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Mercer Law Student Rhonda Sadler Wins Samsung-Stanford Patent Prize

Rhonda Sadler, 3L, has been named a winner of a Samsung-Stanford Patent Prize for her paper entitled, “The Role of Jury Instructions in Patent Remedy Gatekeeping.” She will receive a cash prize of $5,000 and she will present her paper at a conference discussing patent remedies on Friday, February 18th, 2011 at the Stanford University School of Law.  The Samsung-Stanford writing competition was created to encourage research regarding patent remedies. Prizes were awarded to students, academics, lawyers and other professionals. The full list of winners can be found here.

Mercer Law student captures top honor in annual closing-argument competition

ATLANTA - Mercer Law student Louise Smith finished first in the recent 2010 Keenan’s Kids Foundation’s annual Law Student Closing Argument Competition. Last year, another Mercer Law student, Michael Lyles II ’10, captured first place. The Keenan’s Kids Foundation was established in 1993 by the Keenan Law Firm to raise awareness about child safety. (Pictured left, Louise Smith is second from the left.)

Phi Alpha Delta chapter wins national Service Program award

TAMPA, Fla. - Mercer Law School's chapter of Phi Alpha Delta received the award for Outstanding Law School Chapter Community Service Program for its 2009 Mercer Law Talent Show in which proceeds benefited Macon's Booker T. Washington Community Center. The award was presented at the 58th Biennium Convention of Phi Alpha Delta in Tampa from Aug. 4 - 8. The talent show raised $2,600 for Booker T. Washington, which offers an after-school and summer program for underprivileged families. Phi Alpha Delta is an international legal fraternity established in 1902.

AWLS auction raises more than $15,000 for charities

Student organizations at Mercer Law School continue to make a difference in the local community. In March, Mercer Law’s chapter of the Association of Women Law Students raised $15,680 for three charities during its annual 2010 auction. In the 12 years that the AWLS chapter has held the annual auction, it has raised more than $125,000 for area charities.

 
 
 
 

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