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MC Law Dean Wendy B. Scott and Professor Donald Campbell Speak at Fifth Circuit Judicial Conference

Assistant Dean for Admissions and Director of Experiential Learning Meta Copeland and Professor Donald Campbell attend the Fifth Circuit Judicial Conference Assistant Dean for Admissions and Director of Experiential Learning Meta Copeland and Professor Donald Campbell attend the Fifth Circuit Judicial Conference

MC Law Professor Donald Campbell (‘01) sat on a panel of judges and practitioners today at the Fifth Circuit Judicial Conference in Houston, Texas, to discuss a range of ethical issues lawyers face in their everyday practice.  Campbell, whose research agenda focuses on legal ethics and property, joined the Honorable Jeff Bohm (U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Southern District of Texas), Attorney Jerry Edwards, the Honorable Eva M. Guzman (Justice, Texas Supreme Court), Attorney Yvonne Y. Ho, the Honorable Madeleine M. Landrieu (Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal, La.) and Attorney Richard A. Schwartz.

On Wednesday, May 11, Dean Wendy B. Scott will contribute to the panel, “The Crisis in Legal Education Today: Structural Impediments to Change.” The session will highlight the challenges being faced in legal education, including scholarships, tuition disparity, rankings, diversity, and the bar exam.  She will join Royal Furgeson, Jr. (Founding Dean, UNT Dallas College of Law), Leonard M. Baynes (Dean and Professor, University of Houston Law Center), Darby Dickerson (Dean and Professor, Texas Tech University School of Law), David D. Meyer (Dean and Professor, Tulane University Law School) and Bradley J.B. Toben (Dean and M.C. and Chair of Law, Baylor Law School).