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In The News

From Plano to Pago Pago: SMU Graduates Clerk at Top Courts Great grades, extracurricular accomplishments while in law school, and strong legal research and writing skills are among the most important ... Learn More
Mike Boone '67 re-elected Chairman of the SMU Board of Trustees DALLAS (SMU) – Civic leader Michael M. Boone, co-founder of the distinguished law firm of Haynes and Boone, has been re-elected chair of ... Learn More
Dallas Morning News: SMU group honors Sarah Saldaña ’84 as ... It was a touching moment for Sarah Saldaña, director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, as she picked up an award at Southern Methodist ... Learn More
Associate Provost & Prof. of Law Linda Eads joins Women's ... Linda Eads has just been invited by former First Lady Laura Bush to join the Women’s Initiative Policy Advisory Council at the George W ... Learn More
Dallas Morning News: Prof. Anthony Colangelo: Yes, the U.S ... As most of the world now knows, a number of high-profile FIFA officers have been indicted in the Eastern District of New York for various ... Learn More
Business Insider ranks SMU Dedman #21 - Best Law Schools in ... There's no denying that the main reason most people go to law school is to get a job. Attending a law school that offers a strong ... Learn More
The Washington Post: Brittany K. Byrd '11 Brittany Byrd '11 and her commitment to those serving in Federal Prison for non-violent drug offenses... Learn More
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A Legacy of Leadership

Maureen N. Armour
Co-Director of Civil Clinic and Associate Professor of Law

A Legacy of Leadership

Nathan Cortez
Associate Dean for Research and the Adelfa Botello Callejo Endowed Professor of law in Leadership and Latino Studies

A Legacy of Leadership

Jessica Dixon Weaver
Associate Professor of Law
"As the needs of senior citizens and children synchronize, it is useful and efficient for law and policy considerations to coordinate the comparable demands on their caregivers."

A Legacy of Leadership

Jeffrey Kahn
Professor of Law
"Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government's purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding." - Justice Brandeis, dissenting in Olmstead v. United States, 277 U.S. 479 (1928).

Events

Friday, Sep 18, 2015
Tsai Center for Law, Science and Innovation Inaugural Symposium 8:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. SMU Dedman School of Law
Hillcrest Classroom (Underwood Law Library)
6550 Hillcrest Ave.
Dallas, TX 75205
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Friday, Sep 25, 2015
2015 Law School Reunion Weekend 6:00 P.M. - 12:00 A.M. Hickory Street Annex, 501 S. 2nd Ave. #200, Dallas, TX Learn More
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015
Law School Homecoming Tailgate - SMU v. James Madison 4:00 P.M. - 5:45 P.M. The SMU Boulevard (near Bishop Boulevard and Umphrey Lee Center) Learn More
Friday, Oct 2, 2015
2015 American Society of Comparative Law Annual Meeting Friday, October 2; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Saturday , October 3; 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. SMU Dedman School of Law
Hillcrest Classroom, Underwood Law Library
 
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Thursday, Nov 12, 2015
12th Annual Appellate Judges Education Institute - Washington, DC Washington, D.C. Learn More

Dallas


Dallas has one of the nation's fastest growing economies, and is a true center of global commerce. Throughout the city are amazing restaurants, shopping centers, and entertainment and arts districts. With moderate weather, low cost of living, and year-round sports, it is a richly diverse city with true Southern hospitality.

Dallas has one of the nation's fastest growing economies, and is a true center of global commerce. 


Growth
Dallas is the ninth-largest city and the DFW Metroplex make up the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the nation
Opportunity
Forbes, 2015: Texas is #1 - "Best State to Make a Living"; Dallas is #3 in the nation based on growth trends + region's momentum 
MUSTANG EXCHANGE
Mentor. Make a Difference.

One of the first mentorship programs of its kind, SMU Dedman School of Law’s
Mustang Exchange is an innovative “flash” mentorship program that connects current
law students with alumni and friends through multiple, one-on-one mentoring meetings.