Birthing the law review
Traditions Another opening A “Red Mass” (red being a color associated with the Holy Spirit) is celebrated in conjunction with the opening of the U.S. Supreme Court. When the tradition, dating to medieval France and England, started in the United States, no Supreme Court justices were Catholic. Now six are. This year’s Mass in Washington’s St. Matthew’s Cathedral was attended, continuing a UD tradition, by Dean Paul McGreal and a contingent of UD law alumni.
Run Conte 5K vs. cancer
NOT TWO CENTURIES OLD YET This issue of the Dayton Lawyer reveals what happened to the editors of the first two volumes of the University of Dayton Law Review. Tom Whelley ’77, the first editor, is featured in our story on adjunct faculty. For what happened to the second editor, Jerry Madden ’78, see the inside back cover.
“We were all stressed.” —KRYSTAL MOORE ’10, NOW A STAFF ATTORNEY FOR JUDGE GAIL TUSON, FULTON COUNTY (GA.) SUPERIOR COURT, AFTER BEING ASKED IF THERE WERE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE EXPERIENCE OF SUMMER STARTS, LIKE HER, AT UD AND THAT OF STUDENTS PURSUING THE TRADITIONAL THREE-YEAR SCHEDULE
“To believe that the next step in dealing with the death penalty has to be a fair and honest reckoning with the legal system.” —BENJAMIN FLEURY-STEINER, A UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE PROFESSOR OF SOCIOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE, WHEN ASKED WHAT HE BELIEVED TO BE THE TOP THING STUDENTS SHOULD TAKE AWAY FROM HIS OCT. 17 KELLER HALL LECTURE ON THE DEATH PENALTY
More than 150 people participated Oct. 9 in the Inaugural Conte 5K Classic, organized by the Student Bar Association in honor of the late Dean Francis J. Conte. The $3,000 raised will benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and help fund a memorial garden on the Keller Hall east lawn honoring Conte.
“The kind of education and service the law school offers is in the best tradition of the Marianists or of any religion that stresses service.” —JUDGE WALTER RICE, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO
“I’m Buddhist. The Marianist thing skipped me by; but I’d bet not many law schools teach you to the degree that Dayton does to remember you are representing people who only have this one case and it matters so very much to them.” —LAURIA LYNCH-GERMAN ’08, AN ATTORNEY WITH HODAN, DOSTER AND GANZER IN MILWAUKEE
Dayton Lawyer - Winter 2011-2012