Law, College of



Date of this Version

Fall 2011

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Copyright (c) 2011 The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska.


Dean’s Message 2
Faculty Update Profile: Marty Gardner 4
Whistleblowing Dilemma 6
Faculty Notes 10
Mediation Turns Twenty 16
Medill Creator of New Book Series 19
Willborn Chair of LSAC 20
Beard Returns to Midwest 23
Moberly Appointed to New Role 25
Sheppard Brings Patent Law Back 26
Around the College Feature: Justice Clarence Thomas 28
Admissions Report 31
Presidential Management Fellows Program 33
LL.M. Report 36
Leiter Spends Semester At Harvard 38
2011 Commencement 42
ACLU President Delivers Lane Lecture 46
Judge Bennett & Implicit Bias 47
College Hosts ABA Regional Conference 48
“Futurama” Producer Visits College 49
Feature: Competitions Enhance Student Learning 50
New Student Organizations 56
3Ls Win National & Local Awards 58
Our Alumni College Offers Alumni Free CLE Credit 60
The Legacy of Berkshire 61
Alumni Offer Students Practice Tips 62
Reunion 2011 64
AlumNotes 68 2011
Alumni Council Awards 79
In Memoriam 80
Report on Giving 82
Calendar 90

Editors Alan Frank, professor of Law Molly M. Brummond, Director of Communications & Alumni Relations

Student Editor Catherine Cano, '12 Emily Rose, '12

Contributors Richard Moberly, Associate Dean of Faculty & Associate Professor of Law Richard Leiter, Director of Schmid Law Library Matthew Schaefer, Law Alumni Professor & Director of Space, Cyber, and Telecomm Law Program Kristen Blankley, Assistant Professor of Law Deborah Brownyard, '80 Tasha Everman, '02, Assistant Dean for Career Services Angie Hohensee, Senior Director of Communications Kirk Kluver, Assistant Dean for Admissions

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Photographers Craig Chandler, University Communications Jeff Bauman, Bauman Photography Bambi King, Nebraska Law Bob Olson, The Picture Man Troy Huffman, Huffman Photography