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The Law Deans: Michael V. Hernandez, Regent University School of Law
Adam Banner - Thursday, July 14, 2016

Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was established in 1986, and in just 30 short years, has grown to be recognized as having a faculty ranked among the top 10 American law school faculties. Regent Law is unique in providing a legal education with a Christian perspective, and its Honors Program boasts a 92.3 percent first-time bar passage rate. Its moot court program ranks 5th in the nation, and in 2015, Regent Law ranked in the top 25 percent of all law schools for graduates obtaining judicial clerkships. Read More

Judge Orders New Trial for 'Serial' Subject, but Will Adnan Syed Actually Stand Trial Again?
Adam Banner - Friday, July 08, 2016

The first season of the podcast Serial focused on Adnan Syed, a man convicted of the 1999 murder of his ex-girlfriend, high school senior Hae Min Lee. Syed maintained his innocence throughout the trial, but was found guilty by a jury and sentenced to life plus 30 years in prison. His conviction was based largely on two key pieces of evidence: the testimony of Jay Wilds, a friend of Syed who says he helped the man bury Lee's body, and cell phone records placing him near the burial site at the time Wilds said he helped bury Lee. Read More

The Law Deans: Wendy Collins Perdue, University of Richmond School of Law
Adam Banner - Thursday, June 30, 2016

The University of Richmond School of Law is located on one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation. It boasts a low student to faculty ratio to give law students individual attention, and it prides itself on a law library that ranks among the top 20 in the nation in terms of spending for student information. The law school's goal is to "create a particular type of lawyer: one who models the best of her profession when it comes to professional standards and values; one who, by the way he practices law, makes the justice system work better; one who demonstrates a true passion for the profession." One of the ways it does this is through a mandatory second-year law skills course; Richmond Law is one of the few law schools in the nation to require law skills in the second year. Read More

Manziel Lawyer Withdraws after Leaking Privileged Information to the Press
Nicci Francis - Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Johnny Football just can't seem to get it together. The once-promising athlete has seemed to be nothing but trouble since going pro, partying too much and facing criminal charges for domestic violence against his girlfriend. Now, it seems that his latest bad decision has been his choice of attorney. Read More

The Law Deans: Andrew R. Klein, Indiana University McKinney School of Law
Adam Banner - Monday, June 27, 2016

More than 100 years ago, the Indiana Law School was founded as part of a new university, the University of Indianapolis. The law school later merged with another law school before becoming affiliated with Indiana University in 1944. In the late 1960's, the law school became autonomous and was known as the Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis until 2011, when it was renamed the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law after receiving a multi-million dollar gift from a community and civic leader. Read More

Oklahoma ERAD Program Suspended Amid Legal Concerns
Adam Banner - Tuesday, June 14, 2016

When it comes to civil asset forfeiture, Oklahoma law enforcement seems to act first and think later. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Oklahoma City Police recently adopted--and then quickly suspended--an asset forfeiture program that would allow them to electronically seize funds from prepaid gift cards and even bank accounts without due process or proof of a crime.  Read More

The Law Deans: Nell Jessup Newton, Notre Dame Law School
Adam Banner - Friday, May 27, 2016

The University of Notre Dame Law School is ranked among the top 25 law schools in the nation by U.S. News for its commitment to the shaping law students to be effective and successful lawyers. Notre Dame Law prides itself on providing students with a legal education that not only gives them the knowledge of law and practical skills, but also developing professional skills including leadership, practice management, and information technology skills necessary in the evolving field of law. Read More

Can the Police Get in My iPhone?
Adam Banner - Thursday, May 26, 2016

Cell phones have been at the heart of privacy issues and Fourth Amendment issues for some time, but with the temporary stand-off between Apple and the FBI over access into the iPhone of San Bernadino shooter Syed Farook, the debate came to a head. Read More

The Law Deans: Jay Conison, Charlotte School of Law
Adam Banner - Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Our law deans series of interviews began locally, spread throughout the region, and has now reached various law schools across the nation. Although today's interview takes us nearly 1,100 miles away from Oklahoma City to Charlotte, North Carolina, it certainly feels something like a reunion. Jay Conison, dean and law professor at Charlotte School of Law started his legal education career at Oklahoma City University School of Law, where he served as Associate Dean from 1994-1997 and as Interim Dean from 1997-1998. Read More

Gov. Fallin Prevents OK from Being the First State to Ban Abortion
Adam Banner - Monday, May 23, 2016

When the Oklahoma legislature passed a measure to criminalize abortion, it seemed almost certain that Governor Mary Fallin, who has been a strong supporter of right-to-life legislation, would sign the bill into law. Surprisingly, common sense prevailed when Gov. Fallin refused to sign the bill into law, saying the measure would not withstand a constitutional challenge. Read More


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