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Being a dean during a pandemic

In MEP 200, there are stickers indicating what seats are available to be sat in.
Deans of the college of law, business and arts and sciences share COVID-19 challenges and successes
September 7, 2020

Although school started mid-August, the deans on campus have been planning how the semester would look amidst a pandemic for months. As the semester progresses, these deans need to stay attentive to what’s...

Chase Law professor’s brief helps guide Supreme Court decision

File photo. Students walk through NKU's campus to celebrate Pride Week.
June 23, 2020

Before Jack Harrison was a professor at Chase College of Law, he worked as an attorney at a large law firm and handled product liability and employment litigation. Self-described as a “fairly visible...

Chase professor cited, quoted in national death penalty case

“It's an interesting case, because at the time of the killings, Connecticut had the death penalty, but since then, Connecticut has repealed their death penalty. - Michael Mannheimer
April 30, 2019

Drug dealer Azibo Aquart and his accomplices pulled on their masks and armed themselves early one morning on August 24, 2005, to break in a “perceived” drug competitor’s apartment. After constraining...

Visions of the future: how Chase Dean plans to elevate law college

Judith Daar will serve as the dean for Chase College of Law.
March 7, 2019
Judith Daar will be taking over as dean of Chase College of Law this summer. Chase faculty look back at Interim Dean Michael Whiteman’s tenure and what Daar should expect as dean.

Rebel lawyer: Chase Law professor defends survivors of trafficking

Jennifer Kinsley, attorney and Chase Law associate director of professional development, works for justice for those who belong to traditionally marginalized groups.
January 18, 2019
It isn't easy to get Chase Law professor Jennifer Kinsley to back down from a challenge.

Chase College of Law announces new dean

Judith Daar will serve as the dean for Chase College of Law.
After nearly one year, Chase names Judith Daar as new head
December 4, 2018
University of California, Irvine professor Judith Daar will head NKU’s Salmon P. Chase College of Law, the university announced Tuesday.

Cybersecurity: NKU symposium celebrates the tech that protects us

The JRG Cyber Threat Intelligence Laboratory located in Griffin Hall.
October 10, 2018

For 15 years, October has been National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Various events and conferences happen throughout October to promote awareness for...

Chase professor a Supreme Court contender

Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University.
July 6, 2018
Chase professor Amul Thapar is on President Trump's shortlist to serve on the Supreme Court following Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement.

The ‘semi-accidental’ leader: St. Amand bids NKU farewell

Interim President Gerard St. Amand, who served NKU for nearly 20 years as Chase dean and vice president of advancement,  steps down June 30, 2018.
June 30, 2018
The central thread of St. Amand’s career has been what he calls “semi-accidental” leadership and service. Throughout his time in the military and in higher education, he always stepped up to fill a need, even when he least expected it.

Investigation docs show Chase dean’s office a ‘toxic’ work environment

Chase Law Dean Jeffery Standen has been on leave since Nov. 17. He resigned in Dec. after a university investigation found that he created an
February 23, 2018
Chase Law Dean Jeffrey Standen resigned in December after a university investigation found he violated NKU's Values and Ethical Responsibilities policy by creating “an unhealthy culture of fear, intimidation and bullying” in his office.

Hard work and heart set her apart

Hurley leads the Norse in digs with 221 digs so far this season.
Hurley lays down the law
September 27, 2016

After an action-packed two days, nobody would fault Lauren Hurley for spending the three hour long bus ride back from the Morehead Invitational celebrating with teammates or even taking a nap. After...

Chasing the truth: externship helps the innocent

Melissa Bodner, a fourth- year law student, is an extern for the Innocence Project.
November 17, 2015

When Michael VonAllmen walked into a neighborhood bar for a cold beer on a Sunday night in Louisville in 1981, he had no idea he would be fighting for his freedom for the next three decades. VonAllmen...

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