

Class of 1982 Endows Scholarship Fund 72

Calendar of Events 74

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