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.

If you would like an event added to or removed from the blog, or to report any inaccuracies, please email Alison Coppelman, Director, Alumni Relations, at acoppelman@uchicago.edu.

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November 7, 2012

Excerpted from blog.heartland.org:

October 31, 2012

From the Vorys website:

October 30, 2012

Excerpted from The European Financial Review:

October 29, 2012

Excerpted from The National Review:

October 25, 2012

From CBS Sports:

Commissioner David Stern announced Thursday that he will retire from his position as head of the National Basketball Association on Feb. 1, 2014. The Board of Governors has unanimously voted to negotiate with Adam Silver to replace Stern as commisioner of the NBA.

October 25, 2012

Excerpted from the Charlotte Observer:

Republican Cherie Berry points to one chart to demonstrate why she believes she deserves a fourth term as the state’s labor commissioner.

October 24, 2012

From codeforamerica.org:

October 23, 2012

From MainJustice.com:

The search for a new United States Attorney in Chicago, one of the most highly coveted federal prosecutor jobs in the country, has been narrowed to eight candidates, according to sources close to the process.

October 22, 2012

Excerpted from SeattleTimes.com:

Attorney General Rob McKenna surprised many lawmakers last session when a campaign news conference on state spending turned into an attack on Democratic House Speaker Frank Chopp.