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December 21, 1990
Fourteen families who successfully sued over slum conditions in their Los Angeles apartment building presented Southwestern University with $25,000 from their settlement to fund scholarships for Latino law students. The families staged a 16-month rent strike and sued landlord Teodora Deogracias three years ago over conditions in their MacArthur Park-area building at 685 S. Coronado St., tenant leader Estebana Bonnilla said.
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October 3, 1997
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy will be the keynote speaker tonight when the Southwestern University School of Law unveils its new library in the landmark Art Deco building that housed Bullock's Wilshire for more than six decades. The event is expected to draw more than 1,000 guests, including Mayor Richard Riordan and former mayor Tom Bradley, who graduated from Southwestern in 1956. The 1929 building was the flagship of the Bullocks chain from 1929 until it closed in 1993.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 1997
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy will be the keynote speaker tonight when the Southwestern University School of Law unveils its new library in the landmark Art Deco building that housed Bullock's Wilshire for more than six decades. The event is expected to draw more than 1,000 guests, including Mayor Richard Riordan and former mayor Tom Bradley, who graduated from Southwestern in 1956. The 1929 building was the flagship of the Bullocks chain from 1929 until it closed in 1993.
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February 11, 1997 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The former lingerie room of green and gold columns now holds the international lawbook collection. Tax volumes are in the old beauty salon. California statutes line shelves where men's pricey suits and sweaters were sold. And the reference desks stand in sportswear, beneath the spectacular abstract mural that once helped elevate department store shopping into an artistic experience.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 14, 1993 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Where lingerie used to be for sale in the Bullocks Wilshire department store, there soon may be books on U.S. Supreme Court precedents. Where fine china had been displayed until the Art Deco landmark closed in April, volumes of California tort cases may be shelved. Where models once paraded in evening gowns, anxious law students may cram for exams.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 11, 1997 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The former lingerie room of green and gold columns now holds the international lawbook collection. Tax volumes are in the old beauty salon. California statutes line shelves where men's pricey suits and sweaters were sold. And the reference desks stand in sportswear, beneath the spectacular abstract mural that once helped elevate department store shopping into an artistic experience.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 19, 1995 | PAUL FELDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lounging in the Court Cafe at Southwestern University School of Law, senior Matthew Blumkin munched on a snack and, like so many others across the nation, stared at a television tuned to the O.J. Simpson murder trial. For Blumkin, it was more than idle curiosity driving him to view prosecutors Marcia Clark, Christopher A. Darden and the rest of the all-so-familiar cast. It was also, he explained, a source of encouragement and a matter of school pride.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 12, 1994
Southwestern University Law School has received permission from a bankruptcy judge to acquire the shuttered landmark Bullocks Wilshire building, school officials said Friday. The school wants to move its library and some offices into the Art Deco department store building when a five-year renovation is completed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 26, 1985
A five-student team from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles will face a team from the National University of Singapore in the finals of the annual Philip E. Jessup Law Moot Court competition in New York on Saturday.
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August 5, 1994
Irwin R. Buchalter, 84, founder of a major Los Angeles law firm and chairman of an automobile painting firm. A native of St. Paul, Minn., Buchalter earned his bachelor's degree at the University of Minnesota and his law degree at Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles. In 1947, he founded Buchalter, Nemer, Fields & Younger, a Los Angeles-based law firm that eventually added offices in San Francisco, San Jose, Newport Beach and New York.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 19, 1995 | PAUL FELDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lounging in the Court Cafe at Southwestern University School of Law, senior Matthew Blumkin munched on a snack and, like so many others across the nation, stared at a television tuned to the O.J. Simpson murder trial. For Blumkin, it was more than idle curiosity driving him to view prosecutors Marcia Clark, Christopher A. Darden and the rest of the all-so-familiar cast. It was also, he explained, a source of encouragement and a matter of school pride.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 12, 1994
Southwestern University Law School has received permission from a bankruptcy judge to acquire the shuttered landmark Bullocks Wilshire building, school officials said Friday. The school wants to move its library and some offices into the Art Deco department store building when a five-year renovation is completed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 14, 1993 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Where lingerie used to be for sale in the Bullocks Wilshire department store, there soon may be books on U.S. Supreme Court precedents. Where fine china had been displayed until the Art Deco landmark closed in April, volumes of California tort cases may be shelved. Where models once paraded in evening gowns, anxious law students may cram for exams.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 21, 1990
Fourteen families who successfully sued over slum conditions in their Los Angeles apartment building presented Southwestern University with $25,000 from their settlement to fund scholarships for Latino law students. The families staged a 16-month rent strike and sued landlord Teodora Deogracias three years ago over conditions in their MacArthur Park-area building at 685 S. Coronado St., tenant leader Estebana Bonnilla said.
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September 5, 1985
Southwestern University School of Law's Friends of the Library will honor restaurateur Lud Renick Sunday at a 5:30 to 8 p.m. "Wine Affair" at Descanso Gardens. Renick will receive the "Achievement in Wine" award at the fourth annual event. He is proprietor of La Couronne and the Chronicle restaurants in Pasadena and Santa Monica. Southwestern's Friends of the Library is a support group for one of the fastest-growing libraries among the nation's accredited law schools.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 13, 1998
Gov. Pete Wilson on Thursday appointed Susan M. Speer as a judge of the Municipal Court, Los Angeles Judicial District, replacing Judge Mark Mooney, who was elevated to the Superior Court. Speer, 45, of Woodland Hills, has been a deputy in the Los Angeles County district attorney's office since 1981, and a head deputy there since November 1997. She has also worked part time as a resident nurse at the Northridge Medical Center since 1994. She earned a bachelor's degree from Mt.
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