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University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer 2013

News Briefs s t e v e y e at e r Faculty Focus Professors Explore Ethics The Pacific McGeorge Ethics Across the Professions Initiative, sponsored by Sierra Health Foundation, featured two guest lectures during spring semester. On Jan. 7, Professor Laurel Terry, from Penn State Dickinson School of Law, discussed the September 2012 London conference of more than 100 lawyer regulators, which sowed the seeds for a new global regulatory network. On Feb. 20, Professor David Vladeck, who served as the director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection for four years, lectured on “Completely Clueless or Completely Venal?: Regulators, Wrongdoing and Corporate Responses to the Federal Trade Commission.” Honors for Michael Malloy Professor Michael Malloy was honored by publisher Wolters Kluwer with a plaque marking the 25th anniversary of his publication, The Corporate Law of Banks, now a three-volume treatise in its second edition titled Banking Law and Regulation. At the Intersection of Law and Medicine Each semester for the past five years, a group of Pacific McGeorge students has attended classes at the UC Davis School of Medicine with medical students and study the interrelated health and legal issues of a growing senior population. On Jan. 17, Elder and Health Law Clinic students joined UC Davis medical students for a three-hour class of simulations in which “clients” confronted the participants with issues of alleged medical error. Amanda Iler, ’14, Wins ABOT A Award Amanda Iler, ’14, became the inaugural winner of the American Board of Trial Advocates’ Joe Ramsey Award. Named Trial Advocacy Student of the Year, she was honored at the Sacramento Valley ABOTA Chapter’s annual dinner at the Del Paso Country Club. Iler, a star on the Pacific McGeorge Mock Trial Team, turned in a noteworthy performance in the Fordham Law School’s Kelly Invitational in October 2012. She and her partner, Denize Kia, ’13, tried both sides of a case in the event, winning all five judges in one round and losing by a single point in the second round. 6 summer 20 1 3


University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer 2013
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