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New Assistant Dean creates wellness programming at law school

Leah Terranova recently began a new role as assistant dean for academic and student affairs at the University of Kansas School of Law. Terranova has been with KU Law since 2012 as the law school’s director of career …

Ensuring justice through the Project for Innocence

I firmly believe that every single law student at KU should participate in a clinic before they leave. My year as an intern in the Paul E. Wilson Project for Innocence and Post-Conviction Remedies improved my legal writing, …

Student Spotlight: Liz Thompson pursues justice for clients that ‘feel like they are voiceless’

Liz Thompson is passionate about public defense. Thompson, a third-year law student from Salina, spent her summer in New Orleans as a law clerk at Orleans Public Defenders (OPD). OPD is an organization that provides legal assistance and …

John Peck will retire after 41 years at KU Law

What does Professor John Peck enjoy about teaching law? “Almost everything,” he said. “I get to be with smart, challenging young people and wonderful colleagues. I have the freedom to conduct legal research and writing on any issue …

Mike Kautsch to retire after 40 years at KU

After four decades at KU, media law professor Mike Kautsch is retiring after the spring semester. Kautsch who has focused on First Amendment protection for newspapers and other media, is a former journalist and former dean of the …

Alumni law clerk honors memory of former dean, federal judge

Former KU Law Dean James Logan in 1968. Brad Manson reflects on experience in Judge Logan’s chambers Jim Logan was confirmed by the United States Senate in mid-December 1977, and a few days later he interviewed to hire …