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Akron Law Students Competing for Cash Prize at Intramural Trial Competition

Akron Law’s first-place trial advocacy team in March competition, from left: Justin Morgan (3L), Sarah Blank (3L), Cassandra Rosa (3L), Imokhai Okolo (2L).

By Megan Parker, Copy Editor

April 3, 2019

Eight teams from The University of Akron School of Law will be competing for a cash prize in the school’s 10th annual intramural trial competition on Saturday, April 6.   This competition is sponsored by Tzangas Plakas Mannos Ltd., an award-winning law firm originally founded in 1957 with offices in Ca...

Proenza’s last commencement speech

President Proenza stands before loved ones to give his last speech to law graduates.

By Zaina Salem, Managing Editor

June 23, 2014

After 115 commencement speeches in his career, President Luis Proenza gave his last one to the University of Akron law graduates of 2014. The 90th School of Law commencement was held Sunday May 18 at E.J Thomas Hall. To begin his speech, Proenza gave three books that influenced him: No Crueler...