Congratulations, Class of 2017!
During this year’s Commencement, 188 graduates received J.D.’s, and 59 foreign attorneys were awarded LL.M.’s. The Class of 2017 also included one graduate who received a J.D. and a Ph.D. in law and economics; one graduate who received a J.D. and a Ph.D. in neuroscience; five graduates who earned a J.D./M.S. in finance; and two graduates who earned a J.D./M.B.A.
In addition to conferring degrees, VLS honored Laura Dolbow ’17 (BA’12) with the Founder’s Medal for First Honors; Carly Myers ’17 with the Bennett Douglas Bell Memorial Prize, the only award whose recipient is chosen by the vote of the entire law faculty; Kamron Cox ’17 with the Chris Lantz Award for leadership; and Darrius Woods ’17 with the Damali A. Booker Award for legal activism and a commitment to confronting social issues.
Photos by Steve Green and Terry Wyatt