Faculty News for Professor Laurel Rigertas
Laurel A. Rigertas
Associate Professor of Law
B.S., James Madison University
J.D., University of Minnesota Law School
Phone: (815) 753-1680
Professor Rigertas Participates in Roundtable on Supreme Court Ethics
Professor Laurel Rigertas was chosen to be part of a scholarly roundtable discussion as part of the Tabor Institute on Legal Ethics' annual lecture series, hosted by Valparaiso University Law School. This year's lecture series focused on Supreme Court ethics. Professor Rigertas was joined in the roundtable by Professor Barry Sullivan of Loyola University Chicago School of Law and Professor Kevin Hopkins of John Marshall Law School. The roundtable was held on Friday, October 19, following the annual Tabor Lecture by Professor Steven Lubet of Northwestern University Law School. The event took place at Wesemann Hall on the Valparaiso University campus.
Professor Laurel Rigertas Cited as Legal Ethics Expert by Los Angeles Times
Professor Rigertas was cited as a legal ethics expert in an article in the June 17, 2012 Los Angeles Times. The article, written by Carol J. Williams, details the rolling back and elimination of reforms instituted in the wake of the Watergate scandal 40 years ago. Professor Rigertas was paraphrased as saying, "Broad divergence remains among state and local bar associations on when or whether members are obliged to reveal information about criminal acts disclosed by their clients." To read the full article, visit the L.A. Times website.
Professor Rigertas Presents at Chapman University Symposium
Professor Laurel Rigertas participated in the 14th Annual Chapman Law Review Symposium, "The 40th Anniversary of Watergate: A Commemoration of the Rule of Law," January 26-27, 2012.