School of Law
Members of the law school class of 1996 celebrated
their fifth reunion, held in October on the Chicago campus.
photo by Jim Ziv
This years John Henry Wigmore Club Dinner brought law alumni and
benefactors to the Mid-Day Club in downtown Chicago last October.
Guests heard a presentation, Despite Innocence: Wrongful Convictions in
America, by professor Larry Marshall (L85) and Rob Warden, legal director
and executive director, respectively, of the law schools Center
on Wrongful Convictions. They also participated in the unveiling of a
portrait of Robert Bennett, who served as law school dean from 1985 through
95. His portrait hangs permanently at Lowden Hall.
In other news, nearly 400 alumni and guests returned to the law school
in October to celebrate Reunion 2001. In addition to catching up with
friends and classmates at informal gatherings, participants took part
in a career satisfaction symposium and learned about the progress of the
schools strategic plan. Topping off the festivities were a grand
celebration cocktail reception and individual class dinners at the law
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