On Thursday, May 19, 2016, the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution hosted a reception for all graduating students and their families in honor of their accomplishment in completing the LLM, Master’s Degree, or Certificate in Dispute Resolution. Over 375 students, family members, faculty, and staff participated in the two receptions. For the non-JD lunch reception, Straus welcomed a total of 167 people including 28 LL.M. grads, 6 MDR grads, and 6 certificates (MBA); the JD reception saw a total of 208 people, including 7 JD/MDR grads and 45 JD/Certificates.
The School of Law Commencement took place the following day, on Friday, May 20, 2016, and the Straus students were awarded diplomas for completing their LLM and Master’s Degrees.