Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog. Information is gathered from newspaper articles, press releases, and alumni submissions. The blog is updated periodically and is a complement to the Class Notes section of The Record, which is published semi-annually.

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March 8, 2013

From the Simpson Thacher website:

March 7, 2013

From Talking Points Memo:

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) announced Wednesday that Gregg Nunziata, formerly of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, has joined his staff as General Counsel.

March 6, 2013

On March 3, Father Pius Pietrzyk, ’97, who is now studying canon law at the Vatican, discussed the legal aspects of the Papal Conclave on EWTN's "Rome Dispatch with Joan Lewis." Video of his appearance is below.

March 4, 2013

Excerpted from the Deseret News:

March 1, 2013

Excerpted from the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin:

On Thursday, [John Marshall Law School] named Lousin as The Edward T. and Noble W. Lee Chair in Constitutional Law for the 2013-14 academic year during her 70th birthday celebration at the school.

February 28, 2013

From the Faegre Baker Daniels website:

February 28, 2013

From the Faegre Baker Daniels website:

February 26, 2013

Excerpted from CNN's Schools of Thought blog:

February 25, 2013

From the Luther College website:

Winnifred Sullivan, professor of religious studies at Indiana University and affiliate professor of law at the Maurer School of Law, has been named Luther College's Oen Fellow for the 2013 spring semester. She will visit Luther's campus March 10-13.