Friday, May 11, 2012
San Diego (May 11, 2012) - University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Dean Stephen Ferruolo announced Congressman Dave Camp, '78 (JD), (R-Mich.), will address 363 law students at the 55th conferral of law degrees on May 12, 2012. Camp is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee.
Media parking is available in the lot next to the Jenny Craig Pavilion where the ceremony will take place.
USD Law Commencement
Saturday, May 12, 2012
9:00 a.m., procession begins at 8:45 a.m.
Jenny Craig Pavilion, University of San Diego
About the Commencement Speaker
Congressman Dave Camp represents the people of the 4th Congressional District of Michigan. As the head of Ways and Means, Camp is one of the most influential policymakers in Washington, DC, helping to set the nation's economic, health care and social welfare policies. His committee has sole jurisdiction over tax policy and oversees tariff and trade laws, Medicare, Social Security, as well as welfare and unemployment programs.
Recognized for decisive breakthroughs on significant legislation, Camp's signature issues include making America more competitive by lowering and simplifying tax rates for individuals, families and employers; reforming health care to focus on wellness and prevention; expanding access to quality, affordable health care through tax free savings accounts; protecting the welfare of our nation's children through family focused foster care and adoption programs; and, promoting the production and use of alternative energy, which is a growing industry in Michigan and the Fourth Congressional District.
About the University of San Diego School of Law
The University of San Diego School of Law is a center of academic excellence focused on preparing its students for legal practice in the new century. One of the most selective law schools in the country, the School of Law's nationally recognized faculty create a demanding, yet welcoming environment that emphasizes individualized education. USD law school graduates consistently score higher than the state average on the California Bar Exam and go on to practice law throughout the country and abroad, forming an influential network of alumni. USD School of Law is one of only 81 law schools in the country to have a chapter of The Order of the Coif, the most distinguished rank of American law schools. The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, nonprofit, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.