Students in the News

Law Student Assigned to Cambodia Trial

Third-year law student, Sonja Schiller, has been assigned to the Duch Trial in Cambodia.  The trial involved the ex-commandant of a Khmer Rouge prison who is facing a special U.N. tribunal in the Cambodian capital for crimes against humanity committed during the genocidal regime that ended three decades ago. [view NPR article] [view NY Times article]

Law Student, Marathon Runner Featured in Student Lawyer

Third-year law student Robert Friedman is featured in the February issue of Student Lawyer, the ABA publication that comes out monthly during the school year. He appears in the student spotlight section regarding his plans to run in the Boston Marathon in April. [view article]

Law Student Wins Scholarship in Film Contest

Third-year law student Steven Luther recently won the One Less Worry Scholarship contest for his YouTube film on finding just the right summer job following his first year of law school.
December 2008 [view release

Two Law Students/Political Opposites Featured in LA Times

Our very own Scott Talkov and Erick "E.D." Harris are featured in today’s Los Angeles Times as “law school roommates and political junkies” who are on opposite sides of the political spectrum. [view article]

Student Receives Firm Scholarship, Internship

First-year law student Nicole Rivers is the 2008-09 recipient of Thompson Coburn LLP’s Thomas F. Eagleton Scholarship. Rivers also will receive a paid summer internship at Thompson Coburn and mentoring from a firm partner. [view article]