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University of San Diego School of Law
Advocate Fall 2017 Issue

Articles About Awards and honors

Mark Brnovich

Keep on Knocking

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, ’91 (JD), delivered the commencement address to the Class of 2017 on Saturday, May 20. Brnovic…

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Michael Devitt

Devitt, Bell, Hirsch and Ramsey Recognized with Thorsnes Prizes

Professor Michael Devitt received the 2017 Thorsnes Prize for Excellence in Teaching, which is awarded annually based on a vote of upper-div…

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Mila Sohoni

Sohoni Receives Junior Scholars Award and Honorable Mention

In December 2016, the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) announced its 2017 award for excellence in legal education. Among the winne…

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Dean Ferruolo

Ferruolo Appointed to Two-Year Term on Civic Education Committee

Dean Stephen C. Ferruolo has been appointed to a two-year term on the Power of Democracy Steering Committee, which oversees follow-up to the…

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Larry Alexander

Three Professors Receive USD Honors

Three law professors have been selected recipients of the 2017-18 USD faculty awards. Professor Larry Alexander was named University Profess…

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Alexander Celebrated with Roundtable at Yale Law School

In celebration of Professor Larry Alexander and the forthcoming book Moral Puzzles and Legal Perplexities: Essays on the Influence of Larry …

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Alumni Honors

Established in 1995, the Author E. Hughes Career Achievement Award is presented annually to one graduate of each of the six schools of the u…

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Distinguished Alumni

Asberry was appointed to the Riverside County Superior Court in 2007 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and became the first African-American…

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Rising Stars

Haden is currently an assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of California. He joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 2010, a…

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Pro Bono for Human Rights

Park is a senior managing associate at Dentons US LLP, where he specializes in business and commercial litigation and construction disputes.…

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Presidential Inauguration Planner

Barrack, who is chief executive of the privateequityreal estate firm Colony Capital, told the SanDiego Union Tribune, “An inauguration…

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Mohammad Al-Moqatei

Comparative Law in Kuwait

Al-Moqatei, who also holds a PhD from the University of Warwick in constitutional law, decided to pursue an LLM to continue his legal educat…

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In the Courts

Freeland had been a partner and attorney at Schor and Freeland LLP since 2007. She was a national partner at Baker and McKenzie LLP from 200…

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In the News:

Professor Shaun Martin was quoted in a New York Times article that reported on President Trump’s postelection agreement to pay $2…

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In the News:

Bob Fellmeth was quoted in a San Diego Union Tribune article that reported on the Commercial Child Rape Prevention Act, which has been intro…

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In the News:

Michael Ramsey was quoted in a San Diego Union Tribune articlethat reported on amicus briefs, citing two amicus curiae briefs related to nat…

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In the News:

Orly Lobel joined a Bloomberg Law podcast to discuss a lawsuit againstAmazon for overtime pay brought by a group of delivery drivers in Chic…

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Faculty Footnotes

Lawrence A. AlexanderAlexander published “Robert Nagel and the Emptiness of the Supreme Court’s Standards of Review ” in 8…

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