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University of San Diego School of Law
Advocate Fall 2016 Issue

Fall 2016

Mary Jo Wiggins

A Decade as Vice Dean

A Look Back at the Remarkable 10-year Vice Deanship of Professor Mary Jo Wiggins, as She Returns to Full-time Teaching and Scholarship…

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Professor Laura Berend

A Fond Farewell

The five professors retiring in 2016, all stellar advocates and educators, embody the finest traditions of USD School of Law…

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2016 law graduates

A Matter of Choice

Commencement speaker and Qualcomm President Derek Aberle ’96 (JD) shared life lessons with the Class of 2016…

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Discovery

Theodore J. Boutrous Jr.

On a Historic Education Ruling

ALUMNUS THEODORE J. BOUTROUS JR., ’87 (JD), DELIVERS BERGMAN MEMORIAL LECTURE…

Charles Murray

Evaluating the American Way

CHARLES MURRAY DELIVERS ANNUAL BOWES-MADISON DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES LECTURE…

Cass Sustein

Supreme Court Decision Styles

HARVARD LAW PROFESSOR CASS SUNSTEIN DELIVERS NATHANSON MEMORIAL LECTURE…

Campus Briefs

EPIC students and staff in Sacramento

10 Years of Leading Change

In early 2005, USD School of Law launched the Energy Policy Initiatives Center (EPIC) with funds from a settlement in a lawsuit linked to the infamous 2000–01 California energy crisis. EPIC&rsqu…

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Alumni Spotlights

David Camp

Excellence First

The Honorable David Camp,’78 (JD), received the 2016 Author E. Hughes Career Ac…

Michael J. Weaver, ’73 (JD) and Hon. Louisa S Porter, ’77 (JD)

Luminary Alums

The Honorable Louisa S Porter, ’77 (JD), and Michael J. Weaver, ’73 (JD),…

Dean Stephen C. Ferruolo and David Fox '07 (JD)

Rising Stars

David Fox, ’07 (JD), and Kate E. Payerle, ’07 (JD), received the 2015 Ris…

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Faculty Spotlights

Heiser and Sichelman Win Teaching and Scholarship Prize

Professor Walter Heiser received the 2016 Prize for Excellence in Teaching. A vote of upper-divisionlaw students decides the annua…

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Wiggins, Ramsey and Claus Receive USD Honors, Professorships

Three law professors have been selected recipients of the2016–17 USD faculty awards. Vice Dean and Professor MaryJo Wiggins was named …

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Ferruolo Testifies Before Mexican Senate

Dean Stephen C. Ferruolo was invited by Mexican Sen. Enrique Burgos to participate in hearings on a bill that would regulate the legal profe…

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Dallas Recognized by AALS for Service to Legal Education

Professor Lynne Dallas was among 13 law professors recognized by the Section on Business Associations of the Association of American Law Sch…

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Dean's Message

Dean Stephen C. Ferruolo

This issue of the Advocate includes many examples of people who have chosen to make a difference. They have done so in a variety of ways and in diverse roles; they also have enjoyed varying types of recognition and rewards. What they all share is their legal education. Law school inspired them to wa… Read more. Dean Ferruolo