Chess Champ Supports Kids

Andrew Scherman (JD 83) was 11 years old when he set the world record for the youngest player to participate in the World Chess Olympiad. In 2003 he won the title of National “Game-in-10” Chess Champion, which required him to checkmate competitors within the 10 minutes on the game clock. Today he

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The Second Time Around

When Steven (JD 82) and Natalia (JD 86) Kalishman got married the first time, the ceremony took place in a barebones government office in Natalia’s hometown of Novorossiisk, Russia. Only two other people looked on. When they wanted to renew their wedding vows 25 year later, they decided

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Up the Ladder

An “eminently qualified successor” is how George Reardon (JD 75) was described when he was recently appointed senior vice president and general counsel of Adecco Group North America, a Forbes 500 company. Reardon previously was senior vice president and general counsel of Kelly Services and former chairman of the American Staffing

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Summer 2005 Class Notes

Share Your News Your classmates want to hear from you, so don’t forget to send information about your accomplishments. Please note you also can now list your e-mail address with your news, but we ask that you include a note that gives us permission to

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SOCIAL SECURITY: Where’s the Fire?

The debate over the current state of Social Security continues to take center stage nationally as President Bush presses the case for his private accounts and “progressive indexing” proposals. So far, the president has made little headway in selling his plan to the American public or to

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Recent Faculty Achievements

Conservation Clinic Director and Legal Skills Professor  Thomas T. Ankersen published “Inside the Polygon: Emerging Community Tenure Systems and Forest Extraction,” with Grenville Barnes, in Working Forests in the Neotropics: Conservation Through Sustainable Management? (Columbia U.P., ed. D. Zarin et al. 2004); and “Applying Clinical Legal Education to Community Smart Growth:

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