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Focus Forward - January 2013
College of Law Teams Continue Outstanding Trial Competition Season

College of Law Teams Continue Outstanding Trial Competition Season

Coming on the heels of a championship win at the National Civil Trial competition in November, the SU College of Law advocacy program teams continue to deliver impressive results in regional and national tournaments.

The Jessup team pictured left to right: Lucille Rignanese L'99 (faculty director), Natalie Mitchell L'13, Tess Frame L'13, Benjamin Frazzini Kendrick L'13, Kevin MacLeod L'13 and Shane Simon L'13.

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Community News

Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT) launches online Cyber Security Course

Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT) launches online Cyber Security Course

Cyber Security, Law & Policy is a course for mid-career professionals addressing the critical balance between Cyberspace and National Security.

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Michael Arcuri

The Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics and the Media (IJPM) Welcomes Michael Arcuri

Michael Arcuri, former member, U.S. House of Representatives, NY 24TH District and Of Counsel for Hancock Estabrook LLP presented "The Extinction of the American Moderate," Feb. 12 as part of IJPM's annual lecture series.

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Cold Case Justice Initiative

Civil Rights Era Unsolved Murder Victim's Family Visits College of Law

As part of a year-long program commemorating the 50th anniversary of several Civil Rights Era milestones, the Cold Case Justice Initiative (CCJI) hosted the family of Cpl. Roman Ducksworth, Jr., who was killed by a police officer in Mississippi in 1962.

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Spotlight On:

Patricia Austin

Patricia Austin L'85

AXIS Global Accident & Health
Princeton, NJ

Patricia Austin is vice president and senior legal counsel for AXIS Accident & Health where she serves as the division's sole in-house counsel.

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Dineen Hall

The Campaign for Dineen Hall

Did you know? When Dineen Hall opens in August 2014, it will occupy one full block, with entrances on Irving Avenue and Stadium Place. Because the building is constructed on a slope, both entrances are at street level...

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Annual Reception Recap

Annual NYC Reception A Success

Despite freezing temperatures, the annual SU Law alumni reception at Lubin House drew more than 100 graduates from six decades.

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Lubin House

Students Build Skills and Connections with Alumni at 2nd Annual Networking Event

Law students and alumni gathered for the 2nd Annual Connect for Your Future Networking Event at the Crowne Plaza Syracuse on Tues., Feb. 5. Sponsored by the Syracuse University Law Alumni Association (SULAA), the Offices of Advancement and Professional and Career Development, and the Classes of 2014 and 2015, the event paired first-year students in a business setting with law alumni.

D.C. Law Dialogs, April 4

D.C. Law Dialogs, April 4

Professor Bill Banks will present Rise of the Drones: Targeted Killing and Assassination in the Shadow Wars.

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Hire an SU Student/Alumni

Hire an SU Law Student

Building the network: students seek your advice and input

Students at the College of Law are hard at work, not only with their courses, but also with the creation of their job search strategy.

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Orange Law Pride

Orange Organizations

Orange Organizations

Do you work for a firm or organization that employs two or more Syracuse Law (or University) alumni? Share your orange pride by sending your photos and firm facts to SU-Law@law.syr.edu before March 31. We'll feature your firm/organization on the web, in the e-news and more!

Pictured left to right are Jason Rogers L'08, George Bruckman L'59 and Ellen August L'78 of Goetz Fitzpatrick LLP, New York, NY.


Faculty Spotlight

William Banks

Professor William C. Banks
Author, policy analyst, and national security expert

In addition to his latest book, the Banks-led INSCT program has co-authored a policy report calling for A National Veterans Strategy to cultivate meaningful and substantive discourse regarding national policy impacting the post-service life of veterans.


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