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USD School of Law Professors Share Expertise on Credit Hour Podcast

The Credit Hour Podcast from the University of South Dakota logo. Credit Hour interviewed USD School of Law professors Patrick Garry and Thomas Horton as well as professor emeritus Frank Pommersheim.

VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota podcast, Credit Hour, featured three USD School of Law faculty members.

Professor Patrick Garry discussed the evolution of media law in the United States.

Professor Thomas Horton, the Heidepriem Trial Advocacy Fellow at the USD School of Law, highlighted the importance of antitrust law around the globe.

Frank Pommersheim, professor emeritus, explained the creative process he utilizes when writing and shared several new poems from his upcoming chapbook.

"We are fortunate that our faculty members have a broad range of personal and professional experiences that they bring into the classroom," said Michael Ewald, host of Credit Hour and a third-year law student at USD. "These conversations shed light on their wealth of expertise and demonstrate how lucky we are to have them as professors."




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USD’s Knudson School of Law prepares students for leadership in the administration of justice in South Dakota, including in rural areas where the demand is great, and for private practice, public service, business and other law-related endeavors anywhere. Its joint degree program allows students to also earn one of nine master’s degrees within the traditional three-year law curriculum, which includes course tracks in business, commercial, constitutional, criminal, employment, environmental, Indian, real estate and tax law as well as civil litigation and estate planning.


Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 202 undergraduate and 84 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, Knudson School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 16:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 18 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.


Hanna DeLange
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