WINTER 2015/16 |
USD Law’s Native American Law Student Association
was presented with the Chapter of the Year award at the
40th annual Indian Law Conference in April, sponsored
by the Federal Bar Convention in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Additionally, second-year USD Law student, Tsyoslake
House, received the 2L of the Year award.
of Albert Lea,
Minnesota, was appointed to vice
chair of the Law Student Reporters
for Law Student Action Group for the
Intellectual Property Section of the
ABA. Leach is in her third year at USD
Law. Under her appointment she
will serve two years as vice chair and
then as chair in her third year.
Professor Roger Baron received Delta
Theta Phi’s “Most Outstanding Professor
in the Nation” award. USD Law student
Abby Leach also received the “Most
Outstanding Law Student in the Nation”
award. The announcement was made
Aug. 1 in Washington, D.C. at the legal
fraternity’s 59th Biennial Convention.
USD Professor and Student
Win Top Honors at National
Fraternity’s Annual Meeting
Professor David S. Day received the USD School of Law
2015 John Wesley Jackson Memorial Award for Outstanding
Professor of Law. The Student Bar Association presented
Professor Day with this prestigious award at Barristers’ Ball
in the spring of 2015. Every year one professor receives
this honor for his or her hard work and dedication to
excellence at USD Law. The Student Bar Association votes on
nominations received from the USD law school student body
and selects the recipient who will receive the John Wesley
Jackson Memorial Award. The honoree assists the dean in
hooding at the Hooding Ceremony for that year’s recipients
of a juris doctorate.
Professor Day Receives
Dean Geu, left, and David Day, right, with a 2015 graduate.
Third-year students Tsyolake House and Kyle Chase