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DePaul College of Law lags with bar passage, rankings as Dean faces review

DePaul College of Law lags with bar passage, rankings as Dean faces review

Shane René, Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2019

DePaul University College of Law (COL) has gone five years under the command of Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea, over which time the school’s national ranking has fallen, distinguished professors have exited and its students have graduated less and less prepared to practice law. Now Rosato Perea, who...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Terrie Sullivan, College of law alumni

January 22, 2019

This letter is in response to the shocking article by [Benjamin Conboy], “Second law professor files discrimination suit,” outlining the College of Law’s disciplinary actions against Professor Sumi Cho and her subsequent federal civil rights lawsuit against the university. What is shoc...

Photo gallery: Law School Commencement all smiles at McCormick Place

President Esteban congratulates graduates of the law school as they step forward to earn their diploma. Commencement was at the McCormick Grand Ballroom instead of Wintrust Arena.

Jacob Emerson, Photographer

May 14, 2018

DePaul's College of Law commencement ceremony took place in the McCormick Grand Ballroom on Sunday, May 13.  

Law professor draws ire of students after using ‘N-word’ in lecture

Donald Harmann continues to stand by his use of the word in the face of student outcry. 
(Photo courtesy of DePaul University)

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

March 5, 2018

DePaul College of Law professor Donald Hermann is under fire from students for using the N-word multiple times in a lecture to his criminal law class on Feb. 22 and refusing to apologize in following classes. During that class, Hermann says he was posing a hypothetical situation — a standard teach...

DePaul College of Law discusses broken criminal justice system

Members of the DePaul Community listen as speakers dicusss issues facing the criminal justice system in light of the controversial cases seen over the past year. (Luisa Fuentes / The DePaulia)

Luisa Fuentes

February 1, 2015

As part of the university’s commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the College of Law hosted the first of a two-part conversation focusing on the structural failure of the criminal justice system in the U.S. in light of the fatal killings of young African-Americans across the country. Read More »...

Detained immigrants aided with DePaul College of Law’s Spring Break Border Project

Natalie Taylor

January 25, 2015

For the past 17 years, DePaul law students have gone to Harlingen, Texas on the United States-Mexico border, to participate in the Spring Break Border Project. Read More »...

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