Law, College of



Date of this Version

Fall 2015

Document Type



©2015, The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska.


2 Dean’s Message

Faculty Updates

4 Profile: Ruser: Serving Nebraskans

6 Faculty Notes

15 Schaefer Inducted as Corresponding IAA Member at Ceremony at SpaceX Headquarters

16 Berger promoted to full professor

17 Our faculty: Leading the way on issues of today

35 Mueller finds diverse background in practice helpful in CDO position

36 Ebel, Cline Williams Jurist-in-Residence, examines evolution of 4th Amendment

37 Law College celebrates 40th anniversary of first class in its East Campus home

38 College honored to host international competition

40 Native American Law offers students variety of experiences relevant to state

42 Client Counseling Competition: 2Ls Hildebrand, Sholes win regional

43 Table for Ten offers students, faculty relaxed, comfortable chance to dialogue

44 College’s Schmid Law Library presents first faculty, staff art exhibition

45 Student Accolades

47 Fahey receives award for winning Employee Benefits Writing Competition

47 College breaks ground on new clinic addition

48 Speaker: Obama’s immigration actions acceptable use of executive discretion

49 Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. delivers Spring Commencement address

Our Alumni

53 Carlson: Lack of client communication most frequent ethical issue for attorneys

55 Lepard, Gilg, Joseph, Weibling Recognized by Alumni Council

57 AlumNotes

69 In Memoriam

71 Annual Report of Giving

84 Calendar