Posts Tagged ‘ College of Law ’

ACLU president to discuss national security March 31

Apr 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, March 31

National security issues and their interplay with the court systems, such as surveillance, detainment of alleged terrorists in Guantanamo, and extraordinary rendition victims, will be the subject of the Winthrop and Frances Lane Foundation Lecture at the University of Nebraska College of Law. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is noon, […]

Grad programs ranked by U.S. News

Apr 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Campus News, March 31

U.S. News and World Report released its 2012 “Best Graduate Schools” rankings tables, and on the list are colleges of Business, Education and Human Sciences, Engineering, and Law. UNL’s College of Business Administration’s “Part-Time MBA School” was ranked tied for 50th. The College of Education and Human Sciences was ranked among “Schools of Education,” at […]

Space, telecommunications law seminar Nov. 1

Oct 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Oct. 21

The University of Nebraska College of Law will host its fourth annual Omaha Space Law Seminar from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Hilton Omaha, with a reception following. This year’s theme is “Operationalizing Space Law: The Law of Space Operations.” There is no cost to attend the conference, but registration is required. To register, […]

Space Law draws STRATCOM chief, ex-U.N. weapons inspector

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: April 29, 2010, Campus News

U.S. Air Force Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, and Ambassador Richard Butler, the United Nations’ former chief Iraq weapons inspector, will deliver the keynote speeches at the UNL College of Law’s fourth annual Space and Telecommunications Law Conference, May 6-7. Butler, an Australian diplomat who served as the United Nations’ chief […]

3 deans hired

Feb 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, February 25, 2010, Issue

UNL announced the hiring of new deans in three colleges. Susan Poser, a professor of law and chief of staff and associate to the chancellor, is the new dean of the College of Law. Donde Plowman, professor of business and head of the Department of Management at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, has accepted […]

Duo wins international law competition

Sep 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, September 10, 2009

The College of Law’s client counseling team of Adam Bates and Amy Bartels won the 2009 International Client Counseling Competition April 1-4 at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

Space Law goes to Washington

Sep 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, September 10, 2009

The College of Law’s Space Telecommunications Law program – the only one of its kind in the United States – hosted a conference in Washington, D.C. from Nov. 13-14. The conference drew experts and policymakers to hear and discuss legal issues in telecommunications. Learn more about Space Law at

College of Law to host international conference on ‘near-earth’ asteroids

Apr 9th, 2009 | By | Category: April 9, 2009, Campus News, Issue

It’s a scene straight out of a Jerry Bruckheimer film – a monster asteroid is on a collision course with Earth, and unless it’s stopped, it will hit with a 500-megaton blast and spawn a series of disasters. Fires will rage across continents. Thick dust will launch into the atmosphere and blot out the sun. […]

Three finalists selected for Law dean position

Mar 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, March 26, 2009

A search committee has identified three candidates for dean of the College of Law, and these finalists have been invited to campus late in March and early in April for a series of on-campus interviews. The candidates are Irma Russell, University of Tulsa College of Law; Gary Simson, Case Western Reserve University School of Law; […]

Legal scholar to deliver civil rights lecture Feb. 19

Feb 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, February 19, 2009, Issue

Thomas W. Mitchell will present the Winthrop and Frances Lane Lecture at the College of Law at noon Feb. 19 in the courtroom of McCollum Hall. An associate professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, Mitchell will discuss “Transactional Law and Economic Justice: Addressing Some of the Civil Rights Movement’s Unfinished Business.” Mitchell has […]