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Thursday's law school briefs

[JURIST] Reviving an initiative it sustained for over thirty years between 1938 and 1969, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law [official website] has announced that it will offer evening classes beginning in the fall of 2004. The SMU Daily Campus has the story, and SMU Law School provides a press release.

Tucson police have ruled Monday's death of University of Arizona Rogers College of Law [official website] student Susan Barber a homicide. The Arizona Daily Wildcat has details.

Law students at the University of Texas School of Law [official website] are bracing themselves for the possibility of fewer class sections, reduced library hours and limited building maintenance as the administration there struggles with University and state budget cuts. The Daily Texan reports.

Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Democrat Senator Patrick Leahy discussed human rights and foreign policy Tuesday at Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville [official website]. The Louisville Cardinal has more.

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