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Emory law school names new dean David Partlett, vice president and dean of Washington and Lee University School of Law, will become dean of Emory Law School on July 1. Prior to serving at Washington and Lee, he was acting dean at Vanderbilt University Law School. He earned his law degree from University of Sydney School of Law in 1970 and an LLM from University of Michigan law School in 1974. Partlett replaces Thomas Arthur, who resigned last year. MacArthur Justice Center moves to Northwestern The MacArthur Justice Center is moving from the University of Chicago Law School to Northwestern University School of Law. Joining Northwestern are Locke Bowman, director of the MacArthur Justice Center, and trial attorney Joe Margulies. The MacArthur clinic will cover cases that complement Northwestern’s Bluhm Legal Clinic, which focuses on achieving criminal justice reform. Two support staffers from the MacArthur clinic also will move to Northwestern. San Diego names law school dean The University of San Diego School of Law has appointed Kevin Cole as its new dean. Cole, who has served as interim dean since July 2005, is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania School of Law and clerked for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He has co-authored books on federal sentencing. Notre Dame professor now S. Carolina dean Walter F. “Jack” Pratt Jr. will become the new dean at University of South Carolina School of Law beginning July 1. Pratt previously served as the co-director of the Notre Dame London Law Centre and as associate dean for academic affairs. He is a graduate of Yale Law School and earned his doctorate in politics from Oxford University. Law School Movers is compiled and written by Leigh Jones. Please send material to her at The National Law Journal, 105 Madison Ave., New York, N.Y. 10016, or [email protected].

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