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June 22, 2004 | From Times Staff Reports
A law professor at New York University has been tentatively named dean of UCLA's School of Law, Chancellor Albert Carnesale announced Monday. The appointment of Michael H. Schill, 45, is subject to approval by the Board of Regents.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 25, 2001 | Associated Press
Courses have begun for 120 students at the new law school at the University of St. Thomas, a Roman Catholic institution that plans to take a faith-based approach to learning the legal system. "While most places study the law based on reasoning, faith-based schools integrate a belief system with reasoning," said the dean, David Link, formerly dean of the University of Notre Dame law school.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 14, 2007 | Garrett Therolf, Times Staff Writer
Irvine Co. Chairman Donald Bren will donate $20 million to get UC Irvine's fledgling law school off the ground and have it named in his honor. The donation, announced Monday, will ensure that the Donald Bren School of Law will greet an expected first class of 67 students on schedule in fall 2009, said UCI Chancellor Michael V. Drake. "Mr Bren is an astute investor and . . . wants this law school to be the very best that it can be," Drake said.
BUSINESS
April 6, 1998 | KAREN KAPLAN
The USC Law School has become the first of its kind in the country to appoint a chief information officer. The new post highlights the growing importance of information technology in the legal profession, said USC Law School Dean Scott Bice. "The past decade has seen a revolution in the way legal information is gathered, stored and disseminated," Bice said. "Today's legal information has become a major mix of multimedia, in addition to the traditional books and periodicals."
NEWS
April 9, 1992 | Reuters
The New England Law School on Wednesday offered a $25,000 reward to help find the killer of a faculty member who was stabbed to death in her Cambridge, Mass., neighborhood. Mary Joe Frug was attacked April 4, 1991, as she walked to a grocery store. Authorities said they have interviewed more than 200 people during the investigation.
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September 10, 1988 | DAVID LAUTER and DOUGLAS JEHL, Times Staff Writers
Republican vice presidential candidate Dan Quayle was admitted to law school in 1970 through a special "equal opportunity" program designed to "reach out" to the poor, racial minorities and other students who might not be admitted through regular procedures, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported Friday. A Quayle spokesman confirmed that the program was Quayle's route into law school, but defended its use.
BUSINESS
February 10, 1999 | STEPHEN GREGORY
In a nod to the growing importance of small business to the California economy, Western State University College of Law in Fullerton plans to launch a new program teaching students to think more like entrepreneurs so they can assist business owners more effectively.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 15, 2001
Proposals for law schools at UC Irvine and UC Riverside should be shelved until the state emerges from its economic slump, the top academic officer of the state university system has recommended. UC Provost C. Judson King made that recommendation in a letter to the California Postsecondary Education Commission. The panel has no formal power to block the projects, but its findings are considered by University of California regents, whose approval would be required for any new law schools.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 25, 1997 | RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jeremy Miller, the founding dean of Chapman University's law school, has left the post in the midst of the school's renewed bid for accreditation by the American Bar Assn., sources said Monday. Miller, 42, resigned Thursday, although faculty were not notified until Monday and students were to receive word from President James L. Doti today. University officials declined to explain the move, saying more information would be released today.
BUSINESS
January 2, 1999 | Associated Press
DuPont Co. will pay $2.5 million to each of Georgia's law schools to settle charges it withheld evidence in a 1993 civil case. The case involved charges that the Wilmington, Del., chemical giant withheld soil samples in a suit brought in Georgia by a group of nurseries. The $11 million, which includes $1 million to fund an annual symposium, will be used to set up professorial chairs on professional ethics.
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