Santa Clara Law Centennial Events

Santa Clara Law Centennial

September 29, 2011 – Centennial Writing Competition Awards – The winner of the Centennial Student Writing Competition had a panel discussion and presentation of their winning papers. The event was moderated by Professor David Yosifon, Santa Clara Law.

September 9 – 11, 2011 – Centennial Gala and Reunion Weekend – 2011 reunion weekend included a once-in-a-century gala at the Fairmont Hotel. Santa Clara Law alumni and friends came together to reminisce about the past, celebrate the law school’s many achievements and help envision our future while dining and dancing the night away.

September 10, 2011 – The Trial of Our Century: People v. Clarence Darrow – Santa Clara Law professor Gerald Uelmen presented a lively reenactment of the 1911 trial of Clarence Darrow who was charged in Los Angeles for jury tampering. View photos from “The Trial of Our Century”…

September 8, 2011 – Sports Law Symposium – Presented by Santa Clara Law in association with the Santa Clara University Athletic Department

August 19, 2011 – Santa Clara Law Day at the San Jose Giants!

July 24-28, 2011 – Oxford Summer Abroad Reunion for Alumni and Friends – Magdalen College, Oxford University Professor Robert Peterson, long-time director of our Oxford program orchestrated a special visit complete with CLE lectures by Oxford dons.

July 14, 2011 – Peninsula Centennial Celebration – Oracle Conference Center

June 23, 2011 – Denver Centennial Celebration at The Avenue Grill

June 15, 2011 – Los Angeles Centennial Celebration at The Jonathan Club

June 14, 2011 – San Diego Centennial Celebration at The Grant Grill Lounge

June 7, 2011 – San Jose Centennial Celebration at Silicon Valley Capital Club

June 1, 2011 – Washington, D.C. Centennial Celebration at The Book Room, The Jefferson Hotel

May 31, 2011 – U.S. Supreme Court Swearing In – Washington, DC
Santa Clara alumni from across the country gathered in Washington, DC for a special swearing-in before the U.S. Supreme Court complete with a private breakfast at the court and photo opportunities.

May 21, 2011 – Centennial Commencement Ceremony – Law graduates and members of the Santa Clara Law community celebrated the centennialth anniversary of the law school’s beginning in 1911.

May 12, 2011 – Seattle Centennial Celebration at Columbia Tower Club

May 11, 2011 – Portland Centennial Celebration at The Pazzoria, Hotel Vintage Plaza

May 3, 2011 – Hawaii Centennial Celebration at Outrigger Reef on the Beach, Honolulu, HI

April 21, 2011 – Alexander Prize Award Ceremony – This award has been made possible through the generosity of Katharine & George Alexander to bring recognition to lawyers who have used their legal careers to help alleviate injustice and inequity. The hope is that recognition of such individuals will improve the image of lawyers around the world.

April 15, 2011 – Social Justice Leadership: An Intergenerational Conversation – (Sponsored by the Center for Social Justice and Public Service)

April 14, 2011 – Centennial Grad Lunch – A celebratory luncheon in honor of the graduating class of 2011.

April 13, 2011 – President’s Speaker Series – (Co-sponsored by Santa Clara Law and Littler Mendelson)
David Drummond, General Counsel, Google Corporation

April 11, 2011 – Honors Moot Court Centennial Celebration – Coincided with the final round of oral arguments in April, a reception will follow to honor the current and past winners and participants.

Alumni Judges Dinner – This very special evening was a tribute to those who serve the public good as members of the judiciary. We honored our alumni judges at a special dinner on the university campus.

March 12, 2011 – Rekindling Your Professional Purpose – The First Annual BLSA/La Raza Homecoming

March 4, 2011- High Tech Law Institute – 47 U.S.C. Conference/p>

February 24, 2011 – President’s Speaker Series -(Co-sponsored by Santa Clara Law) – Rosalyn Higgins, International Court of Justice

February 18-19, 2011 – Religion and International Law Symposium – (Co-sponsored by Santa Clara Law, Santa Clara Journal of International Law and the Center for Global Law & Policy)

February 18, 2011 – Centennial Barrister’s Ball– Held by the Student Bar Association

February 10, 2011 – San Francisco Alumni Centennial Celebration – at the office of Keesal, Young & Logan

November 3, 2010 – Diversity Gala – Students and alumni came together to recognize the contributions that prominent members of the legal profession have made to fostering inclusion and furthering the interests of minority groups.

October 28, 2010 – Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center Celebration of Community, Commitment & Courage – Honoring those whose support has made it possible for the Center to further the rights of low-income people.

October 18, 2010 – Centennial Convocation – An academic procession from Bannan Hall to Mayer Theatre where a special program celebrated our upcoming centennial year. Sharing in the ceremony were President Engh, Dean Polden and other members of the law school community.

October 8, 2010 – President’s Speaker Series – (Co-sponsored by Santa Clara Law)
Leon Panetta ’63 J.D., Director of the CIA