Senior Day, May 8, 2010

Amy Bruning fills out a card for the photographer.

Senior Day, May 8, 2010

A smiling Lia Ernst gets her mortarboard straightened.

Senior Day, May 8, 2010

Graduates (from left) Kerry Monroe, Whitney Becker, Erin Opperman, and Tom Bousnakis.

Senior Day, May 8, 2010

Professor Richard Friedman amid a sea of graduates.

Senior Day, May 8, 2010

Joan Jung Won Lee prepares for the Senior Day ceremony.

Senior Day, May 8, 2010

Today's Brass Quintet (with Tympani) performed at the event. Shown in the foreground is percussionist Cary Kocher.

Senior Day, May 8, 2010

Dean Evan Caminker speaks to graduating students.

Senior Day, May 8, 2010

Regent Katherine E. White addresses the audience.

Senior Day, May 8, 2010

Graduate Justin Abraham Gayle gives remarks.

Senior Day, May 8, 2010

Senior White House Advisor Valerie Jarrett delivers the Senior Day address.

Senior Day, May 8, 2010

From left: Jarrett, Professor Sam Gross, Professor Alica Davis, Dean Caminker, Professor Rebecca Scott.

Senior Day, May 8, 2010

Law School a cappella group The Headnotes perform at the ceremony.

Senior Day, May 8, 2010

Assistant Dean Sarah Zearfoss hoods graduate Amy Bruning.

Senior Day, May 8, 2010

Dean Caminker congratulates one of the 310 graduates.

Senior Day, May 8, 2010

Graduate Ashanti Huey receives her hood.

Senior Day, May 8, 2010

S.J.D. and LL.M. candidates shared the ceremony with J.D.s. Here, LL.M. Akihiro Terai poses with his young charges.

Senior Day, May 8, 2010

Following the ceremony, graduates and guests gathered in the Law Quadrangle for a reception.

Senior Day, May 8, 2010

Kelley Calvin gets a congratulatory hug; standing behind her is graduate Joseph Jones.

Senior Day, May 8, 2010

Graduates Seiji Yamashita and Nobuo Hori pose for a photo.

Senior Day, May 8, 2010

Graduate Danielle Barnes huddles under an M-brella.

On Saturday, May 8, Hill Auditorium was host to 310 graduating Law School students, their loved ones, and guests, for the Senior Day ceremony. Senior White House Advisor Valerie Jarrett, '81, delivered an address in which she stressed that graduates maintain their self-confidence in the face of setbacks. "Learn from your mistakes, but do not quit. And certainly do not fear trying," she said.

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