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Loquitur, the Alumni Magazine

For the Public Good

Spring 2015 / Volume 28, Number 2



Storytelling for lawyers. The future of college sports. National moot court championships. Following climate change at the United Nations. Summer programs for undergraduates. A landmark environmental agreement. Local food, legal marijuana?

Code of Conduct

Duty-bound to take a stand against the military's discriminatory policies, to make real a commitment to fairness, VLS is now duty-bound to provide the opportunity for students to serve their country.

For the Public Good

What service looks like: A gallery of Vermont Law School alumni who have chosen to serve in addition to earn.

Recalled to the Law

A professor and a student find meaning through the Jesuit Volunteer Corps.

Class Notes

News from the VLSAA, regional groups, your classmates, and friends.

Inter Alia

"What a Great Judge Should Be": The Honorable James L. Oakes



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About Loquitur

Loquitur is published for VLS alumni and others interested in our law school. It is designed and printed with soy-based inks on recycled paper (containing a minimum of 50% recycled fiber, 10% post-consumer waste, and meeting EPA standards).

President and Dean
Marc B. Mihaly

Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Mary L. Welz

Maryellen Apelquist
Jim Collins
Hannah Morris

Contributing Editors
Patty McIlvaine
Ashley Patton
Melissa Schlobohm MELP'12

Contributing Writers
Ian Aldrich
Cynthia Anderson
Maryellen Apelquist
Kathryn Flagg
Kristen Fountain
Castle Freeman Jr.

Design, Art Direction, and Production

J.S. McCarthy Printers

Loquitur is owned and published by Vermont Law School and is produced in cooperation with the Vermont Law School Alumni Association. This publication is guided by Vermont Law School's principle of freedom of expression and accepted standards of good taste. Opinions expressed in this publication are those of the contributors or the editors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the school.

Vermont Law School Alumni Office
P.O. Box 26
South Royalton, VT 05068

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Congratulations to Loquitur

Read about the CASE Circle of Excellence Award won by the Winter 2013-14 issue of Loquitur  in the Magazines-Special Issues category.

Special thanks to our alumni whose good work is featured in the award-winning issue.