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Updates @ UC Law - Summer 2009

Professor Bert Lockwood and the Urban Morgan Institute Advocate for Human Rights

Bert Lockwood, Distinguished Service Professor of Law, teaches Constitutional Law I and a human rights seminar at UC Law, but he wants to talk about that only briefly.  Professor Lockwood has been in the human rights field for over 40 years, and many of his courses revolve around related issues. (Read more)


Job Deferrals: Law Students Use Time to Hone Skills, See World

It's summer time and the living is easy, right?  Well, for the Class of 2009, these are trying times.  For many who accepted full-time employment at law firms both near and far, spring was filled with anxiety as the blogs reported deferred start dates and salary cuts on an almost hourly basis.  As a sign of the times, our career services office huddled with many who anxiously awaited news about their employment. (Read story)


From UC Law to the State Department…Meet Kate Pongonis ’97

It was a lucky coincidence that Kate Pongonis ’97 was chosen to be featured in this issue of Updates@UC Law. Contacting her would soon have been a bit more challenging, seeing as she’s off to Ethiopia for the next two years.  As a United States Foreign Service Officer, Pongonis is a diplomat with the U.S. Department of State. (Read More)


Chandani Jones ’10 Combines Law and Public Service

Chandani Jones has a tremendous energy that is certainly contagious. She has travelled a long way to get to UC Law’s Class of 2010 – from the Virgin Islands to Nashville, Tennessee to Uzbekistan and back to the U.S. 


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