Paul L. Caron

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Goodbye, Class of 2009

Cincinnati_logo_0507_3The University of Cincinnati College of Law sent off the Class of 2009 into the world today at our graduation ceremony.  They are our 176th graduating class, making us the fourth-oldest conitnuously operating law school in the country.

It is always a reflective day for the faculty, as we watch with pride as each of the graduates march confidently across the stage to collect his or her diploma from the dean.  It is hard to believe that almost three years have passed since I welcomed 1/3 of them to law school in my week-long Introduction to Law course.  The highlight of the ceremony was the address by Cris Collinsworth, UC College of Law Class of 1991 and eight-time Emmy-award winnings sportscaster, who last month was selected by NBC to replace John Madden as analyst on Sunday Night Football.  Chris's speech was great, second in commencement speech annals to Conan O'Brien's:

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